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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...
July 27, 2006
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Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, Chair of the Sudan Social Development Organization, has written a proposal for advancing the Darfur-Darfur Dialogue and Consultation laid out in the Darfur Peace Agreement....
July 24, 2006
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In the latest development in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and Human Rights First against Secretary Rumsfeld, on July 21, 2006, the Secretary reasserted his argument that he is immune from...
July 21, 2006
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CIS Ombudsman's Asylum Proposal Rejected Dr. Emilio Gonzalez, the Director of the Department of Homeland Security's Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), announced in late June that he had...
July 19, 2006
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Human Rights First Washington Director Elisa Massimino today urged the Senate Armed Services Committee to use the existing military justice system to try war crimes suspects. In her testimony,...



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