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Featured | May 19, 2015

Despite a long history of persecution and marginalization, tireless activists and members of the Caribbean LGBT community are working to change the trajectory of the rights of LGBT individuals, ope

November 14, 2014
Organizers/sponsors: Gulf Center for Human Rights, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights First, the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED) and...
September 12, 2014
There is a crisis of counsel in California. The state has the largest immigrant population in the country—and the greatest need for more pro bono immigration representation. The problem is getting...
June 27, 2014
Location Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm 2456 Rayburn House Office Building Speakers Eleanor Acer, Director, Refugee Protection, Human Rights First Meredith Linsky, Director, American...
June 27, 2014
This August, President Obama will host 47 African heads of state at the first ever U.S. Africa Leaders Summit. Join us as we bring together eight prominent African human rights defenders to share...
June 26, 2014
Human Rights First, National Black Justice Coalition,  Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and Advocates for Youth Present: Panel Discussion: African Voices for Equality...


Annual Events

The 2015 Human Rights Summit will take place on December 9, 2015 at the Newseum, in Washington D.C.

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