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Video | May 30, 2014
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Teaser video for the panel addressing human trafficking at the 2013 Human Rights First Summit. 
Testimony | May 29, 2014
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Statement for the record of Eleanor Acer, Director, Refugee Protection, Human Rights First on  “Oversight of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.” Submitted to the House...
Opinions | May 28, 2014
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By Brian Dooley Bahrain, says The Hill blog piece posted by Rob Sobhani on Friday, May 23, is a "reliable friend of America," and a "loyal ally." But the reality is that Bahrain can be...
Opinions | May 27, 2014
By Gen. Charles C. Krulak  Next year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States of America. As such, 2015 provides an important opportunity for faculty engaged in...
Opinions | May 22, 2014
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By Sonni Efron In the cradle of democracy, next week’s elections are not looking good — for Greeks, European unity or NATO. In local elections held Sunday, 16% of Athenians voted for Ilias...
Testimony | May 20, 2014
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Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations May 21, 2014 Download SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Human Rights First welcomes the Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s attention to the...
Report | May 20, 2014
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Legislation that seeks to criminalize those who insult or defame religions, or commit blasphemy often leads to human rights abuses. These laws prohibit injuring religious feelings or insulting...
Letter | May 19, 2014
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May 19, 2014   Dear Senator: As retired Flag and General Officers, we believe it is imperative for Congress to remove the remaining restrictions on the transfer of Guantanamo detainees...