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November 22, 2021
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Exactly ten years ago today I was sitting in a Bahraini royal palace witnessing an extraordinary event. An international lawyer, who had been appointed by the King of Bahrain to investigate the...
October 29, 2021
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For many years, the United Arab Emirates has been one of Washington’s most repressive military allies. Its brutal targeting of human rights defenders, its leadership role with Saudi Arabia in the war...
October 21, 2021
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by Paloma Delgado, former Human Rights First Intern   Using Title 42 to expel migrants and asylum seekers from the United States has never been about protecting public health. It is a...
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...

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