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August 13, 2014
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By Jannat Majeed Last week the White House hosted leaders from 50 African countries at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which featured discussions on strengthening trade, investment,...
August 11, 2014
Vice President, Communications
Top News Antisemitism in Europe European nations continue to struggle with the rise of antisemitic violence. In recent months, businesses and places of worship have been desecrated and looted and...
August 11, 2014
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. As the United States considers engaging in yet another war, with the start of air strikes Friday in Iraq, let's not forget we're still stuck with the...
August 08, 2014
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By Jannat Majeed On July 24, 2014 the Bahraini Ministry of Justice filed lawsuits to suspend for three months two opposition groups, the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) and the Justice...
August 08, 2014
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence is expected to release its report on the CIA’s use of torture any day now. Human Rights First and our partners have been doing our part to make sure that...
August 08, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence’s report on the CIA torture program is delayed yet again as the committee and Langley haggle over redactions. Senator Feinstein issued the following...
August 07, 2014
By Maddy Tennis This week, Human Rights First hosted a press call with five military and interrogation experts to discuss the Senate Intelligence Committee report on the post 9/11 CIA detention...
August 06, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
As members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence haggle with the administration over redactions to its landmark report on CIA torture, two powerful GOP Senators are taking a strong stand in...
August 06, 2014
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This is a cross post from The Huffington Post: If the United States really wants to see human rights and democracy take root and flourish in the Arab region there is at least one thing it can...
August 06, 2014
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By Maddy Tennis Boko Haram, a jihadist insurgency group based in Nigeria, attacked the home of Ali Amadou, Cameroon’s Vice Prime Minister, in the northern Cameroonian town of Kolofata last Sunday...

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