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Human Rights First

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On human rights, the United States must be a beacon. Activists fighting for freedom around the globe continue to look to our country for inspiration and count on us for support. Upholding human rights is not only a moral obligation; it’s a vital national interest: America is strongest when our policies and actions match our values.

Human Rights First press release, blog etc

05/17/2018 - 13:01 Haspel Confirmed to Lead CIA Despite Role in Torture Program
05/17/2018 - 08:53 Administration Attempts to Undermine Asylum by Negotiating Safe Third Country Agreement with Mexico
05/16/2018 - 10:35 Vets for American Ideals and MuslimMarine Launch Project Commemorating Ramadan Featuring Veterans, American Muslim Families
05/16/2018 - 05:44 Siemion to Testify Before Senate Committee on War Authorization
05/10/2018 - 15:46 Trump Administration Should Release Information to Clarify Whether Haspel Lied to Senate Committee
05/09/2018 - 09:32 Senate Committee Urged to Reject Haspel Following Hearing
05/09/2018 - 06:06 Bipartisan Group of 115 Retired and Former Career Ambassadors Warn Senate that Confirming Haspel Would Undercut the Work of Diplomats Around the World
05/04/2018 - 12:32 Administration Will Prosecute Parents For Illegal Entry, Separating Refugee Families
05/03/2018 - 12:36 On World Press Freedom Day, Human Rights First Urges DHS to Release Detained Award-Winning Mexican Journalist Asylum Seeker
05/02/2018 - 16:07 Defense Department Transfers Guantanamo Detainee, But Recommends New Criteria for Future Detainees
05/02/2018 - 09:58 Trump Administration Stalls on Required Civilian Casualty Reports
04/30/2018 - 13:26 Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino to Step Down
04/30/2018 - 12:32 Human Rights First, Immigrant Organizations, File Amicus Brief in Gender-Based Violence Asylum Case
04/30/2018 - 11:47 Human Rights First Witnesses Administrations Attempts to Stall Refugee Caravan
04/29/2018 - 20:05 BREAKING: Administration Begins Processing Caravan Asylum Requests at Border
04/26/2018 - 14:08 Human Rights First to Assist Asylum Seekers in Caravan Arriving at Border
04/25/2018 - 17:09 State Department Human Rights Reports Selectively Criticize Abuses
04/23/2018 - 14:40 DHS Statement on Refugee Caravan Threatens Punishment for Refugees for Seeking Asylum