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April 03, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
Thai Union Frozen Products, Thailand's largest seafood company, has announced that it will sever ties with one of its suppliers because of its forced labor practices. The decision follows an...
April 02, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
Six months ago Human Rights First’s Lori Adams testified before the New York City Council Committee on Immigration as it instituted a program to ensure all unaccompanied minors who recently ran from...
April 01, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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U.S. faith leaders and the American Bar Association are calling on the Obama administration to end its detention of families and other deterrence-based detention practices aimed at Central American...
March 31, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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Kaspars Zalitis, Co-Chair of EuroPride 2015 in Riga, Latvia and board member of MOZAIKA. In his words: "At the moment one of our greatest challenges is to organize Riga's first ever pan-...
March 30, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Americans Support Refugee Protection This morning, Politico’s "Morning Score" featured a Human Rights First poll that reveals American voters favor candidates who support reforms that...
March 30, 2015
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By Erica Qualliotine An estimated 10 million people in the world are stateless. One third are children. When people do not legally exist, they are far more susceptible to trafficking, forced...
March 27, 2015
Research Associate
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The Netherlands is reportedly considering a request from the United States to take in two Guantanamo Bay detainees. They would be the first people transferred from Guantanamo since January 14th, when...
March 27, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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Immigration reform is one of the most debated issues in today’s political climate. And as the 2016 election cycle kicks into gear, politicians on both sides of the aisle seem unlikely to find a lot...
March 25, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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In a rare victory for the human rights of LGBT Russians, the Dzerzhinsky District Court of Nizhny Tagil overturned the January 23rd conviction of Elena Klimova for "...
March 25, 2015
By Emily Balan The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we will profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought...

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