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July 06, 2009
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To read more updates on human rights defenders and how you can help - sign up for our news!Some success this weekend on an outstanding defender alert!Last month we sent an alert on behalf of Muktar...
July 01, 2009
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Human Rights First CEO Elisa Massimino is attending the Ideas Festival in Aspen. Her big idea, as presented in an article in the Atlantic, is:America's "new" policy on rules of war and treatment of...
June 30, 2009
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President Obama and Colombian President Uribe had their first official meeting yesterday, and, all in all, it was promising.Thank you to those who participated in our campaign last week to urge...
June 29, 2009
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Check out Senior Associate Andrew Hudson's opinion piece that ran in Saturday's Boston Globe. It discusses outstanding human rights concerns in Colombia, pointing out what issues President Obama...
June 26, 2009
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Listen to Ari Shapiro's piece on NPR on preventive detention, including comments from Elisa Massimino.
June 26, 2009
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Colombian President Alvaro Uribe
June 25, 2009
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  Washington, DC Passage and enactment of the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 909) will strengthen protections against violent hate crime in the United States, said Human Rights...
June 24, 2009
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Check out HRF Fighting Discrimination Program Director Paul Legendre's op-ed published in the JTA on the recent shooting at the Holocaust museum in D.C.Fight back! Support the hate crime bill that is...
June 24, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First is urging Congress to swiftly pass the Crimes Against Humanity Act of 2009, legislation that would close a loophole in U.S. law that currently allows perpetrators...

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