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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

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...
June 24, 2014
IN RECOGNITION OF WORLD REFUGEE DAY HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST INVITES YOU TO JOIN US FOR A SPECIAL RECEPTION The contributions of volunteer lawyers are fundamental to the pro bono work of Human Rights...
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...


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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