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Video | June 10, 2013
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Two years after the Egyptian revolution, the Egyptian government is circulating draft proposals for a new NGO law that would suppress the fundamental freedoms necessary for the functioning of a...
Opinions | June 10, 2013
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Op-ed by Brian Dooley. Though it is perhaps the most high-profile abuse of power against civil society, the NGO case is only part of Egypt’s attack on human rights and democracy activists. It’s a...
Letter | June 06, 2013
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Twenty Members of Congress are urging Bahrain’s King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa to reconsider his decision to postpone indefinitely the visit of United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture Juan Méndez...
Opinions | June 06, 2013
Op-ed by  Brigadier General David R. Irvine, USA (Ret.) The Convention Against Torture, which President Reagan signed 25 years ago, states “[n]o exceptional circumstances whatsoever, whether...
Video | June 06, 2013
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Fox's John Stossel asks the question, "Do we need hate crime laws?" Human Rights First's Paul LeGendre says yes, we do. 
Podcast | June 05, 2013
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As victims of violence and persecution, refugees come to the United States to seek safety. But all too often they arrive traumatized, unaware of the complexities of the U.S. legal system including...
Video | June 04, 2013
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President Obama recently delivered a major counterterrorism speech at the National Defense University in which he pledged to renew efforts to close Guantanamo, increase oversight and transparency of...
Letter | June 03, 2013
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The Association of Pro Bono Counsel urges the Senate enhance the ability of immigrants to access pro bono legal services as part of immigration reform. Download