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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....
August 06, 2012 By Rachel Morgan This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Sarah Attar, 19 years old, Saudi Arabia. Event: 800m track event. Photo courtesy of Channel Guide Magazine...

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Letter | June 27, 2022
Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders for a Report on Human Rights Defenders...
Factsheet | March 22, 2022
Human Rights First and Freedom House produced a fact sheet to explain how Global Magnitsky sanctions have helped protect international religious freedom – because the Trump administration's...
Factsheet | March 22, 2022
Human Rights First and Freedom House produced this fact sheet to explain how the “serious human rights abuse” standard has allowed the Global Magnitsky sanctions program to be an effective but...
Talking Points | March 01, 2022
What are sanctions, and why are they being used or proposed in this crisis?  The word “sanctions” broadly describes a range of coercive measures usually aimed at changing behavior, either by...