Challenging antidemocratic far-right extremism


Human Rights First

What's Happening

The ideology driving the antidemocratic far-right extremist movement in the United States has become increasingly visible in our institutions, policies, and public discourse. This movement represents an existential threat to our democracy.

What We're Doing

With a network of human and civil rights defenders, veterans, and advocates, we are challenging this movement using our expertise in research, policy, law, technology, and national security to uncover the movement, expose its tactics, and uphold human rights.

Current Efforts

Innovation Lab

New data-driven technologies, especially artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, are transforming societies on a global scale. They’re also concentrating power in the hands of undemocratic actors and demanding we expand our very definition of…


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Taking Action

Protect democracy

Our Extremism and Human Rights Program works to defend our communities from the growing threat of antidemocratic far-right extremism.