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March 27, 2015
Few voters in targeted congressional districts and in both New Hampshire and South Carolina believe the country’s asylum and refugee system is “working well” as it is, instead, voters view the system...
January 16, 2015
In 2004, we assembled a groundbreaking coalition of retired military generals and admirals who know firsthand that American ideals are a national security asset. They worked with Senator McCain...
January 16, 2015
As Russia prepared to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, Human Rights First made sure the world knew about the country’s anti-gay propaganda law. The odious law threatened the fundamental rights of LGBT...
December 23, 2013
In 2010, Shehrbano Taseer  accompanied her father Salman Taseer, the governor of Punjab province in Pakistan, to a prison to visit Aasia Bibi, a poor Christian women who had been sentenced to...
December 23, 2013
Since the beginning of the civil war in 2011, Russia’s state arms dealer Rosoboronexport has been selling arms to President Bashar Al-Assad’s government. Rosoboronexport has provided arms worth...
December 23, 2013
If you're seeking asylum or interested in becoming a volunteer lawyer, go here.  A few years ago, Iran’s intelligence services got in touch Parveneh Vahidmanish and instructed her to...
December 23, 2013
Following the attacks of September 11th, the U.S. government authorized torture in the name of fighting terrorism. Not only did the CIA use water-boarding and other “enhanced interrogation”...
July 31, 2012
In testimony submitted to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley urged the U.S. government to publicly condemn abuses by the Bahrain government and call for...