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April 01, 2014
Human Rights First is concerned about the rising tide of legislation in Africa that criminalizes homosexuality or otherwise infringes on basic human rights but we are also inspired by the brave...
April 01, 2014
As Hungary’s April 6 Parliamentary elections approach, there are growing concerns about the increase in overt and covert   neo-fascist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Roma rhetoric from the far-...
March 27, 2014
On April 6, Hungary will hold its parliamentary elections under a revamped electoral system, and starting May 18, it will also hold elections for the European Parliament. Both elections will be...
March 25, 2014
Affiliations are for identification purposes only. Download Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA): “We're not going to stop. I intend to move to have the findings, conclusions and the executive...
March 21, 2014
The United States has a long history of protecting people who flee political, religious or other persecution. Providing refuge is a cornerstone of American values. Through our asylum system, this...
February 27, 2014
We saw what Putin can do to LGBT Russians while the international media was camped in Sochi covering the XXII Winter Olympiad.  What kind of crackdown might happen when it’s all over? ...
February 10, 2014
Some of the key measures that the USCIS Asylum Division uses to prevent abuse of the asylum system include: Mandatory Biographical Checks (Checks Using the Applicant’s Name, Date of Birth, and...
February 10, 2014
Nearly three years since the onset of violence in Syria, more than 2.4 million Syrians have fled to neighboring countries, many with little hope of returning in the near future. How the United States...
December 18, 2013
Last update on May 29, 2014. Total Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Costs Cost of Guantanamo prison facility up to the end of 2014: $5.242 billion Cost for 2013: $454.1 million Not...

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