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July 02, 2010
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House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee Holds a Hearing on "Health Services for Detainees in U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Custody" On March 3, 2009, the House...
July 02, 2010
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Human Rights First's Lifeline for Iraqi Refugees Issued a Progress Report, "Promises to the Persecuted: The Refugee Crisis in Iraq Act of 2008" On April 28th, Human Rights First issued a new...
July 02, 2010
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John Morton Confirmed  as ICE Assistant Secretary On May 12, 2009, the Senate confirmed John Morton as the Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the U.S....
July 02, 2010
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"The St. Louis Refugee Ship Blues" by Art Spiegelman On June 21st, The Washington Post printed a visual commentary entitled, "The St. Louis Refugee Ship Blues," by Art Spiegelman. In this...
July 01, 2010
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By J. Adam Abram, Board member, Human Rights FirstOn Wednesday, I attended a military commission hearing in the case of Noor Uthman Muhammed, a forty-something year old Sudanese man who is accused of...
July 01, 2010
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Washington, DC Responding to President Barack Obama's immigration reform speech at American University, Human Rights First today emphasized that any immigration reform package must reflect U.S....
June 30, 2010
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Egyptian press reports that two policemen are being detained for investigations into the use of excessive force against Khaled Saeed, a 28-year old Egyptian man beaten to death outside an Internet...
June 30, 2010
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Cross-posted on The Huffington Post On Monday, Rep. Nita Lowey announced she would not support foreign aid for Afghanistan until she was assured that the Afghan government had put an end to...
June 30, 2010
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A panel discussion brings together intergovernmental and NGO experts to discuss strategies for improving protection for refugees, returnees, asylum-seekers, stateless and displaced persons who...
June 30, 2010
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At the OSCE Conference on Tolerance, HRF and the Anti-Defamation League released a report noting that half of OSCE nations fail to comply with efforts to track hate crimes. Joint ADL/HRF Report...

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