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September 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Brian Dooley. The Bahraini government faces a tricky choice in the coming days as it weighs the political price of jailing leading human rights defender Maryam Al Khawaja....
August 06, 2014
An opinion piece by Antonio M. Taguba ALEXANDRIA, Va. — THE Senate Intelligence Committee will soon release key sections of its report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s detention and...
August 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Michael J. Quigley. Why do we give credence to those who say, “The war against terrorism is failing—so keep it up”? Critics of President Barack Obama say...
August 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Shawn Gaylord. “It's normal that you were beaten because Russian people hate fags.” “We should take you to the streets and stone you to death — how many...
August 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Eleanor Acer. As unaccompanied children from Central America have arrived at the southern border in recent months, the press has extensively documented...
August 05, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Michael J. Quigley In 2009 with bi-partisan support, the Senate intelligence committee began an investigation of the CIA’s use of so-called “enhanced...
July 17, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Michael J. Quigley. Why do we give credence to those who say, “The war against terrorism is failing—so keep it up”? Critics of President Barack Obama...
July 15, 2014
An opinion piece by Human Rights First's Michael J. Quigley. What’s the best way to bring terrorists to justice? The U.S. government’s handling of Ahmed Abu Khattala is shaping up to be a model...
July 11, 2014
An opinion piece by James W. Ziglar former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) under former President George W. Bush and a member of Human Rights...
June 05, 2014
By Brian Dooley Boycott is an Irish word. At least its origins are in Ireland, from 1880 when tenant farmers in County Mayo withheld rent from land agent Captain Boycott. They refused to...

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