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Antisemitism and Extremism

The U.S. government should lead internationally on combating antisemitism and extremism.

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February 22, 2018 Antisemitism is a red line. This clear conviction was the message espoused by members of the New York congressional delegation at a breakfast hosted by United Jewish Appeal and the Jewish Community...
January 26, 2018 New York City—To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Human Rights First urges the U.S. government to deepen its efforts to combat antisemitism and other forms of...
January 25, 2018 New York City—Human Rights First today welcomed reports that a Hungarian church had cancelled plans for a memorial mass honoring Hungarian leader and Nazi ally Miklos Horthy originally scheduled for...
December 15, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the State Department to pressure Polish President Andrzej Duda to veto newly-passed legislation that would threaten judicial independence and undermine...
November 21, 2017 Reported hate crimes increased in the United States for the second consecutive year, according to data released last week by the FBI. The FBI’s statistics drew significant media attention, but can...
October 30, 2017 Friday marked the 19th anniversary of the 1998 International Religious Freedom Act. It was originally passed in response to growing religious persecution globally, a problem that...
October 20, 2017 By Teresa Eder On October 15, the Austrian electorate rewarded 31-year-old foreign minister Sebastian Kurz of the Austrian Conservative Party (ÖVP) and far-right candidate Heinz Christian Strache...

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Factsheet | April 25, 2017
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