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August 22, 2012
Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges. Mohammed...
August 21, 2012
Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges. Ahlam Oun is...
August 20, 2012
As many commentators feared, political forces historically antagonistic to U.S. policies in the Middle East -- and at best ambiguous in their commitment to human rights and democracy -- have...
August 15, 2012
This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights Series.  The London Olympics produced new world records, new superstars and, this year, crossed a number of new human rights...
August 15, 2012
Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges. *Update 01/...
August 14, 2012
Cross-posted from Huffington Post Once again, the Bahrain regime has passed on taking a meaningful decision on reform. This morning the appeal verdicts were set to be handed down in the trial of...
August 13, 2012
By Maron Soueid This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Guor Marial, Age: 28 Country: None (Independent Olympic Athlete) Event: Men’s Marathon If there is a...

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Testimony | July 10, 2014
Testimony of Elisa Massimino for the hearing on "Human Rights Vetting:  Nigeria and Beyond" before the  the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human...
Opinions | June 05, 2014
By Brian Dooley Boycott is an Irish word. At least its origins are in Ireland, from 1880 when tenant farmers in County Mayo withheld rent from land agent Captain Boycott. They refused to...
Opinions | May 28, 2014
By Brian Dooley Bahrain, says The Hill blog piece posted by Rob Sobhani on Friday, May 23, is a "reliable friend of America," and a "loyal ally." But the reality is that Bahrain can be...
Opinions | May 12, 2014
By Rula Al Saffar MANAMA, Bahrain — In February of 2011, when the Bahraini government violently cracked down on peaceful pro-reform protesters in Pearl Roundabout, I immediately knew what I had to...

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