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Featured | June 26, 2014

Join Human Rights First, National Black Justice Coalition, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights, and Advocates for Youth as we bring together a team of prominent African defenders who will share their expertise and their vision for an Africa that is open to all.

 

 

June 05, 2013
The Navy Memorial Museum 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW (Archives Metro Station) Click here for map Wednesday, June 5 10:00am – 11:00am Discussion followed by reception Featuring Major...
April 25, 2013
Human Rights First cordially invites you to the launch of the 2013 Free The Press Campaign, a program by the Department of State highlighting threats to media freedom and freedom of...
September 12, 2012
Human Rights First’s “Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System” took place in four cities across the United States during 2012 and...
April 08, 2013
Program (pdf) 9:00    Registration and Light Breakfast 9:30     Welcoming Remarks & Setting the Stage Laura Tuell Parcher, Partner-in-...
November 30, 2012
Key Documents Immigration Detention in Louisiana [FACT SHEET] New Orleans Dialogue on Detention: Highlights Program:(pdf) Welcome Remarks Dean María Pabón López, Loyola...

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From the Podium

Whether it's in the media, before Congress, or at special events, experts at Human Rights First make the case that the United States must respect human rights. And we promote the policy solutions that will get the job done. Check out our experts in action.
April 04, 2014
Human Rights First's Gabor Rona spoke at a Harvard Law School Constitution Society luncheon about targeted killing.  Prepared Remarks: TARGETED KILLINGS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW In...
March 03, 2014
On March 28, 2014, Human Rights First's Gabor Rona presented a lecture on the intersections of International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law at The Judge Advocate General’s...
July 07, 2013
President and Chief Executive Officer
Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino testified before Congress on July 24, 2013 and detailed a plan for closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo. ...