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May 05, 2017
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Ask any veteran who served overseas and they will tell you that our mission, and sometimes our lives, depended on the interpreters, translators, and other local allies of Iraq and Afghanistan. These...
May 02, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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During his recent visit to Egypt, Pope Francis met with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and pointedly reminded him: “History does not forgive those who preach justice, but then practice injustice.”...
May 01, 2017
Senior Director, Communications
Top Items Sebastian Gorka Ousted from White House New reports indicate that Sebastian Gorka is likely to be removed from his current position as President Trump’s counterterrorism...
April 27, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
The Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) is a landmark human trafficking law, first passed in 2000, that outlines the U.S. government’s policy on human trafficking. Today Representatives Chris...
April 26, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
Earlier this month the New York Times ran a story on Paola Clemente, a 49-year-old woman who died working in the grape fields of southern Italy. The investigation into her death uncovered a complex...
April 25, 2017
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
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This week, we observe the Days of Remembrance to commemorate the Holocaust, remember its victims, and honor the survivors.  On Monday, we celebrated the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto...
April 14, 2017
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By Lara Mnaymneh Amidst alarming reports that gay men are being targeted by government forces in Chechnya, a region in Russia, Human Rights First’s Advocacy Counsel Shawn Gaylord joined Rated G...
April 14, 2017
Chubb Rule of Law & Human Rights Fellow
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Two weeks ago, a federal judge upgraded his temporary restraining order to a preliminary injunction, indefinitely blocking sections two and six of President Trump’s revised executive...
April 13, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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The suicide bombings of Palm Sunday services in two Coptic churches in Egypt, which killed at least 45 people and wounded scores more, are another terrible reminder of the persistent terrorist...
April 12, 2017
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By Camille Marrero The clock is ticking. Although the memory of the 9/11 attacks remains vivid in the minds of many Americans, it has already been more than 15 years since they took place. Last...

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