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Taking on Policies that Harm Human Rights Defenders at the Border

A few weeks ago, a Mexican cartel in Nuevo Laredo kidnapped Baptist Pastor Lorenzo Ortiz, who operates a network of shelters for migrants, including asylum seekers turned back to Mexico…

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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…

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Human Rights First Applauds U.S. Army’s Move to Rename Bases Named After Confederate Leaders

WASHINGTON – In response to the Army announcing its openness to renaming bases named after Confederate military leaders, Human Rights First’s Mike Breen issued this statement: “Who we choose to memorialize…

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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…

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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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