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May 06, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First urges Secretary of State John Kerry to use his trip to Russia this week to press the Russians to stop enabling atrocities in Syria. The trip – set against...
April 26, 2013 Washington, D.C. – News reports today indicate that the Syrian regime claims to have cut off weapons supply chains for rebel forces. Human Rights First notes that this development underscores...
April 10, 2013 Washington D.C. - Human Rights First calls on the Secretary of State and other G8 ministers gathered this week to engage in discussions about practical and actionable strategies to end Assad’s...
April 02, 2013 Washington D.C. - This morning, members of the United Nations General Assembly voted in favor of an International Arms Trade Treaty that will, for the first time, establish internationally...
March 29, 2013 Washington DC- Yesterday members of the United Nations met for final deliberations on the adoption of the International Arms Trade Treaty. This treaty will for the first time regulate the 70 billion...
March 26, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today joined with Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Kay Granger (R-TX) to call on the Department of Defense to uphold its legal responsibility to end...
March 25, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today praised Secretary of State John Kerry for his calls to cut off supplies that are fueling the atrocities in Syria that have claimed more than 70,000...

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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 | June 12, 2017
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Factsheet | March 07, 2017
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Factsheet | March 07, 2017
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Factsheet | February 22, 2017
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