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March 27, 2007
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NEW YORK - A federal judge today dismissed a case brought by nine Iraqi and Afghan former detainees for the torture they suffered in U.S. military custody against former Defense Secretary Donald H....
March 26, 2007
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
March 23, 2007
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March 23 , 2007 Human Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Hina...
March 23, 2007
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
March 22, 2007
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Police officers in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, today came to the office of the Nizhny Novgorod Foundation to Support Tolerance, with the apparent intention of detaining two of its leaders, Stanislav...
March 19, 2007
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On the fourth anniversary of a major crackdown on human rights activists in Cuba that saw dozens sentenced to long prison terms for peaceful promotion of basic rights and freedoms, Human Rights First...
March 14, 2007
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NEW YORK – Eighteen years since Belfast solicitor Patrick Finucane was murdered by loyalist paramilitaries in his home, there has been little progress in the establishment of a public, independent...
March 08, 2007
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NEW YORK – Police used batons to attack a gathering of more than 700 Iranians who had taken to the streets of Tehran today to mark International Women’s Day. Fortunately, there were no reports of...
March 07, 2007
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OVERVIEW This year’s report opens with a forthright assessment of the important work by individual and groups that are human rights defenders. That acknowledgement is a positive development in...
March 06, 2007
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President Bush’s trip to Latin America is a unique opportunity to urge Latin American governments to support and protect human rights defenders, Human Rights First, a New York-based human rights...

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