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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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Issue Brief | June 07, 2019
Download PDF Introduction When meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office in September 2018, Polish President Andrzej Duda urged the United States to create a permanent military base in...
Opinions | February 26, 2019
Read Full Report and Download This article originally appeared in The Anatomy of Illiberal States: Assessing and Responding to Democratic Decline in Turkey and Central Europe, published by The...
Factsheet | November 09, 2018
The history of the Holocaust is a painful and tragic story in all the countries of occupied Europe. Hungary is no exception. Yet the current Hungarian government seeks to rewrite history, and appears...
Issue Brief | October 12, 2018
In April 2018, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his nationalist Fidesz party won a two-thirds majority in the Hungarian parliament after garnering roughly 50 percent of the popular vote. The election...

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