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May 05, 2017
Advocacy Counsel
Washington, D.C.—Following reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has agreed to speak to law enforcement officials about the continued abuse and detention of over one hundred gay men...
May 05, 2017
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Washington, D.C.—Ahead of this Sunday’s French presidential election, Human Rights First today released a new brief addressing some of the most contentious issues that will face the new...
May 04, 2017
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
New York City—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over statements made this morning by Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly in which he implied that the vast majority of asylum seekers...
May 03, 2017
Equal Justice Works Fellow
New York City—Human Rights First today released a major new report documenting dozens of instances in which U.S. border agents illegally turned away asylum seekers from the U.S. southern...