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Featured | May 18, 2016

Featuring Elisa Massimino, Randy Berry, Angeline Jackson, and Olena Shevchenko

May 17, 2016
Please join Human Rights First as we honor International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Activists from Jamaica and Ukraine will speak about their recent successes and the ongoing challenges...
May 10, 2016
RSVP Here Human Rights First will host an event to discuss its recently released report “In the Balance: Backlogs Delay Protection in the U.S. Asylum and Immigration Court Systems,” and what the U...
March 15, 2016
Poised to enter its sixth year on March 16th, the conflict in Syria has displaced more than 11 million people. Nearly 4.7 million have fled the country. The failure to effectively address the...
March 02, 2016
It has been more than fourteen years since the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, opened and more than seven years since President Obama signed an executive order pledging to close it....
February 03, 2016
With Michael Abramowitz, director, USHMM Levine Institute for Holocaust Education and Elisa Massimino, president and CEO of Human Rights First; moderated by Nadine Strossen, former president,...

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

Learn More about the Human Rights First Award Dinner