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Testimony | May 19, 2013
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In a statement submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee for its hearing on “Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values,” Human Rights First urged Congress to seize the opportunity to...
Opinions | May 12, 2013
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Op-ed by Elisa Massimino. In the wake of reports that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad allegedly used sarin, a chemical weapon, it appears that U.S. President Barack Obama is on the brink of...
Opinions | May 09, 2013
Op-ed by Jack Cloonan. We already knew that the CIA gave unusual access to the creative team behind the movie “Zero Dark Thirty.” Now we know at least some of what the agency got in return. A memo...
Letter | May 08, 2013
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Human Rights First joined faith-based and other groups of Refugee Council USA in a letter to Senate Judiciary Committee members opposing harmful amendments to asylum and refugee protections in the...
Report | May 07, 2013
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The transition to democracy currently underway in Tunisia is the most promising reform process taking place in the Arab region, two years after the mass protests of the spring of 2011. Progress...
Video | May 05, 2013
A Discussion with Leading National Security Experts President Obama recently delivered a major counterterrorism speech at the National Defense University in which he pledged to renew efforts to...
Report | May 02, 2013
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The U.S. government’s stated commitment to support democracy in Egypt is viewed with skepticism by civil society groups, media figures, and by many others in the country. Although the reasons for...
Factsheet | April 30, 2013
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Highlighting persecuted journalists for World Press Freedom Day. Download