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June 21, 2017
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By Emma Bernstein and Chelsea Wilson Miller On June 10, ACT for America organized marches “against Sharia law and for human rights” in 28 cities across the United States. The county’s largest...
June 20, 2017
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By Charlotte Gliserman On June 10th, Human Rights First celebrated Pride Month by participating in Washington, D.C.’s Capital Pride Parade. Surrounded by tens of thousands of “...
June 20, 2017
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By Rosalind Faulkner Human Rights First board member Antony Blinken recently penned an op-ed for The New York Times on what the United States stands to lose by rejecting refugees. The thing most...
June 16, 2017
Associate, National Security
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This is part two of a five-part series on the remaining cleared Guantanamo Bay detainees. Last week we told you about Rida Bin Saleh Al-Yazidi, a Gitmo detainee who has been at the military...
June 16, 2017
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By Scott Johnston After 9/11, Congress passed an authorization for use of military force, known as an “AUMF.” This AUMF gave the executive branch the authority to use force...
June 13, 2017
Director, National Security Outreach
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Meet Chase Millsap, a U.S. Marine and Army veteran who served three tours in Iraq. He’s also a filmmaker. On one of Chase’s tours, as a young platoon commander in Al Anbar in 2006, an Iraqi...
June 12, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
On Wednesday, Senators Cornyn (R-TX) and Klobuchar (D-MN), along with Senators Grassley (R-IA), Feinstein (D-CA), introduced the Abolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017. This bill updates and...
June 08, 2017
Associate, National Security
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If those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it, what happens to those who willfully ignore history and make every attempt to cover it up?  Last Friday, reports...
June 08, 2017
Researcher
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This is part one of a five-part series on the remaining cleared Guantanamo Bay detainees. Since 9/11, the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay has held more than 780 detainees. Using unknown...
June 06, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
The past few years have seen several improvements in prosecution and awareness of human trafficking crimes in the United States. After the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 was passed, there...

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