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January 14, 2015
Associate, Research & Analysis
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Yesterday, Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Kelly Ayotte introduced a bill designed to stop the transfer or release of Guantanamo detainees, even those who have been cleared for...
January 14, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss the political situation in Bahrain. As he wrote in a recent blog post, Bahrain’s foreign minister marched in...
January 14, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
A new bill introduced by Senate Republicans poses unnecessary restrictions on detainee transfers from the prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The Periodic Review Boards and Guantanamo Detainee...
January 13, 2015
Assistant, Strategy and Planning / LGBT Rights Campaign
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In countries with anti-LGBT regimes, the media can often add fuel to the homophobic fire of public sentiment. This dynamic was readily apparent in Egypt's recent court case involving 26 men arrested...
January 13, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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As Congress enters its 114th session, human rights must take the spotlight. Below are five foreign policy priorities that we at Human Rights First believe Congress should put at the top of their to-...
January 13, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Guantanamo News reports note that next week the Obama Administration plans to transfer five Yemeni detainees from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a...
January 12, 2015
Digital Content Specialist
1. Close the door on Torture With the release of the 500-page summary of Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture and detention after 9/11, the country finally has many of the...
January 12, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: Yesterday, Bahrain's foreign minister took part in a Paris rally in protest of the recent killings at the Charlie Hebdo offices and...
January 12, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: There is one thing I agree with in Steven A. Cook's recent advice piece on How to Get Egypt's Generals Back on Our Side: the United...
January 10, 2015
Director, Refugee Protection
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AMMAN, Jordan - Many Syrian refugees are struggling in the face of a brutal winter storm that has poured snow, rain and hail down on Jordan, Lebanon, and the broader region. While some...

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