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‘Ideas Cannot Be Killed With Weapons.’ Why the Assassination of Syria’s Most Prominent Citizen Journalist Matters
        By PRACHI VIDWANS Vidwans is a research associate at the Human Rights Foundation. A year ago, I spent
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UN Elects Dictatorships to Human Rights Council Yet Again
NEW YORK (October 12, 2018) — Today, the United Nations General Assembly elected six notorious dictatorships — Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cameroon,
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HRF Congratulates Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and OFF Speaker Denis Mukwege
Congolese Doctor and OFF Speaker Denis Mukwege wins Nobel Peace Prize This morning, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist
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HRF to UN: Investigate Arbitrary Arrests in Cambodia and Iran
NEW YORK (October 4, 2018) — Today, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) submitted two individual complaints to the United Nations
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#ErdoganOut: HRF ad campaign condemns Erdogan during UNGA
HRF launches a social media campaign condemning Turkish president Erdogan during his visit to New York for the UNGA HRF
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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after arrests of Saudi activists
The Saudi regime expelled the Canadian ambassador after criticism of its recent arrest of Saudi women’s rights activists (The Washington
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Belarus Detains 18 Journalists in Raids at Independent Outlets
HRF condemns the arrest of 18 journalists in Belarus during a crackdown on independent media. Read more in NY Times.
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