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Entries by Human Rights First from 05/2010

The Incredible Contrasts of Gitmo

| Posted 05.03.2010 | Politics

By C. Dixon Osburn, Director, Law and Security program I am struck by the contrasts. The flight attendant said as soon as we landed, "Welcome to Gua...

The Ripple Effects From Times Square To GTMO

| Posted 05.05.2010 | Politics

By C. Dixon Osburn, Director, Law and Security program I was swimming at Girl Scout Beach on Guantanamo Bay after another full day of testimony in th...

The Monster & The Constitution

| Posted 05.06.2010 | Politics

By C. Dixon Osburn, Director, Law and Security program I had heard the reports before about torture and abuse of those captured by Americans after 9/...

GTMO Hearing: Does the Threat of Rape Make a Confession Involuntary?

| Posted 05.07.2010 | Politics

Does threatening a prisoner with rape and death, even implicitly, mean that a court should suppress admission of a crime because those statements lack reliability?

36 Hours in Guantanamo

| Posted 05.10.2010 | Politics

By C Dixon Osburn, Director, Law and Security program Fidel Castro is within spitting distance of this American outpost on Cuba, but don't come with ...

Security Clearances Identified as a Impediment to Timely Resettlement of Iraqi Refugees, including U.S. Affiliated Iraqis

| Posted 05.21.2010 | Huffington Post

By Jesse Bernstein, Pennoyer Fellow/Senior Associate- Refugee Protection Program and Ruthie Epstein, Researcher & Advocate- Refugee Protection Program...

Controlling enablers in the conflict mineral trade

| Posted 05.24.2010 | World

By Enrico Carisch, Advisor to Human Rights First Congress is poised to take action to confront one of the most intractable problems in o...

Face It Facebook, You Just Don't Get It

| Posted 05.25.2010 | Technology

After a week of bad press stemming from Facebook's latest privacy policies, Mark Zuckerberg, is promising a newer, better model. But Zuckerberg's promise, as outlined in today's Washington Post, rings hollow. Here's why.