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Letter | May 01, 2014
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May 1, 2014 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear President Obama: We appreciate your commitment to declassify the Senate...
Factsheet | April 29, 2014
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The United States has a long history of protecting people who flee political, religious or other persecution. In the wake of WWII, the international community developed treaties to protect those who...
Letter | April 15, 2014
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Members of Congress sent a letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urging them to amend the Olympic Charter's nondiscrimination clause, Principle 6, to include sexual orientation and...
Opinions | April 11, 2014
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This is an opinion piece by Eric T. Fair in the Washington Post Read more Seven years ago, I wrote op-ed in this newspaper about my role conducting abusive interrogations in places like Abu...
Opinions | April 04, 2014
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By Mahdi Abu Deeb JAU, Bahrain — The opening day of the prestigious Formula 1 race in Bahrain — April 6, 2014 — is an important day for my country: the government gets the chance to show the world...
Opinions | April 03, 2014
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By Raha Wala The Senate intelligence committee will finally take a vote today that promises to end the debate on torture once and for all. For years now, pundits and torture proponents have been...
Opinions | April 02, 2014
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By Eleanor Acer, Refugee Protection When I met with Syrian refugees in Jordan and Turkey a few months ago, many were already struggling with the realization that they would not be able...
Infographic | April 01, 2014
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Human Rights First is concerned about the rising tide of legislation in Africa that criminalizes homosexuality or otherwise infringes on basic human rights but we are also inspired by the brave...