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Factsheet | March 11, 2016
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The past decade has seen the ascendance of several far-right political parties across Europe. These groups—many of which have been roundly criticized for their antisemitic, islamophobic, xenophobic,...
Report | March 11, 2016
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A joint report by Human Rights First and Free Russia Foundation Since the start of Vladimir Putin’s presidency in 2000, Russian authorities have been continually reducing the public and legal...
Infographic | March 08, 2016
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The international lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community has watched in horror as Russia’s brand of discriminatory propaganda legislation has taken root outside its borders. Yet...
Factsheet | March 02, 2016
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Human Rights First maintains a list of resources for human rights defenders who are facing security threats because of their work. This compilation includes information about emergency funds,...
Letter | March 01, 2016
Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members,  For over seven years we, a group of retired flag and general officers of the United States Armed Forces, have advocated the responsible closure of the...
Factsheet | March 01, 2016
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The Propaganda Bill Same-sex sexual activity was decriminalized in Kyrgyzstan in 1998, but the Kyrgyz lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community experiences routine discrimination...
Report | February 29, 2016
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Download the Report Download the Executive Summary Foreword by Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker The Syrian refugee crisis is at a pivotal moment. More than 11 million people are displaced within...
Amicus Brief | February 24, 2016
Brief for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (“AACAP”) and the National Association of Social Workers (“NASW”) SUMMARY OF ARGUMENT Immigration detention poses a severe...