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June 29, 2010
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By David Levine, Law and Security ProgramOn the morning of May 10, 2007 I opened my email to find this letter waiting for me. At the time I was serving as an intelligence officer in the Green Zone in...
June 29, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino will participate in a Thursday, July 1, panel discussion at the National Press Club examining the current Supreme Court Term and...
June 29, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First today voiced disappointment that only months after challenging China's censorship policies and announcing a review of its Chinese operations, Google appears to be...
June 28, 2010
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A reader wrote into the New York Review of Books asking the very important question about what to do about misguided interpretations of what it means to provide "material support" to a "terrorist"...
June 28, 2010
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Washington, DC A June 30 luncheon panel discussion hosted by the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stifung (FES) will tackle tough questions related to President Obama...
June 25, 2010
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Check out this week's Firstcast. This week features a story of one refugee's story: a rocky road from persecution in Burma to immigration jail in the United States, ending with safety and a new life....
June 25, 2010
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Adam Serwer, in the American Prospect blog, highlighted Elisa Massimino's statement yesterday in his post "Human Rights First Hearts Petraeus," pointing out that it's not as unlikely as you would...
June 24, 2010
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Today is the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, a solemn day when we should also remember the need for an accounting for abuses.Senator Leahy released a statement today...
June 23, 2010
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By Ben Chapin,Intern, Crimes Against Humanity ProgramResponding to intense diplomatic pressure, the United Arab Emirates has reportedly shuttered 40 international and domestic firms in order to...
June 23, 2010
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Washington, DC Following President Barack Obama's announcement that Gen. David Petraeus has been named the new top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino...

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