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Human Rights First Statement on the 8th Anniversary of September 11

WASHINGTON - Today we mark the eighth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of
September 11, 2001, tragic events that resulted in the deaths of nearly
3000 people and sparked international conflicts that have since claimed
thousands of additional lives. We express our heartfelt condolences to
the families of the victims, as well as our unwavering support for the
men and women who continue to guard our freedom and security at home
and abroad. This year, we urge our country’s leaders to honor the
memory and sacrifice of those we have lost by restoring America’s
commitment to the rule of law and working to reclaim our nation’s role
as a world leader in the struggle for human rights.



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Human Rights First is a non-profit, nonpartisan international human rights organization based in New York and Washington D.C. Human Rights First believes that building respect for human rights and the rule of law will help ensure the dignity to which every individual is entitled and will stem tyranny, extremism, intolerance, and violence.

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