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Antisemitism and Extremism

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

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March 16, 2017 New York City— In response to news reports today indicating that senior White House counterterrorism advisor Sebastian Gorka is a member of the Hungarian far-right antisemitic group “Historical...
March 13, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First, along with a bipartisan group of 167 members of Congress and 12 supporting organizations, urged President Trump to prioritize the ...
March 07, 2017 Last week the Bipartisan Congressional Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism called on President Trump to develop a comprehensive response to antisemitic hate crime. The appeal came...
March 07, 2017 Today the U.S. State Department promises to hold its first daily press briefing under the Trump administration. Roughly thirty working days into the tenure of the new team at Foggy Bottom, a...
March 03, 2017 This blog is cross posted with The Huffington Post Controversial presidential adviser Sebastian Gorka was on NPR yesterday discussing President Trump’s address to...
February 24, 2017 By Dora Illei The White House's struggle to hit the mark on the issue of antisemitism continues, although members of the administration finally seem to have agreed on a consistent message:...
February 23, 2017 Over the past few weeks, the United States, and indeed the world, have been on edge as President Trump issued rapid-fire executive orders barring refugees from seven predominately Muslim countries,...

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Report | February 06, 2017
Germany is at a tipping point as it heads into important national elections in 2017. Hate crimes, particularly those associated with xenophobia, have increased drastically—from 5,858 cases in 2014 to...
Letter | December 07, 2016
Dear Secretary Kerry: This year’s meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) comes at a critical and perilous juncture for the...
Report | November 30, 2016
Against a backdrop of increasing hateful rhetoric in the public space, as well as acts of discrimination and hate crimes, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s (OSCE) Office for...
Factsheet | September 19, 2016
Download Antisemitism and other forms of hate-based violence are on the rise in Europe. Steps taken in the name of national security often contribute to more division and instability....