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June 13, 2017
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—As the Supreme Court reviews President Trump’s request for stays of the preliminary injunctions against the travel and refugee bans in his revised executive order, Human Rights First...
June 13, 2017
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded bipartisan efforts in the Senate to provide congressional oversight over executive branch sanctions authority—including any efforts to...
June 13, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Hungarian parliament’s passage of a law that will stigmatize and severely restrict the ability of nongovernmental...
June 12, 2017
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded the unanimous decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that holds that the Trump Administration’s executive order banning individuals from...
June 08, 2017
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed that the introduction of the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 bill in the Senate. The bipartisan bill is cosponsored by...
June 08, 2017
International Legal Counsel
Beirut, Lebanon – Human Rights First today, along with Airwars, Amnesty International, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), Human Rights Watch, the International Network on Explosive...
June 08, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
Beirut, Lebanon – Human Rights First today, along with Airwars, Amnesty International, Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC), Human Rights Watch, the International Network on Explosive...
June 07, 2017
Vice President, Anti-Trafficking Campaign and Senior Advisor to the CEO and COO
Washington, DC—Human Rights First welcomes today’s introduction of The Abolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 in the Senate. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Senators Cornyn (R-TX),...

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