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Issue Brief | December 31, 2010
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Accountability and Oversight of U.S. Private Security and Other Contractors Download
Factsheet | December 31, 2010
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The vast majority of U.S. private contractors do their jobs conscientiously and courageously - often putting their lives at risk in places like Iraq and Afghanistan. But there have been a series...
Report | November 30, 2010
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Just a few months after President Obama declared the end to the United States combat mission in Iraq, security remains erratic in many parts of the country. In October of this year,...
Issue Brief | November 08, 2010
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As part of the commemorations of the 60th Anniversary of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, Human Rights First encourages the U.S. government to pledge the following ...
Report | September 29, 2010
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Denying Protection to the Persecuted and Undermining Governmental Efficiency Human Rights First report calling on Congress to eliminate a technical asylum filing deadline in U.S. law that has...
Report | September 20, 2010
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Prosecuting Terrorism Cases in the Federal Courts As the Obama Administration takes steps to shut down the Guantanamo Bay facility, the heated debate over when and how to prosecute suspected...
Report | September 09, 2010
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In all regions of the world people continue to flee their homes on account of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Criminal sanctions in over seventy countries, as well as pervasive...
Report | August 31, 2010
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On September 16, 2007, Blackwater Worldwide (now Xe) private security contractors working for the U.S. Department of State killed 17 unarmed civilians and wounded 24 more in an unprovoked incident in...