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Entries by Human Rights First from 01/2010

Appeals Judge Disses Gitmo detainee, Geneva Conventions, Supreme Court and President

| Posted 01.08.2010 | Huffington Post

By Gabor Rona, International Legal Director and Interim Director, Law and Security Program You could almost feel the pleasure taken by Judge Janice R...

Ugandan Bill is Latest Chapter in Long Story of Fight and Flight for LGBT Protection

| Posted 01.19.2010 | Huffington Post

By Jesse Bernstein Senior Associate Human Rights First's Refugee Protection Program From the opinion pages of the world's most influential newspapers...

Former Bush Speechwriter Wants More Torture

| Posted 01.21.2010 | Huffington Post

By Renée Schomp, Law and Security program On CNN yesterday, Christiane Amanpour asked former Bush administration speechwriter Marc Thiessen, author ...

We Don't Need No Legislation

| Posted 01.22.2010 | Huffington Post

By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and Security Benjamin Wittes has been arguing for years now that Congress needs to codify the U.S. governmen...

Putting the State of the Union Speech into Practice

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Huffington Post

Written by Devon Chaffee Tonight, in his State of the Union Speech, President Obama said, "Let's reject the false choice between protecting our peopl...

An Intelligent Way to Enhance National Security?

| Posted 01.29.2010 | Huffington Post

By Daphne Eviatar, Senior Associate, Law and Security Ever since the failed attempt to blow up a Northwest airline carrier on Christmas Day, critics ...