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Letter | June 29, 2016
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Dear Ambassador Harper: I am writing to express Human Rights First’s support as you work to reaffirm human rights on two upcoming votes at the U.N. Human Rights Council. I want to first underscore...
Letter | June 23, 2016
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STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES ON AMERICA’S COMMITMENT TO REFUGEES The world today is gripped by the worst refugee crisis since World War II. Some sixty million people - half of them children - have fled...
Factsheet | June 23, 2016
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Total Guantanamo Bay Prison Facility Costs Cost of Guantanamo prison facility up to the end of 2015: $5.687 billion Cost for 2015: $445 million Not included in above costs: Cost...
Factsheet | June 23, 2016
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Myth: Terrorists have traditionally been tried in military commissions. Fact: Federal civilian criminal courts have convicted more than 500 individuals on terrorism-related charges since 9/11....
Issue Brief | June 21, 2016
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Poland’s Anti-Terror Law Recommendations for U.S. officials attending Warsaw NATO Summit 2016 Background Since the right-wing Law and Justice Party took office in Poland after the...
Factsheet | June 16, 2016
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Download Fact Sheet Two years ago on June 20, 2014—on World Refugee Day, ironically—the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to significantly increase its capacity to detain...
Transcription | June 15, 2016
As Prepared for Delivery Fried Frank LLP, Washington, D.C. Tuesday, June 14, 2016   Good afternoon.  Thank you so much, Eleanor, for that kind introduction.  I’ve been...
Factsheet | June 13, 2016
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Recently, there have been renewed calls for Congress to pass an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and several members of...

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