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July 28, 2014
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
Last week, I traded my 25-minute commute in Washington, DC for a four-hour drive through the dry heat of southern New Mexico. Human Rights First took part in a tour of the new facility where the...
July 28, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross post from The Huffington Post. Today's State Department report on international religious freedom for 2013 is unlikely to heal the increasing rift between the U.S....
July 28, 2014
Vice President, Communications
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Top News CHILDREN AT THE BORDER As Congress prepares to recess at the end of this week, it will continue to debate and possibly bring to a vote numerous House and Senate proposals designed to...
July 28, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Sunday in a round table discussion on Fox News, iconic conservative journalist George Will took a stand on behalf of Central American immigrant children: “We ought to say to these...
July 25, 2014
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By Maddy Tennis Meriam Yahya Ibrahim, a Christian woman sentenced to death by the Sudanese court for apostasy, traveled to Rome on Wednesday with her husband, Daniel Wani, and their two young...
July 25, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
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More toxic rhetoric targeting children of the border crisis amasses each day. Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert characterized the situation as an “invasion” and called for “ships of war” while Texas...
July 24, 2014
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By Maddy Tennis The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas has sparked  a wave of protests in Europe. While most peacefully demand an end to the violence, a disturbing number have resulted...
July 24, 2014
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By Heather Brandon Earlier this week, former members of the 2004 9/11 Commission issued a follow up report, reflecting on their original recommendations and analyzing the current terrorist threat...
July 24, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from the Huffington Post: After nearly three years in the job, the much-vilified U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, Thomas Krajeski, will be replaced - if the U.S...
July 23, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
Victims of human trafficking are typically isolated from society by their abusers – but one group of people comes into contact with up to 50 percent of victims while still in captivity:...

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