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Testimony | March 13, 2013
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In a statement submitted to the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Human Rights First urged Congress to facilitate a transformation of U.S....
Opinions | March 11, 2013
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Op-ed by Daphne Eviatar. Sulaiman Abu Ghaith's case clearly belongs in a civilian U.S. court. It's unfortunate that some lawmakers have used this case to whip up hysteria and champion the failed...
Opinions | March 02, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant General Harry E. Soyster, USA (Ret.). Since the Sept. 11 attacks, U.S. presidents have claimed broad new powers in the name of fighting terrorism. Although some of these...
Report | February 28, 2013
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How Targeting Third Parties Can Slow the Atrocities in Syria Download The Syrian conflict is a human rights catastrophe. Over the past two years, nearly 70,000 people have died, mostly...
Infographic | February 28, 2013
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Factsheet | February 28, 2013
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In 1996, Congress passed, and President Clinton signed into law, a provision barring an individual from asylum if he or she did not apply for protection within a year of arriving in the United...
Testimony | February 26, 2013
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Testimony by Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino before Congress details practical steps the U.S. government can take to effectively combat the problem of global antisemitism....
Opinions | February 26, 2013
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Op-ed by Gabor Rona. After many years of trying in vain to find the line between lawful and unlawful court-ordered killing, Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun threw up his hands. "From this day...

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