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March 19, 2012 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today praised French officials for their response to a horrific shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse that resulted in the death of four people, including three...
July 12, 2011 2009 Celebration at Darchei Shalom (c) jjew.ru At 4 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12, young masked men threw Molotov cocktails at the Darchei Shalom synagogue in Moscow. None of the bombs...
April 29, 2011 Nikita Tikhonov and Yevgeniya Khasis. Photo ITAR-TASS Over the past decade, we’ve observed a disturbing pattern of threats and assaults against human rights activists in the Russian Federation...

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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...
Testimony | April 15, 2016
Statement by Susan Corke at OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting, April 2016 - Session III: Responses to Intolerance and Discrimination, Including Hate Crimes, Hate Speech and Hate on...
Factsheet | July 13, 2015
Hungary is situated in a key location in Eastern Europe, serving as a buffer between Russia and the rest of Europe. The country has served as an important ally to the United States due to this...
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...