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August 18, 2006
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NEW YORK, NY— In exactly 30 days time campaigners will hold the biggest campaigning day for Darfur since the start of the conflict. Thousands of people in dozens of cities will call on their...
August 17, 2006
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NEW YORK- Following the guilty verdict in CIA contractor David Passaro's detainee abuse trial, Human Rights First called on the CIA to issue clear guidance to its agents and contractors that legal...
August 11, 2006
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Human Rights First is deeply concerned by reports that the parties to the conflict in southern Lebanon are hindering access to humanitarian assistance for the civilian population. Both the...
August 10, 2006
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The Justice Department committed yesterday to a series of significant reforms to the U.S. immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. While the reforms are a major step forward toward a...
August 09, 2006
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NEW YORK, NY – Human Rights First today highlighted the severe consequences of the Bush Administration’s proposal to dilute humane treatment protections by exempting certain military, intelligence,...
August 03, 2006
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On Monday August 7, the trial of David Passaro, a CIA contractor, opens in the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Judge Terrence Boyle presiding. Passaro is...
August 01, 2006
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DOJ Announces Immigration Court Reforms On August 9, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announced reforms to the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. These reforms follow a...
July 31, 2006
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Immigration judges deny asylum applications at widely disparate rates, according to a new report issued by Syracuse University’s Transaction Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).  Most judges...
July 31, 2006
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NEW YORK, NY – Human Rights First (HRF) today announced the appointment of Henry Griggs as the organization’s new Director of Communications. For the last four years, Griggs served as Communications...
July 28, 2006
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NEW YORK – In the face of escalating conflict in Lebanon and Israel, Human Rights First calls upon Hezbollah, and the Israeli government to exercise every precaution to protect civilians caught up in...



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