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November 09, 2005
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Human rights group says investigation and prosecution falls short More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK, November 9 – A bipartisan group of 68 members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a...
November 07, 2005
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More on U.S. Law & SecurityNEW YORK – Human Rights First applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Monday to hear the appeal of Salim Ahmed Hamdan, a detainee held at the U.S. Naval Base at...
November 04, 2005
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More on International JusticeHuman Rights First welcomes the decision of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) not to move forward with legislation she introduced last month to limit the use of an...
October 29, 2005
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Honoring human rights defenders Ludmilla Alexeeva and Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam Honorary Chair Thomas R. Pickering Dinner Chairs Michael Lacovara Philip A. Lacovara Sybil Shainwald Dinner...
October 26, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersMukhtabar Tojibaeva, a well-known human rights activist in Uzbekistan, was arrested at her home earlier this month. Human Rights First has mobilized its grassroots...
October 19, 2005
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Lax Policies and Inadequate Investigations Create Culture of Impunity, Human Rights First Research ShowsNEW YORK, NY – More than 100 detainees have died in U.S. custody since 2002, Human Rights First...
October 06, 2005
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More on International JusticeMore than half of the candidates for the Liberian presidency say it is very important to hold accountable the individuals who committed abuses during that country's...
October 05, 2005
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Urge House to Adopt Senate Language & White House to Withdraw Veto Threat More on Ending TortureWashington, DC -- Human Rights First and a former Navy Judge Advocate General this afternoon...
October 05, 2005
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More on Human Rights DefendersNEW YORK -- Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov and Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi of Malaysia signed agreements Monday, October 3rd, establishing their...
October 03, 2005
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NEW YORK -- Oct. 3 -- Human Rights First announced today that it has appointed as its new Executive Director Maureen K. Byrnes, who currently serves at The Pew Charitable Trusts in Philadelphia as...



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