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August 02, 2012 By Christiana Renfro This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. Farida Osman: 17 years old, Egyptian. Event: 50m freestyle (Friday, August 3—Saturday, August 4) Photo...
August 01, 2012 By Rasika Teredesai This blog is part of the Olympics 2012 and Human Rights series. [caption id="attachment_20226" align="alignright" width="260" caption="Age: 23 Country: Afghanistan Event:...
February 08, 2011 As the political future of Egypt has been plunged into uncertainty by mass protests that broke out on January 25, commentators and policy makers are expressing concerns about the implications of a...

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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...