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October 26, 2009
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At the end of last week Congress passed a bill that has been over ten years in the waiting, extending hate crime protection to gays. The Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act expands the...
October 22, 2009
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Two advances on Guantánamo this week:Despite intensive fear mongering on Capitol Hill, the Senate passed a homeland security appropriations conference report this week that, although it places some...
October 22, 2009
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On Monday, President Obama's Administration announced its new and long-delayed policy on Sudan. On paper, the policy covers many useful bases. But it will be nothing more than empty words unless...
October 22, 2009
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Check out testimony below made by Human Rights First's Tad Stanhke, at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing yesterday on the Implications of the Promotion of “Defamation of Religions.”In...
October 22, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First called today's Senate passage of the Military Commissions Act of 2009 as part of the Department of Defense authorization bill an improvement on existing law, but...
October 21, 2009
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Check out testimony below made by Human Rights First's Andrew Hudson, at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing yesterday. Accompanying Andrew was Gabriel Gonzalez, Colombian human rights...
October 21, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First welcomes President Obama
October 20, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First welcomes today
October 19, 2009
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In an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal today, Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey argues that federal courts are not the place to try terrorist suspects.Thing is, Human Rights First has...
October 19, 2009
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By Julia Fromholz, crossposted from Huffington PostSeven months and a day after President Obama appointed a Special Envoy for Sudan, his Administration has finally agreed on a policy toward that...

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