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September 28, 2015
Washington, DC – Human Rights first today praised President Obama for using his United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) address this morning to emphasize the need for leadership to address the...
September 23, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Following news reports that Egypt has pardoned around 100 political prisoners including prominent human rights lawyer Yara Sallam, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley...
September 23, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Human-rights experts with long experience in efforts to mainstream human rights within the United Nations development process are...
September 16, 2015
Bahrain is considering a new blasphemy law, which will likely be used to harass and silence the regime’s critics. Cleric Sheikh Maytham Al Salman, head of the religious freedom unit at Bahrain Human...
September 15, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: It's hard to describe how scared people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are of the secret police. The State Security apparatus, as it's...
September 15, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today, along with the other human rights organizations serving on the Martin Ennals Award Jury, called on the United Arab Emirates (UAE)...
September 15, 2015
By Anita Dhanvanthari  In early 2011, Bahraini citizens took to the streets in large peaceful protests calling for democracy. Shias and Sunnis came together in the Sunni-ruled, Shia-majority...

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Blueprint | February 11, 2016
Download On the fifth anniversary of the mass protests in Bahrain that threatened to bring down the country’s autocratic regime, Bahrainis continue to suffer severe repression and political...
Blueprint | January 25, 2016
Download On the fifth anniversary of the mass Tahrir Square protests that ousted former President Mubarak, Egyptians are suffering severe repression and political instability. As this crisis...
Report | December 09, 2015
This presentation contains results from two surveys: •2,023 American Adults   Conducted November 12-19, 2015 •2,016 American Adults  Conducted November 19-23, 2015 These surveys...
Blueprint | September 25, 2015
A COMPILATION OF BLUEPRINTS FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Introduction On the sidelines of the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting, the United States is sponsoring briefings and...

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