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May 02, 2013
By Mehran Hicks This week at the Centennial Summit and Gala of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), Elisa Massimino discussed the need to advance the global fight against discrimination and hate...
March 18, 2013
By Innokenty Grekov They say predictions are difficult, especially about the future. A recent report on hate crime in Russia reveals that it’s been “a contradictory year,” and Russian analysts...
March 06, 2013
Washington, DC – On the heels of a Southern Poverty Law Center report detailing record high levels of hate groups, Human Rights First draws attention to the need for further steps by the...
March 05, 2013
Washington, DC – Tomorrow, as Attorney General Eric Holder appears before the Senate Judiciary Committee, he should state for the record his stance on key Obama Administration policies on...
February 27, 2013
Washington, DC – Amidst a recent rise of antisemitic violence in Europe, North America, and the former Soviet Union, Human Rights First’s President and CEO Elisa Massimino will testify...
February 26, 2013
Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino will testify on Wednesday, February 27 at 9am EST before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on the alarming rise of antisemitism in Europe and...
November 13, 2012
In May of 2008, at least 62 people were murdered and many more injured in a wave of xenophobic violence that swept across South Africa. At an October 16 presentation by civil society experts at the...

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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...
Report | November 25, 2013
ODIHR's Hate Crime Report for 2012 Reveals: States Continue to Fall Short in Implementation of OSCE Commitments Download

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