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March 14, 2017 The Trump Administration is ramping up its efforts to strengthen security cooperation with Egypt. This is probably the right thing to do, provided it’s coupled with an effort to press Egypt on human...
March 13, 2017 TOP ITEMS President’s Budget Request President Trump is expected to submit his budget request to Congress on Thursday. The administration has indicated that the new budget will include drastic...
March 07, 2017 Today the U.S. State Department promises to hold its first daily press briefing under the Trump administration. Roughly thirty working days into the tenure of the new team at Foggy Bottom, a...
March 06, 2017 TOP ITEMS Revised Refugee Ban President Trump today signed a new executive order suspending the refugee resettlement program, and banning the issuance of new visas and entry to the United...
March 03, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed concern over reports that no senior State Department official, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, will participate in ...
February 17, 2017 Dr Mudawi Ibrahim is one of the best known human rights defenders in the world, recognized for his long career in defending rights in Sudan and exposing violations in Darfur. In 2005 Human Rights...
January 13, 2017 Senate confirmation hearings are poor vehicles for finding out the actual views of nominees. Would-be cabinet secretaries know that it's wise to say as little as possible as vaguely as possible so as...

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Factsheet | June 13, 2017
This brief guide was put together in 2017 to assist human rights activists who are at risk of being jailed. Rachel Lehr and Emily Sherwood at Case Western Reserve University Law School were the lead...
Issue Brief | March 30, 2017
Read Full Report and Download In 2014 Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban famously declared that liberal democratic states— including his fellow European Union and NATO members—constituted an...
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...
Timeline | April 22, 2016
Syria Timeline 2011–2016 2011  March: Inspired by demonstrations across the region, protestors begin demanding democratic reforms. Security forces retaliate by opening fire and...