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July 30, 2018
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By Reece Pelley Last week the Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened to assess the status of Mohammed al-Qahtani, a Saudi national detained for the past 16 years. Al-Qahtani...
July 27, 2018
By Reece Pelley For the first time since Poland’s governing Law and Justice party (PiS) received a parliamentary majority in 2015, the country is on the cusp of something unexpected: the possible...
July 23, 2018
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By Isaiah Affron In this five-part blog series, Human Rights First examines the crimes and trial of the National Socialist Underground (NSU), a neo-Nazi terrorist cell whose crimes were left...
July 23, 2018
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By Molly McCullen Human Rights First has been at the forefront of the fight to end immigration detention for more than a decade. Through our research and work providing legal...
July 20, 2018
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By Nathan Lewis Every year for the past five years, the Senate has included in its version of the annual defense spending bill, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a provision that...
July 18, 2018
By Eleni Bakst and Jake Benhabib Between April and June 2018, Human Rights First researchers conducted three monitoring missions to McAllen, Brownsville, Laredo, and El Paso, Texas to gather...
June 28, 2018
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Attacks on asylum remain at an all-time high—babies have been ripped from their parents’ arms, frightened children sleep in tents, and devastated families’ lives are in limbo as they await their fate...
June 28, 2018
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By Daniel Bergmann The Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened again this Tuesday to hold a hearing on whether detainee Haroon al-Afghani could be cleared for transfer. Al-Afghani has...
June 27, 2018
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By Michelle Walker On June 20, 2018 President Trump signed Executive Order 13841, titled “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation,” which called for the temporary halt of...
June 27, 2018
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The Trump Administration is attempting to replace its failed policy of family separation with the failed policy of family incarceration. ICE already detains families at three facilities in Dilley and...

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