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Report | July 09, 2015
Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT People in Jamaica Executive Summary Human Rights First traveled to Jamaica in March 2015 and interviewed members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...
Blueprint | July 08, 2015
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery in the United States. Yet in the world today there are an estimated 20.9 million people...
Factsheet | July 06, 2015
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Representatives from the House and Senate are currently in conference, negotiating the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year 2016. The NDAA bills from both houses contain...
Letter | June 23, 2015
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June 23, 2015 The Honorable Sarah Sewall Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights United States Department of State 2201 C St NW Washington, D.C. 20521...
Issue Brief | June 18, 2015
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(London, June 15, 2015) -- Egyptian authorities are increasing their pressure on independent organizations in Egypt that receive foreign funding or have criticized government policies, ten...
Issue Brief | June 17, 2015
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In February 2015, the Obama administration provided Congress with a proposal for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). ...
Report | June 15, 2015
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Executive Summary On June 20, 2014—ironically, on World Refugee Day—the Obama administration announced its strategy for addressing the increase in families and children seeking protection at the U...