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Lawyers Committee For Human Rights
Human Rights First (formerly known as the Lawyers Committee for International Human Rights) is a Nonpartisan (American organizations), nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization, 501(c)(3), international human rights organization based in New York City and Washington, D.C. In 2004, Human Rights First started its "End Torture Now" campaign. The organization also runs the Fighting Discrimination program which focuses on hate crime. Board of Directors Human Rights First is governed by a board of directors composed of 73 members, including a 30-person Board of Advocates and a 12-person Emeritus Board. Members of the board include: * Mona Sutphen, Senior Advisor at The Vistria Group * Matthew G. Olsen, Chief Security Officer at Uber * Jay Carney, head of public relations at Amazon (company), Amazon * Sarah Cleveland, Professor of Human and Constitutional Rights Columbia Law School, Columbia University Law School * Kerry Kennedy, President of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, RFK Human Rights ...
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The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country Continental United States, primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 U.S. state, states, a Washington, D.C., federal district, five major unincorporated territories, nine United States Minor Outlying Islands, Minor Outlying Islands, and 326 Indian reservations. The United States is also in Compact of Free Association, free association with three Oceania, Pacific Island Sovereign state, sovereign states: the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and the Palau, Republic of Palau. It is the world's List of countries and dependencies by area, third-largest country by both land and total area. It shares land borders Canada–United States border, with Canada to its north and Mexico–United States border, with Mexico to its south and has maritime borders with the Bahamas, Cuba, Russia, and other nations. With a population of over 333 m ...
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