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Richard Benkin is a human rights activist who has freed political prisoners in Asia, stopped anti-Israel in Australia, and currently advocates for Bangladeshi Hindus and nationalities fighting for freedom from Pakistan. He holds a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania and is on the board of StandWithUs in Chicago.

ARTICLES BY: Richard L. Benkin

April 17, 2019 1:28 pm

Muslims Stand With Jews at Buchenwald

While antisemitism is on the rise in the West, it’s declining in the East. In Bangladesh’s capital, people urged me to convince their government to...

April 4, 2018 1:09 pm

As We Say ‘Never Again,’ Bangladesh’s Hindus Are in Imminent Danger

A recent op-ed at The Algemeiner suggested that my recent article about Danish heroism during the Shoah was naïve, because no country accepted Jews fleeing the Nazis....

February 21, 2018 4:11 pm

Remembering the Danes’ Heroic Holocaust Actions

On February 13, 2018, Prince Henrik -- husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe -- died at the age of 83. Many Jews recall the courage of the Danish royal...


GOP House Candidate Walks Back Antisemitic Diatribe

A Republican congressional candidate has apologized for accusing Jews of "controlling" US politics, The Orange County Register reported on Thursday. On Wednesday, footage emerged of Greg Raths, who is running to represent...

Middle East

Iranian Police Fire Shots, Teargas to Disperse Protests over Building Colla...

Iranian police used tear gas and fired shots in the air to disperse another night of protests over a...

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