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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

March 28, 2014
Right now, there are thousands of immigrants in Louisiana trying to navigate the United States’ complex immigration system. Many of them do not speak English. Some are traumatized. All of them need...
March 19, 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...
February 12, 2014
Human Rights First  invites you to join the family of Northern Ireland human rights lawyer Pat Finucane on the 25th anniversary of his murder to discuss the campaign for a public inquiry...
January 29, 2014
Join the live stream here Wednesday, January 29th at 7pm. Grammy award-winning Esperanza Spalding and Human Rights First bring you the first LIVE online broadcast of Spotlight on Guantanamo,...
January 16, 2014
A Discussion with Leading Experts Congress appropriates over $2 billion annually to operate an immigration detention system of jails and jail-like facilities that detains around 400,000...


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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