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Report | July 31, 2012
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Maritime Arms Shipments from Russia to Syria In its brutal crackdown on civilians, the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria has committed mass atrocities. These crimes are not only a human...
Factsheet | July 31, 2012
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Human Rights First welcomes the decision of Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to exercise the discretionary authority vested in her by Congress in 2005, and again in 2007...
Impact Study, Testimony | July 31, 2012
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In testimony submitted to the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley urged the U.S. government to publicly condemn abuses by the Bahrain government and call for...
Audio | July 05, 2012
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Subscribe to FirstCast on iTunes Despite relentless assaults by the Syrian regime on civilian populations, there is still no international arms embargo on Syria. This is largely due to...
Factsheet | June 12, 2012
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U.S. Immigration Detention System Falls Far Short of Human Rights Standards, Should be Reformed On June 21, 2012 the newly appointed Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants François...
Factsheet | May 31, 2012
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Existing sanctions and future steps the U.S. Administration should take. Download
Letter | May 29, 2012
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In a letter to Secretary Hillary Clinton, Elisa Massimino urges her to raise the case of Chen Guangcheng's family to Chinese diplomats.  Download
Report | May 16, 2012
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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) refugees are often among the most vulnerable and isolated of refugees. This is especially true in places where they are at heightened risk...