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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...
November 19, 2004
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Baptist Minister Dies in U.S. Immigration Jail U.S. Department of Homeland Security Detained 81-year-old Haitian Minister because He Asked for Asylum Baptist Minister Joseph Dantica fled Haiti...
November 08, 2004
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Nov. 8: Facing Mr. Hamdan Today is the first day in which the military commission panel will hear motions in the case of Salim Ahmed Hamdan. Mr. Hamdan is charged with conspiracy to attack civilians...



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