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December 05, 2008
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  WASHINGTON - Consistent promotion of human rights must be an integral part of the United States bilateral relationship with Russia, asserts Human Rights First in a new Blueprint on promoting...
December 04, 2008
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NEW YORK - A leading human rights advocacy group released a detailed strategy today for the next administration to repair the U.S. asylum system and restore the United States to prominence as a...
December 02, 2008
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New York, December 2, 2008 - Recent claims by the Sudanese government that the situation in Darfur is improving are not borne out by reality, fifteen organizations said in a report released today. In...
December 01, 2008
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DHS Announces a New Policy for Applying Exemptions for Cases Involving Material Support Provided Under Duress On December 22, 2008 USCIS announced that it will be implementing exemptions for...
November 26, 2008
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In a Washington Post column today, Jack Goldsmith argues against any further investigation into the Bush Administration’s interrogation policies and practices. He argues that the relevant facts are...
November 26, 2008
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The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the White House is debating whether or not to issue pardons for administration officials who were responsible for several controversial national...
November 21, 2008
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Big news yesterday: U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon has ordered the release of five detainees who have been held at Guantanamo without charges since January 2002. Judge Leon ruled that the...
November 20, 2008
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WASHINGTON - Human Rights First welcomes today's request by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court for arrest warrants for Darfur rebel commanders. The request is based on charges that...
November 19, 2008
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New York, NY - In response to a new report from the United Nations Security Council's Sudan Panel of Experts citing "flagrant violations" to the Darfur arms embargo by all parties to the conflict,...

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