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February 18, 2009
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Our colleague David Danzig has a post at Huffington Post celebrating Senator Jay Rockefeller for asking tough questions of Admiral Denny Blair, the nation’s top intelligence chief.
February 18, 2009
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Washington, DC - Human Rights First regrets the D.C. Circuit Court's ruling today that the district court lacked authority to order the release into the United States of 17 Chinese Uighers currently...
February 16, 2009
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  New York, NY - Human Rights First and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, leading U.S. rights organizations, welcome the Obama administration's decision to engage in the Durban Review...
February 12, 2009
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A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll released today finds that a majority of Americans are in favor of investigating whether Bush Administration interrogation and detention policies broke the law.Close to two-...
February 12, 2009
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Our colleague David Danzig has a new blog up at Huffington Post. In his post, he calls for the establishment of a truth commission on torture, arguing that senior Bush Administration officials, like...
February 11, 2009
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On the Daily Show last week, Jon Stewart debunked former Vice President Cheney's myths more succinctly than we did:.cc_box a:hover .cc_home{background:url('http://www.comedycentral.com/comedycentral/...
February 11, 2009
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Shortly the International Criminal Court will decide whether to issue an arrest warrant for General Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide...
February 11, 2009
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Washington, DC - Human Rights First strongly supports the State Secret Protection Act of 2009, which was introduced with bi-partisan support in the House today. If enacted, this legislation would...
February 10, 2009
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Cheney Myth: Citing intelligence reports, Cheney said at least 61 of the inmates who were released from Guantanamo during the Bush administration — “that’s about 11 or 12 percent” — have “gone back...
February 10, 2009
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Cheney Myth: “When we get people who are more concerned about reading the rights to an Al Qaeda terrorist than they are with protecting the United States against people who are absolutely committed...

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