Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – 3:40pmThe Paralyzing Uncertainty of the Gitmo Military CommissionsBy Scott JohnstonRead more
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 – 7:54amArti Walker-Peddakotla: Veteran +Fiona TomlinRead more
Washington, D.C.—As the Trump Administration’s refugee ban executive order hits the six-month mark, Human Rights First today released a new analysis detailing the impacts of this policy on vulnerable individuals fleeing persecution and on U.S. national security interests and global leadership. The analysis, “U.S.
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today strongly condemned President Trump’s statements assigning blame to “both sides” for the horrific violence against counter-protestors at a neo-nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and saying that there were “some very fine people on both sides.” In response, Human Rights First’s President and CEO Elisa Massimino issued the following statement:
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 – 4:36pmLeft Behind: Refugee Ban Abandons Vulnerable OrphansBy Andrea Gillespie
If the Lost Boys of Sudan were seeking safety in the United States today, they would be out of luck.Read more
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded President Trump’s signing of bipartisan legislation codifying, strengthening, and expanding sanctions against Russia for its interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as for corrupt practices and human rights abuses, aggressive activities in Ukraine, and military actions in Syria.
The Turbulent Six-Month History of Trump’s Travel Ban—And the Uncertainties That Now Endanger Our Allies
By Saadia Khan
Six months into the Trump Administration, one of the most politically charged issues is “the ban.”