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September 10, 2021
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In a startling move, in July 2021, the British government announced a proposal to end all Troubles-era prosecutions, granting amnesty to its soldiers for any crimes they committed during this time....
September 08, 2021
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by Chloe Lowell, Human Rights First Intern   President Biden campaigned on a promise to reverse inhumane asylum policies, create fair processes, and welcome refugees fleeing persecution....
September 01, 2021
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By Adam Keith & Keian Razipour Over the past year, the number of governments able to use targeted sanctions programs to help hold human rights abusers and corrupt actors to account has...
August 10, 2021
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Twelve men on death row in Egypt are awaiting imminent execution for their alleged part in the 2013 Cairo sit-in protests. The 12 were sentenced to death in a sham mass trial of 739 defendants,...
August 05, 2021
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By Paloma Delgado, Human Rights First Intern   In an interview that streams this week on Great.com’s podcast, “Great Talks With…” Human Rights First’s Director of Refugee Representation...
August 02, 2021
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A few months ago, when the Biden administration was talking about “putting human rights at the center of foreign policy,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken met online with a group of leading human...
July 21, 2021
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By:  Julia Neusner, Human Rights First Emem Maurus, Transgender Law Center     The Biden administration continues to misuse the Trump administration’s Title 42 policy to...
June 17, 2021
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In February 2021, the Biden administration – following through on its campaign promises – announced an end to the Trump administration’s so-called Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) and formally...
June 17, 2021
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow, Refugee Protection
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Each weekday Josefina* prepares breakfast for her son, helps him begin his school day of remote learning, and greets her babysitter before heading off for work. She loves spending time with her son...
June 03, 2021
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Abduljalil Al Singace is one of the Bahraini activists tortured in 2011 and given a life sentence in prison for his peaceful dissent against the kingdom's dictatorship.  Human Rights First has...

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