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August 31, 2016
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By Jude Ali The Rio Olympics are the perfect example of the dwindling power of traditional media and the growing demand for digital journalism. While NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke’s “...
August 30, 2016
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This blog is cross-posted from the Huffington Post. When President Obama travels to China for the G20 economic summit on September 4, he will arrive amidst the worst crackdown on human rights...
August 30, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from the Huffington Post. Apple iPhone’s major security scare last week drew attention not only to the importance of not clicking on suspicious links but also...
August 29, 2016
Vice President, Communications
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Top Items   G20 in China As President Obama prepares to travel to China at the end of this week for his final G20 summit, Human Rights First urges him to prioritize human...
August 29, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
This blog is cross-posted from the Huffington Post. In June 1993 I attended the U.N. World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, the largest ever gathering on human rights, involving 171...
August 26, 2016
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By Amy Morello Thursday morning the Guantanamo Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened to consider the case of Haji Wali Mohammed, a 50-year-old Afghan national who has been imprisoned at Guantanamo...
August 26, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is a cross post from the Huffington Post. Here we go again—there’s a U.N. Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva in a few weeks, which means Bahrain is slapping travel bans on activists...
August 23, 2016
Associate, National Security
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This morning, a Gitmo detainee not seen in public since the CIA captured him in 2002 received his Periodic Review Board hearing. Abu Zubaydah, a 45-year-old Palestinian, has been imprisoned at...
August 23, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted on The Huffington Post. Next Tuesday, August 30, marks the International Day of the Disappeared, a day dedicated to reminding us of secret detentions,...
August 23, 2016
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By Zahava Moerdler Immediately following the U.K.'s vote to exit the European Union, there was a significant uptick in hate crimes in the U.K. and throughout Europe. Unfortunately, this trend has...

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