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April 28, 2016 By Annie Glasser Last Wednesday marked one year since the start of the Golden Dawn trial in Greece. The trial, originally a remarkable effort to focus on accountability for the organization’s...
April 27, 2016 By Annie Glasser Chama Mechtaly is a Moroccan Muslim woman with Jewish roots. She began exploring her heritage through art in an effort to highlight the ethnic and religious diversity in Morocco....
November 17, 2015 On the heels of the horrific attacks in Paris, far-right groups in France are already escalating their xenophobic rhetoric and mobilizing supporters to turn their anger against refugees and...
October 26, 2015 By Megdi Abebe On Friday, the 2015 Human Rights First Award winners, Jane Braden-Golay, President of the European Union of Jewish Students (Switzerland); Siavosh Derakhti, Founder and...
September 29, 2015 By Timothy Meyers On September 20, 2015, Greeks went to the polls for a general election following the resignation of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras of the Syriza-led government. Tsipras had...
September 18, 2015 Hungary’s coldhearted response to the refugee crisis in Europe has tarnished its image among world audiences. The United Nation’s top human Rights official, Zeid Raad al-Hussein, referred to Hungary’...
August 27, 2015 By Christina Miliou Refugees are pouring into Europe at historic records, many fleeing conflict in the Middle East. But their struggles don’t end when they reach Europe; besides the difficult...

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January 1, 2017

As Germany faces important national elections this year, it is at a tipping point. The country has struggled to deal with an influx of refugees, extremism, and the rise of hate speech online. Germany is a close ally of the United States in Europe; the new Trump Administration and U.S.

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Factsheet | February 07, 2017
On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order that: 1) Bars Syrian refugees from coming to the United States indefinitely; 2) Bars nationals from seven Muslim-majority...
Report | February 06, 2017
Germany is at a tipping point as it heads into important national elections in 2017. Hate crimes, particularly those associated with xenophobia, have increased drastically—from 5,858 cases in 2014 to...
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...
Factsheet | April 22, 2016
Germany is facing a tipping point. Germany is Europe’s economic and political lynchpin; as such, Germany is positioned to play a leadership role in a number of crises. Between the influx of...

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