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Video | April 25, 2012
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Human Rights First has worked with experienced interrogators from the military, CIA, and FBI. They agree that torture is counterproductive, unreliable, and serves as a recruitment tool for...
Opinions | April 16, 2012
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Op-ed by Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, JAGC, USN (Ret.). Though the NDAA detention provisions -- and the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) on which they are based -- are...
Infographic | April 08, 2012
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The state-run Russian arms dealer Rosoboronexport is one of Syria’s most significant enablers of mass atrocities–arming the Assad regime with over $1 billion worth of weapons that has slaughtered...
Opinions | March 29, 2012
Op-ed by Rear Admiral John D. Hutson, JAGC, USN (Ret.) . Jack Goldsmith, a former Bush administration official, recently wrote about how the Obama administration learned to love...
Report | February 29, 2012
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The Consequences of Criminalizing “Defamation of Religions” Updated March 2012 Download For over a decade, efforts have been made in several venues at the United Nations to promote...
Factsheet | February 29, 2012
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9,000+  civilian deaths since the start of the uprising in March 2011, though local groups estimate the number to be higher. 1,179  civilians have died in Syria since February 2012...
Letter | February 20, 2012
Twenty-eight of the nation’s most respected retired generals and admirals urged the filmmakers, actors and engineers behind the Oscar-nominated film Zero Dark Thirty to use their public appearances,...