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Featured | June 22, 2016

The support of volunteer lawyers is fundamental to the pro bono representation work of Human Rights First.

May 24, 2016
RSVP Here The Association of Pro Bono Counsel (APBCo) and Human Rights First will host an event to discuss  the impact of asylum and immigration court system backlogs in the wake of Human...
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....


Annual Events

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

Learn More about the Human Rights First Award Dinner