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August 20, 2013
On August 6 a court handed down three life sentences and one 13-year prison sentence to four men guilty of killing six people in nine racist attacks.  Over a 14-month period, Roma (Gypsy)...
August 07, 2013
Washington, D.C. – In a letter today Human Rights First’s President and CEO Elisa Massimino urged President Obama to raise Greece’s struggles to combat antisemitism and hate crime...
August 02, 2013
Violent attacks on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people in South Africa were in the spotlight again this past week as the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi...
July 12, 2013
By Innokenty Grekov Hundreds of regional trains run in & out of Moscow’s nine busy rail stations. One route stands above all, having taken a special place in the Russian psyche thanks to the...
June 10, 2013
Less than a month after the murder of Vladislav Tornovoi in Volgograd, a second gay man has been murdered in Russia. On May, 29th, three men allegedly stomped and stabbed to death an unnamed 39-year...
June 06, 2013
President Barack Obama will visit South Africa at the end of the month as part of a three-country African tour. In what is sure to be a crowded agenda, President Obama should also address hate crime...
May 17, 2013
As the world celebrates International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people who have fled their home countries due to...

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Factsheet | July 13, 2015
This week an unofficial delegation of Hungarian members of Parliament, including members of the virulently antisemitic, anti-Roma extremist party, Jobbik, will seek meetings with U.S. lawmakers....
Blueprint | October 16, 2014
Download the Report Introduction This blueprint is based on research conducted in Ukraine by Human Rights First staff, and on discussions with Ukrainian government and civil society...
Report | August 14, 2014
We're not Nazis, but...The Rise of Hate Parties in Hungary and Greece and Why America Should Care Recommendations To the U.S. Government The primary responsibility for protecting the human...
Factsheet | March 27, 2014
On April 6, Hungary will hold its parliamentary elections under a revamped electoral system, and starting May 18, it will also hold elections for the European Parliament. Both elections will be...

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