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WASHINGTON — Human Rights Watch on Thursday released its annual report on threats to human rights around the world, and for the first time in the 27 years it has done these surveys, the United States is one of the biggest. The reason: the rise of Donald J. Trump.

Eight days before Mr. Trump is to be sworn in as president, the human-rights advocacy group declared that his path to power, in a campaign marked by “misogynistic, xenophobic and racist rhetoric,” could “cause tremendous harm to vulnerable communities, contravene the United States’ core human rights obligations, or both.”

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10 thoughts on “Human Rights Group Portrays U.S. as Major Threat, Citing Trump

  1. Their idea of targeting people to wake up and force change rather than pressuring a White House that doesn’t care is a good one. People need to get involved, and passive apathy needs to end. The world’s well being depends on it.

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