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August 07, 2013 Washington, D.C. – When the U.S. secretaries of state and defense meet with their Russian counterparts on Friday, they should warn that the $1.1 billion deal to buy Russian helicopters for...
August 02, 2013 New York City – Human  Rights First calls on the U.S. State Department to demand a clear answer from Russia about its planned treatment of gay athletes and spectators at the upcoming Winter...
July 31, 2013 The Pentagon is buying over $1.1 billion worth of helicopters and spare parts from the same Russian state-run dealer that arms the brutal regime of Syrian President Assad. This purchase comes at the...
July 30, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today applauds Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) for including a provision in the Fiscal Year 2014 Defense Appropriation Bill that was marked up in the Senate...
July 30, 2013 Washington, D.C. – New documents obtained by Human Rights First suggest that American taxpayers have been paying a sharply increased price for the Russian helicopters that the United States is...
July 26, 2013 By Brad Powell Devices from U.S. technology company Blue Coat Systems have again been identified by Citizen Lab in sanctioned countries, including Syria, Iran, and Sudan. As the report details,...
July 23, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today said the United States must stop doing business with Russian arms dealer Rosoboronexport and it released a blueprint detailing steps Congress and the...

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June 6, 2017

The world is facing the largest refugee crisis since World War II. On Monday, June 19th, the day before World Refugee Day, Veterans for American Ideals will host a screening of the award-winning documentary Salam Neighbor to raise awareness of the millions of men, women, and children forced to flee their homes due to conflict.

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Factsheet | September 21, 2017
Recent reports indicate that the Trump Administration plans to admit an all-time low number of refugees in the coming fiscal year. Furthermore, the White House is justifying this stunning abdication...
Factsheet | June 12, 2017
Since President Donald Trump took office on January 20, 2017, 143 days ago, the number of refugees resettled to the United States has fallen by 61 percent when compared to the 143 days prior to the...
Factsheet | March 07, 2017
President Trump signed a revised executive order on March 6 in response to a court-ordered stay of his January 27 order that barred the resettlement of refugees and nationals of seven countries,...
Factsheet | March 07, 2017
On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a revised executive order, “Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry To The United States.” The order imposes bans on nationals of six Muslim-...