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April 18, 2014
Human Rights First's Gabor Rona spoke at a Harvard Law School Constitution Society luncheon about targeted killing.  Prepared Remarks: TARGETED KILLINGS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW In...
March 28, 2014
On March 28, 2014, Human Rights First's Gabor Rona presented a lecture on the intersections of International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law at The Judge Advocate General’s...
July 24, 2013
President and Chief Executive Officer
Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino testified before Congress on July 24, 2013 and detailed a plan for closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo. ...
April 23, 2013
Senior Counsel, Defense & Intelligence
Human Rights First's Raha Wala spoke about Guantanamo and drones at a panel event organized by South Asians Bar Association on April 23, 2013. The event was hosted by Georgetown University....
March 22, 2013
Gabor Rona discussed targeted killings on a panel of national security and international humanitarian law experts at the Vermont School of Law. The panel is part of a day-long conference on March 22...
March 18, 2013
Human Rights First’s Gabor Rona joined a panel of national security experts on March 18, 2013 to talk about targeting killings. The event is part of a two-day conference titled, 21st Century...
February 22, 2013
Senior Counsel, National Security
Daphne Eviatar, senior counsel to Human Rights First’s Law and Security Program, Ben Wittes, and others spoke about drones at American Security Project’s panel, Understanding the Strategic &...
February 22, 2013
President and Chief Executive Officer
On January 23, 2013, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino joined MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Anne-Marie Slaughter, and CCR’s Vincent Warren to discuss counterterrorism and the Obama...
January 07, 2013
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, DC – Human Rights First urges the Bahraini authorities to either immediately release prominent human rights defender Said Yousif Al-Muhafdhah or to charge him with an...
January 04, 2013
Director, Law and Security
Washington, DC – Human Rights First calls on President Obama and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Acting Director Mike Morell to work with the Senate intelligence committee (SSCI) to declassify...

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