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November 01, 2006
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Material Support Update: Call to Action Dear Friends and Colleagues, During this season of thanksgiving and hope, we urge you to take a moment to write to the White House to ask President Bush...
October 24, 2006
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Human Rights First condemns the Sudanese government’s expulsion of Jan Pronk, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Sudan. Mr. Pronk was given 72 hours to leave...
October 18, 2006
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New York – The October 7 murder of investigative journalist and human rights defender Anna Politkovskaya has been followed by new threats and accusations against leading human rights defenders and a...
October 17, 2006
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October 16, 2006
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NEW YORK – In advance of President Bush’s signing of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, Elisa Massimino, Washington Director of Human Rights First said, “Given this administration’s track record...
October 10, 2006
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New York, NY - "The murder of Anna Politkovskaya, a prominent Russian investigative journalist and human rights defender is “a devastating loss for the cause of human rights in Russia," said Maureen...
October 05, 2006
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NEW YORK - Human Rights First today called for a new investigation after Indonesia’s Supreme Court overturned the conviction of the only person serving time for the murder of Munir Said Thalib. The...
October 04, 2006
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NEW YORK – In an open letter to newly-appointed interim Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont and the leaders of the September 19 coup, Human Rights First called on the authorities to end martial law,...
October 01, 2006
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Material Support Update: DHS Delay Continues, State Department Exempts Some Chin Refugees From Material Support Bar On Thursday, October 19, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced that...
September 28, 2006
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Human Rights First today denounced the Military Commissions Act of 2006, passed yesterday by the House and today by the Senate. By passing this law, Congress has set the United States at odds with...

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