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July 10, 2014
Senior Counsel, National Security
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This is a cross post from Just Security. “Obama’s Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides with Reality in Iraq,” blared the New York Times headline late last week, in a story that set...
July 10, 2014
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By Eric Eikenberry Acknowledging the damage that the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists has done to his regime’s already tarnished reputation, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi recently said...
July 08, 2014
Associate, Research & Analysis
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Yesterday, in a Daily Beast article about how little attention legislators are paying to NSA-related breaking news, Senator Lindsey Graham was quoted as saying, “I don’t really know about what they’...
July 08, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo As part of its anti-trafficking campaign seeking to disrupt the slavery exploitation network, Human Rights First is calling for accountability and justice for individuals who...
July 07, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross post from the Huffington Post. After strong showings at the polls a few years ago, Ukraine's far-right has sunk to virtual electoral oblivion, and it's hard to know where or if...
July 07, 2014
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Top News CHILDREN AT THE BORDER Congress is back this week and will hold two hearings to address the surge in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. On Wednesday, the Senate...
July 05, 2014
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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Of course, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said it best. "Frankly, I have yet to engage in a direct action campaign that was 'well timed' in the view of those who have not suffered unduly from the...
July 03, 2014
On June 30th, 2013 the Russian discriminatory anti-"propaganda" law went into effect, amidst widespread international condemnation. In the year since the Russian government enacted the vaguely worded...
July 03, 2014
By Sophie Kasakove In May the International Labor Organization reported the profits of human slavery to be roughly $150 billion, with $99 billion from commercial sexual exploitation, $34...
July 02, 2014
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By John Rodriguez Over the last several weeks there have been alarming reports of increased human rights abuses in Iraq.  One of the most dramatic incidents was the claim that the Islamic...

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