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February 08, 2006
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But One Year After Major Government Report on Asylum, Reforms Have Still Not Been MadeNEW YORK – One year ago today, the bi-partisan U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) issued...
February 03, 2006
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Conviction is Serious Setback for Human Rights in Russia NEW YORK – In a dramatic setback to the protection of human rights and the development of democracy in Russia, human rights activist Stanislav...
January 26, 2006
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By Marc Kusnetz Late Monday, January 23, the jury in the murder and dereliction of duty trial of Chief Warrant Officer Lewis Welshofer imposed three punishments on the defendant. First, he...
January 25, 2006
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NEW YORK – The Russian government has publicly defamed four well-respected human rights organizations by accusing them of collecting funds from the British secret service. The organizations are the...
January 24, 2006
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NEW YORK – While Human Rights First welcomes the fact that Sudan’s President has not been elected as Chairperson of the African Union in 2006, we are concerned that the government of Sudan’s position...
January 19, 2006
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HRF Outlines Specific Steps to Ensure Effective Implementation of the LawWASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to President Bush that was released publicly today, 22 high-level retired military leaders...
January 13, 2006
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is observing the military commission proceedings at the U.S. Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba...
January 13, 2006
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The U.S. Government filed a brief today with the Supreme Court seeking to dismiss the case of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a Guantanamo detainee. The case is Hamdan v. Rumseld. In its motion, the government...
January 12, 2006
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is observing the military commission proceedings at the U.S. Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba...
January 12, 2006
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January 12th, 2006 Human Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is observing the military commission proceedings at the U.S. Navy Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Priti Patel...

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