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The U.S. government should lead internationally on combating antisemitism.

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July 25, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First condemns violence that broke out in France this week, in which the Jewish community was terrorized by attacks from those protesting the ongoing war between...
July 24, 2014
By Maddy Tennis The ongoing war between Israel and Hamas has sparked  a wave of protests in Europe. While most peacefully demand an end to the violence, a disturbing number have resulted...
July 22, 2014
Late Sunday night news broke that Péter Szentmihályi Szabó will serve as the new Hungarian Ambassador to Rome. Szabó is a known anti-Semite who publishes regularly in several far-right newspapers....
July 22, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Today, as the Helsinki Commission holds a hearing on “Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region,” Human Rights First urges lawmakers to examine ways in which the...
July 21, 2014
Top News CHILDREN AT THE BORDER On Friday, President Obama will meet with the presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to discuss the surge in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-...
July 07, 2014
This is a cross post from the Huffington Post. After strong showings at the polls a few years ago, Ukraine's far-right has sunk to virtual electoral oblivion, and it's hard to know where or if...
June 10, 2014
By Maddy Tennis On Sunday Jean-Marie Le Pen, founder of France’s far right National Front, made antisemitic remarks in a video posted on the party’s website. Le Pen lashed out at several of his...

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Factsheet | May 28, 2014
Updated July 8, 2014 European voters elected a new slate of representatives to the European Parliament, ushering in a new slate of far-right, largely pro-Russian parties. Many of these parties...
Opinions | May 22, 2014
By Sonni Efron In the cradle of democracy, next week’s elections are not looking good — for Greeks, European unity or NATO. In local elections held Sunday, 16% of Athenians voted for Ilias...
Factsheet | May 09, 2014
On May 18 and May 25, Greece will hold its local elections, which coincides with the May 25 European parliamentary elections. Golden Dawn candidates are expected to do well in both elections, in line...
Factsheet | May 09, 2014
Golden Dawn, a Greek neo-Nazi party that is under criminal investigation, has vowed to run candidates in local and European Parliament elections later this month. On May 18, Greeks will vote in local...