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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...
August 05, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove July 30th marked the first ever UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons by calling on the international community to end impunity for perpetrators and help victims. The...
August 05, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
The truth on torture is coming with the imminent release of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s landmark report on the use of CIA “enhanced interrogation techniques” during the Bush Administration....
August 04, 2014
Vice President, Communications
Top News CIA Torture Report On Friday, the Obama Administration sent the Senate intelligence committee its response to key portions of the committee’s 6,300-plus page CIA torture report. The...
August 01, 2014
By Heather Brandon Yesterday, details emerged about the tactics used by the CIA to inappropriately access a computer network used by the Senate Intelligence Committee during its review of the CIA’...
July 30, 2014
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By Jannat Majeed As the first parliamentary elections since Egyptian President Sisi was elected loom closer, the Egyptian government has put various restrictions on civil society in place. ...
July 28, 2014
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
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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...

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