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June 28, 2016 By Zahava Moerdler While a variety of factors led to the victory for “leave,” there’s no denying that bigotry played a big role. The xenophobia and racism that marred the Brexit vote appeared to...
June 23, 2016 As I joined a consultative seminar in Brussels at the European Parliament on building coalitions to counter antisemitism, intolerance, and discrimination, we received word of the brutal murder of...
June 08, 2016 “Racism doesn’t belong to the community touched by it; it affects us all.” This week I traveled to Paris to meet with civil society groups fighting hatred based on race, ethnicity, and religion....
May 26, 2016 New York City – Human Rights First today said that the release of a new joint strategy on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) between the Department of State and the United States Agency for...
May 26, 2016 By Timothy Meyers Far-right aggression in Germany is on a dramatic rise. Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière announced on Monday that 2015 has seen the most crippling spate of politically-...
May 19, 2016 New York City—Human Rights First today urged French lawmakers to use proportionate, rights-respecting law enforcement responses to threats and acts of terrorism instead of relying on extraordinary...
May 17, 2016 By Annie Glasser and Rebecca Sheff Almost exactly six months after the November 2015 Paris attacks, the French Senate voted last Tuesday to extend the state of emergency for two months, from May...

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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....