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June 09, 2016 This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Over the weekend, tens of thousands turned out in Warsaw to protest the Polish government’s recently-instituted policies that are hampering...
June 07, 2016 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the State Department to submit its congressionally-mandated report assessing the extent to which the Bahraini government has implemented the...
June 06, 2016 Top Items Human Trafficking This week Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States. In advance of the visit, Human Rights First is urging the...
June 06, 2016 I remember seeing footage of Pride parades on television in the late 70s. At that time, those few seconds would inevitably be the most outrageous scenes you could imagine, accompanied by...
June 03, 2016 Sometimes what isn’t said speaks louder than what is, and that’s certainly true of the State Department’s 2015 Country Reports on Terrorism released this week. The section on Bahrain highlights the...
June 02, 2016 The civil society and human rights community may be wearied by attacks by authoritarian (or authoritarian-inspired) regimes. And we may be worn out by the cynical, and effective, tactics of these...
June 01, 2016 By Leah Schulz Last month Bahrain’s parliament passed a measure prohibiting religious figures from participating in political activities. Under this amendment to the 2005 Political Society...

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Issue Brief | June 21, 2016
Poland’s Anti-Terror Law Recommendations for U.S. officials attending Warsaw NATO Summit 2016 Background Since the right-wing Law and Justice Party took office in Poland after the...
Issue Brief | April 19, 2016
High Stakes for Syria at GCC Meeting How President Obama Should Urge Gulf Leaders to Help Syria  Download the Brief When President Obama meets the leaders of the Gulf...
Letter | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 Dear President Obama: I am writing to urge you to address the vital issue of human rights during your forthcoming visit to Saudi Arabia and at the Summit Meeting with leaders of...
Profile | April 14, 2016
Human Rights Defenders and Political Prisoners in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain Saudi Arabia: Waleed Abu al-Khair: Imprisoned in Saudi Arabia on Politicized Charges...

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