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July 25, 2005
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More on End Torture NowWashington, DC -- Recently released memoranda from high-ranking military lawyers reveal the alarm and misgivings that the legal offices of the Marines, Air Force, Army and...
July 12, 2005
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Human Rights First Welcomes Adoption of its Recommendation Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff announced today that he will create a new senior refugee policy position within the Department...
July 07, 2005
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Human Rights First condemns the tragic attacks in London early Thursday July 7 and extends its sympathy to the people of the United Kingdom. We grieve for the loss of innocent lives and hope for the...
July 07, 2005
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At issue: Gonzales' Role in Setting Torture Policy and Views on Executive PowerWashington, D.C., July 7, 2004 -- Citing Alberto Gonzales' views on Presidential power and his role in setting improper...
June 22, 2005
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House Committee's omission of restrictions on U.S.-Indonesian military ties a setback for accountability More on Human Rights Defenders NEW YORK -- President Yudhoyono of Indonesia should create...
May 15, 2005
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More on Ending Torture Human Rights First expressed disappointment in the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to green-light the military commission prosecution of Salim...
March 23, 2005
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Proposed Law Will Hurt Refugees U.S. Senate to Consider REAL ID Act Soon The United States Senate is poised to consider a bill that will put the lives of refugees at risk of...
February 24, 2005
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New Homeland Security Secretary Should Make Reforms for Refugees U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Recommends Changes Urge New DHS Secretary to Help Refugees On Tuesday, February...
January 24, 2005
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AG Ashcroft Sends Domestic Violence Case Back to Appeals Board Partial Victory — But Rodi Alvarado's Life Remains in Limbo Attorney General John Ashcroft has issued an order sending the...
December 24, 2004
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Anti-Refugee Provisions Struck from Final Intelligence Bill New Battle Expected in 2005 Take Action! Thank Members of Congress for Saving Asylum Earlier this month, the House and Senate...



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