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Report | February 29, 2012
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The Consequences of Criminalizing “Defamation of Religions” Updated March 2012 Download For over a decade, efforts have been made in several venues at the United Nations to promote...
Factsheet | February 29, 2012
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9,000+  civilian deaths since the start of the uprising in March 2011, though local groups estimate the number to be higher. 1,179  civilians have died in Syria since February 2012...
Letter | February 20, 2012
Twenty-eight of the nation’s most respected retired generals and admirals urged the filmmakers, actors and engineers behind the Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty to use their public appearances,...
| February 08, 2012
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Subscribe to Firstcast on iTunes! In this special edition of Firstcast, we feature the voices of a recently detained asylum seeker, whom we can call Michael, and Human Rights First's...
Blueprint | January 25, 2012
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Life for most Egyptians has deteriorated one year after the overthrow of President Mubarak following mass popular protests in January and February. The economy is approaching a crisis...
Factsheet | December 31, 2011
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Federal court convictions of individuals charged with terrorism offenses since 9/11: 494 Number of district courts where terrorism-related convictions have been secured: 60 Number of states...
Factsheet | December 31, 2011
Science shows torture is counterproductive.  Although pain is commonly assumed to facilitate cooperation, scientific research suggests abusive questioning – including sleep deprivation and...