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August 03, 2017 By Adam Nagy Passed on June 30, a new German hate speech law imposes heavy fines on social media companies that fail to swiftly remove prohibited content. Its proponents have lauded the bill as...
July 19, 2017 By Chelsea Wilson Miller First, the good news: Canada has largely resisted the ethno-populism that’s swept through other Western democracies in recent years. The ethno-populists who’ve risen in...
July 19, 2017 New York City—Human Rights First today expressed concern over the approval of a new counterterrorism bill by the French Senate. The legislation enshrines into law measures that violate civil...
July 14, 2017 By Emma Bernstein Today, President Trump attended a Bastille Day celebration in Paris. This year, France’s national holiday also marks the first anniversary of the terrorist attack in Nice...
July 13, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a new issue brief documenting the Hungarian government’s ongoing actions to stifle civil society and deepen ties to Russia. "How the U.S....
June 30, 2017 By Susan Corke and Emma Bernstein In a blow to free speech, German lawmakers today passed a bill requiring social media companies to remove illegal content, including hate speech. Sites with more...
June 29, 2017 By Jacob Kostrzewski President Trump will make a stop in Poland's capital Warsaw on July 5th prior to attending the G-20 Summit in Germany. His visit comes a year after President Obama...

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| December 08, 2017
The 2013-14 Euromaidan protests brought down the corrupt government of President Viktor Yanukovych and offered Ukrainians the prospect a brighter and freer future. Four years later, however, momentum...
Issue Brief | December 06, 2017
Human Rights Are the Core of the Answer rather than an Obstacle to Addressing Terrorism Adopted by the participants of the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference Vienna, 5-6 December 2017...
Issue Brief | May 05, 2017
France’s presidential election is a potential turning point for Europe, which continues to reel from Britain’s decision to exit the European Union. Ethno-nationalist populism has been gaining ground...
Factsheet | April 25, 2017
Credible reports continue to suggest that Sebastian Gorka, Deputy Assistant and senior counter-terrorism advisor to President Trump, has over the course of his career maintained ties to, and voiced...