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March 05, 2013 This is a crosspost from the Huffington Post "In the months ahead, I will continue to engage with Congress to ensure not only that our targeting, detention and prosecution of terrorists...
March 05, 2013 Washington, DC – Tomorrow, as Attorney General Eric Holder appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he should state for the record his stance on key Obama Administration policies on...
March 05, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, announced that the White House has agreed to provide additional opinions from the Justice...
February 27, 2013 Washington, DC – Today, following a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the constitutionality of targeted killing, including the killing of American citizens, Human Rights First’s Daphne...
February 07, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today welcomed commitments from John Brennan during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to support release...
February 07, 2013 This week, a white paper with some of the Obama Administration’s legal justification for targeted killings of alleged terrorists abroad was leaked to the press. Last night, the administration...
February 06, 2013 Washington, DC – Tonight, following news that President Obama will give Congress classified Justice Department advice authorizing the use of drones to target U.S. citizens abroad, Human Rights...

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Issue Brief | March 28, 2016
Download THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION has repeatedly emphasized its strong commitment to transparency and accountability, including with respect to national security, counterterrorism, and military...
Letter | March 16, 2016
Download PDF Dear President Obama: Since your first days in office, you have emphasized the importance of transparency to a strong democracy and accountable government. Over the years, your...
Letter | May 14, 2015
May 13, 2015 The Honorable Barack Obama President of the United States of America White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20500 Re: Public Acknowledgement and Investigations...
Testimony | May 20, 2014
Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations May 21, 2014 Download SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Human Rights First welcomes the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s attention to the...

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