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May 11, 2016
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed the introduction of the Freedom of Religion Act, a piece of legislation that would ensure that no individual can be denied entry to the...
May 09, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the Bahraini government publicly announced that is has fully implemented the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) recommendations, Human...
May 04, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the U.S. Embassy in Bahrain to send an observer to tomorrow’s scheduled court verdict following the unfair trial of Bahraini peaceful opposition...
May 03, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City—The State Department today released its official resettlement numbers for April, indicating that it resettled 451 Syrian refugees last month. This brings the seven-month...
May 02, 2016