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November 30, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
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"It can be observed that the social acceptance towards LGBT people - at least in the biggest cities of the country - has increased since the 2000s. The coverage of LGBT issues in the local...
November 30, 2015
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
Following a year-long investigation by Verité, a nonprofit organization that monitors and evaluates corporate compliance with human rights, Nestle disclosed last week that slavery and forced labor...
November 24, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Global Refugee Crisis Last week, the House of Representatives passed the American Safe Act, legislation that would effectively shut down the resettlement of refugees from Syria and...
November 24, 2015
Vice President, Communications
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This Thanksgiving Human Rights First asked some of our refugee clients to tell as what they’re most thankful for. For many of them, their journeys to the United States were spurred by harrowing...
November 24, 2015
Associate, Human Trafficking & LGBT Rights​
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One of the nation's largest produce suppliers is also ground zero for human trafficking in the United States.   As the Christian Science Monitor reports in...
November 24, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. It's a familiar story. A hundred years ago British suffragettes Sylvia and Christabel Pankhurt went to jail for advocating women's right to vote....
November 23, 2015
Ford Fellow, Pillar Project
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In the United States, asylum seekers and other migrants are entitled to a broad range of protections under international and domestic law, yet these rights are routinely trampled upon. The gap...
November 23, 2015
By Katie Masi The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought to...
November 23, 2015
Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow
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Bernardo Aban Tercero is a Nicaraguan national on death row in Texas whose case wound through state and federal courts for over a decade without competent legal representation. As the scheduled day...
November 23, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Authoritarian governments are waging an ideological war, and proponents of democratic ideals are on the defense. Russia actively exports its methodology: spread false news, restrict civil...

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