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Factsheet | February 10, 2015
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The Obama administration has now provided Congress with proposed legislative text for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the administration’s military campaign against the...
Issue Brief | February 04, 2015
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The prison at Guantanamo Bay, which now holds 116 detainees, is vastly more expensive to operate than the equivalent federal prisons. Indeed, it’s come to be called “the most expensive prison on...
Opinions | January 30, 2015
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This is a cross-post from Politico  By Retired Major General Michael Lehnert, USMC, the first commander of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Thirteen years ago...
Video | January 30, 2015
Beacon Award 2014 from Human Rights First on Vimeo.
Infographic | January 30, 2015
An overview of human trafficking by the numbers Download
Factsheet | January 29, 2015
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Download President Barack Obama. “As Americans, we have a profound commitment to justice -- so it makes no sense to spend three million dollars per prisoner to keep open a prison that the world...
Letter | January 28, 2015
January 28, 2015  President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: We write to express our serious concern that your...