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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

May 22, 2014
A year later, there are calls to repeal the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force, as well as calls to extend its reach to Benghazi, Boko Haram, and beyond. While there has been a quickening...
May 21, 2014
Join Human Rights First for a reception marking the International Day Against Homophobia. The criminalization of homosexuality in Jamaica dates back to the 1864 Offences Against the Person Act,...
May 07, 2014
Since late 2010, more than a dozen nations have experienced popular uprisings that have collectively been called the Arab Spring. Protests, buoyed by predominantly young participants and social-media...
May 01, 2014
Washington, D.C. – As the United States grapples with its role in preventing mass atrocities around the world including the current crisis in Syria, Human Rights First invites you to a panel...
March 28, 2014
Right now, there are thousands of immigrants in Louisiana trying to navigate the United States’ complex immigration system. Many of them do not speak English. Some are traumatized. All of them need...

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

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