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August 15, 2012 Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges. *Update 01/...
August 14, 2012 Cross-posted from Huffington Post Once again, the Bahrain regime has passed on taking a meaningful decision on reform. This morning the appeal verdicts were set to be handed down in the trial of...
August 13, 2012 By Maron Soueid This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Guor Marial, Age: 28 Country: None (Independent Olympic Athlete) Event: Men’s Marathon If there is a...
August 09, 2012 What are “traditional values?” There is no universally agreed upon definition and so the answer often depends on one’s culture and life experience. That’s why this week’s collective exercise of the U...
August 08, 2012 By Rasika Teredesai This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Imke Duplitzer: 37 years old from Germany. Events: Women’s Epee (Individual and Team). Photo by...
August 07, 2012 By Molly Lao This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Lopez Lomong: 27 years old, represents the United States in the Olympics. Events: 5000 meter race Lopez...
August 06, 2012 By Maron Soueid This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Oscar Pistorius: 25 years old, South Africa. Events: 400m race, 4x400m relay race. Photo credit to www....

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Letter | December 05, 2018
Download letter December 05, 2018   OPEN LETTER FROM NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF A TARGETED, GLOBAL EU HUMAN RIGHTS SANCTIONS REGIME Dear Ministers of Foreign...
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...
Report | September 20, 2018
This report is offered jointly by Human Rights First and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies. Civil society leaders in Egypt are urging the U.S. government to continue to condition and...
Report | July 11, 2018
Introduction Poland is soon approaching a point of no return concerning the independence of its judiciary. On July 3, more than 40 percent of the country’s 73 Supreme Court judges as of July 3 are...

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