On human rights, the United States must be a beacon. America is strongest when our policies and actions match our values.More
Home / Blog

Recent Posts

August 30, 2017
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Scott Johnston Michel Foucault wrote about the Panopticon—a central tower in a circular prison—as an effective means of controlling inmates due to one essential factor: the prisoners can never...
August 30, 2017
Pennoyer Fellow/Researcher & Advocate
Related Campaigns & Topics
Meet Arti Walker-Peddakotla. She’s a U.S. Army veteran, a mother of three, and the daughter of Indian immigrants, a first generation American. After basic training in Texas, she was stationed...
August 24, 2017
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Related Campaigns & Topics
For a country searching for answers after Charlottesville, the people of Boston provided some. In Boston, the “Free Speech Coalition” holding the rally claimed it wasn’t promoting white supremacy...
August 22, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Related Campaigns & Topics
Juan Osuna, the former director of the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR), passed away suddenly last week. He will be sorely missed. Juan served in...
August 21, 2017
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Related Campaigns & Topics
On Tuesday Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivered a speech to mark the release of the State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom Report. Human Rights First’s Rob Berschinski...
August 11, 2017
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Saadia H. Khan Last week I traveled to the U.S. Military Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to observe pretrial hearings in the case against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri. As a first-time observer of the...
August 10, 2017
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Rosalind Faulkner Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with a...
August 08, 2017
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Chelsea Wilson Miller After more than four years, the case against the Nationalist Socialist Underground—a German neo-Nazi group—will finally come to an end this year. Closing arguments began...
August 08, 2017
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Charlotte Parker Gliserman In early July, the Armenian Ministry of Justice announced that it would recognize same-sex marriages performed abroad, making Armenia the second formerly-Soviet...
August 07, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
Related Campaigns & Topics
In a recent telephone call with Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, Vice President Pence said: “The United States stands with the Venezuelan people, and we call for the full and...

Pages

Twitter

  • 9 hours 54 min AGO
    RT : If only there was some alternative to family detention. Wait: There is one! A successful case management pilot prog… https://t.co/EImlwwIdVq

Our Experts

Senior Vice President, Policy
Managing Attorney (Houston)
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection