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June 02, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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President Trump and President Sisi of Egypt like to exchange compliments and to make grand statements about their resolute stance against terrorism. Speaking after the horrific attack on...
May 30, 2017
Advocacy Counsel, National Security (Joffe Fellow)
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The case against accused 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his four co-defendants should be the trial of the century. Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the attacks—the largest loss...
May 25, 2017
Assistant, Human Trafficking
In February, President Trump signed the Enforcing Federal Law with Respect to Transnational Criminal Organizations and Prevent International Trafficking executive order. This order called on the...
May 24, 2017
Human Rights First has been researching conditions for asylum seekers at the U.S. southern border, and our findings are gaining traction. Yesterday at a Congressional hearing, Senator Richard...
May 24, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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President Trump’s speech at the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh on May 21 was rich in generalities and open to broad interpretation. For example, the president promised to...
May 24, 2017
This blog is cross posted from HuffPost Martin Méndez Pineda was held in U.S. immigration detention for over 100 days. As a journalist, Martin reported on federal police ...
May 22, 2017
Senior Director, Communications
Top Items   Ambassador Haley Travels to Jordan and Turkey U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is currently on a trip to Jordan and Turkey learning about the...
May 19, 2017
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On Sunday May 21, Geert Wilders, the controversial Dutch far-right politician, is scheduled to  speak in Los Angles at the annual dinner of the American Freedom Alliance, a group designated by...
May 19, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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    Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as President of the United States will not take him to the capital cities of Mexico or Canada, the two countries visited first by presidents...
May 18, 2017
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This blog is cross posted on HuffPost As social workers, we are often the first line of communication for our clients when they are struggling emotionally. We work with asylum seekers, many of...

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