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Blueprint | June 30, 2013
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As part of the United States plan to begin military withdrawals from Afghanistan in 2014, the Department of Defense (DOD) contracted with the Russian stateowned arms dealer,...
Letter | June 27, 2013
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The letter shows new orders for rifles, machine guns, grenade launchers, mortar rounds, ammunition and other goods the Syrian Army needs to carry out its ongoing operations against civilians....
Opinions | June 25, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant General Harry E. Soyster, USA (Ret.) Twenty-five years ago, the United States signed a treaty intended to strengthen the country's commitment to human rights and the rule...
Video | June 19, 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. asylum system, and...
Video | June 19, 2013
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Since 1978, Human Rights First has been matching asylum seekers with pro bono attorneys through our Asylum Legal Representation Program, giving refugees a chance to live their lives free from fear....
Video | June 19, 2013
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As a Kurd from Turkey, Kani faced difficulties advocating for his community. He came to the United States to work for Kurdish rights. But as his advocacy became prominent, he was forced to seek...
Letter | June 13, 2013
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In the wake of revelations that the National Security Administration obtained private user data from several technology companies, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino sent a letter...
Letter | June 12, 2013
A coalition of retired admirals and generals uges Congress to support Rep. Adam Smith’s and Rep. Chris Gibson’s amendment #13 to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1960)....

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