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Letter | December 07, 2016
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Dear Secretary Kerry: This year’s meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) comes at a critical and perilous juncture for the...
Factsheet | November 30, 2016
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As government leaders and lawmakers debate immigration policy reforms, one essential—and often misrepresented—piece of information is the extent to which individuals in immigration removal...
Report | November 30, 2016
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Against a backdrop of increasing hateful rhetoric in the public space, as well as acts of discrimination and hate crimes, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Office for...
Video | November 22, 2016
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Right now the future seems uncertain. Given President-elect Donald Trump’s brash promises on the campaign trail, some fear that our most cherished ideals—human rights, the rule of law, protecting...
Factsheet | November 22, 2016
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In the current version of the Guantanamo military commissions: Crimes triable: Defendants in military commissions, who were tried ex-post facto for conduct such as “material support for...
Factsheet | November 18, 2016
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  FIVE Secretaries of Defense Melvin Laird (1969-1973) Robert Gates (2006-2011) Leon Panetta (2011-2013) Chuck Hagel (2013-2015) Ash Carter (2015-2017) FIVE Chairs of the...
Issue Brief | November 17, 2016
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Download In October 2016 Human Rights First visited the Essex County Correctional Facility, Hudson County Correctional Facility, and Elizabeth Detention Center, the three principal facilities used...
Factsheet | November 16, 2016
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THE U.S. ASYLUM SYSTEM is facing a growing crisis. Over the last four years, the backlog of asylum applications pending with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) Asylum Division has...