Antisemitism

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The rise of antisemitism in the United States and worldwide continues to represent a threat to human rights

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ANTISEMITISM AND EXTREMISM

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Extremism

Charlottesville Verdict a Win for Human Rights

WASHINGTON D.C. -- This afternoon’s verdicts in the civil case against the people and organizations that marshaled the deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally is a significant victory against violent white extremism.…

Press

Extremism

Human Rights First Calls for Accountability for Governments Which Encourage Hate

WASHINGTON – The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe held hearings today on how people and governments in North America and Europe can play a greater role in resisting rising…

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Extremism

Testimony of Ira N. Forman for the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment hearing on Resisting Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia in Europe

Chairman Keating, Vice Ranking Member Wagner, and members of the Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to appear here today. I deeply appreciate the Subcommittee's commitment to examining antisemitism in…

Testimony

Extremism

Extremism and Human Rights

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Extremism

Deadly Racist Extremism is Fostered Online, Buffalo Shooting Makes Clear

Human Rights First mourns the senseless loss of life, identifies extremist networks WASHINGTON D.C. — Another act of domestic terrorism was perpetrated yesterday at a Buffalo market by a mass shooter…

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Extremism

Charlottesville Verdict a Win for Human Rights

WASHINGTON D.C. — This afternoon’s verdicts in the civil case against the people and organizations that marshaled the deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally is a significant victory against violent white extremism.…

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Extremism

Letter on “United We Stand” event

Dear Ambassador Rice, We applaud the administration’s efforts to address hate through the upcoming summit, United We Stand: Countering Hate-Fueled Violence Together. We believe that hate and hate-fueled violence, primarily…

Letter

Systemic Injustice

Ensuring Safety and Support for Human Rights Defenders of Asylum Seekers, Refugees, and Other Migrants Targeted by Illegal Pushback Policies, Extremist Attacks, and Harassment by Government Officials

This submission has been produced on the basis of Human Rights First’s years of experience in representing, researching, and advocating for refugees seeking humanitarian protection and in our continuing efforts…

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