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Featured | October 26, 2016

As the Obama Administration winds down, National Security Advisor Susan Rice will deliver an address to summarize the Administration's historic efforts to protect and expand the human rights and dignity of LGBTQ people around the world, as well as to lay out some of the challenges that lie ahead for the next administration.

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,...
January 27, 2016
DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27th, 2016 On the fifth anniversary of the mass Tahrir Square protests against Egypt's former President...
January 27, 2016
Please join Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and Human Rights First for an MCLE approved training on “Back to the Basics: Representing Adult and Child Asylum-Seekers” hosted by Munger, Tolles &...
January 07, 2016
On Thursday, Human Rights First released “Breaking the Cycle of Violence: Countering Antisemitism and Extremism in France,” a major report on antisemitism and extremism in France. The release...


Annual Events

The 2016 Human Rights Summit will take place on December 13, 2016 at the Newseum, in Washington D.C.

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