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June 02, 2010
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Human Rights First is gathering a group of distinguished retired military leaders this week in Philadelphia to talk to congressional candidates about national security issues--notably Guantanamo and...
June 01, 2010
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Cross-posted at The Huffington Post It was an odd sequence of events. First, on Thursday, the Senate Armed Services Committee passed a bill to stop the Obama administration from purchasing a new...
June 01, 2010
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This weekend the President of Malawi made the right move in pardoning a Malawian couple, Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza, previously sentenced to 14 years hard labor under a law that...
May 28, 2010
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Yesterday the Obama Administration released its national security strategy, and Human Rights First reacted in a press release urging action on current policies that run counter to the goals laid out...
May 28, 2010
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Washington, DC Human Rights First today urged the Supreme Court to hear the case against CACI International and L-3 Services (formerly Titan Corporation), companies whose employees are alleged to...
May 28, 2010
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Washington, DC This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a ban on using any of the funds authorized in the National Defense Authorization Act for the transfer of Guant
May 27, 2010
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Washington, DC As the Obama Administration formally issues its National Security Strategy today, Human Rights First warned that the strategy will be undermined unless the administration moves to...
May 25, 2010
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By Meg Roggensack Consultant, Business and Human Rights After a week of bad press and threats of user boycotts stemming from Facebook’s latest privacy policies, the company’s chief executive, Mark...
May 24, 2010
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By Enrico Carisch, Advisor to Human Rights FirstCrossposted from Huffington PostCongress is poised to take action to confront one of the most intractable problems in one of the most violent places on...
May 24, 2010
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The New York Times ran an editorial today on the controversial military commissions proceedings against Omar Khadr, the child soldier held at Guantanamo now for eight years, noting that the Obama...

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