On human rights, the United States must be a beacon. America is strongest when our policies and actions match our values.More
Home / Blog

Recent Posts

January 23, 2017
Communications Associate
Last Thursday on WBEZ Chicago’s Worldview, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino joined the program to discuss President Obama’s legacy on human rights. Broaching topics such...
January 23, 2017
Senior Director, Communications
Top Items New Administration Today is the first full business day of the Trump Administration. The new president has promised to swiftly fulfill some of his campaign promises, including actions...
January 20, 2017
Equal Justice Works Fellow
Chubb Rule of Law & Human Rights Fellow
Related Campaigns & Topics
Governor Nikki Haley, President Trump’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, expressed concern for refugees during her Senate confirmation hearing this Wednesday, noting the dangers...
January 20, 2017
Director, National Security Outreach
Related Campaigns & Topics
Guantanamo. The word conjures images and opinions from almost any person: the famous Colonel Nathan Jessup and the Marine Corps Security Force in “A Few Good Men” who stand guard on “that wall”...
January 19, 2017
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Equal Justice Works Fellow
Related Campaigns & Topics
The global refugee crisis, the largest since World War II, demands strong and principled U.S. leadership. But as the Washington Post reported on Monday, and non-governmental organizations detailed in...
January 18, 2017
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Nicole Santamaria, Guest Author Nearly two years ago, I was forced to leave my beloved country of El Salvador. I worked for the Colectivo Alejandría, an organization that advocates on behalf of...
January 18, 2017
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
Related Campaigns & Topics
On Tuesday, the German Constitutional Court rejected an attempt to ban the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD). The NPD is a neo-Nazi political party that the German intelligence agency has...
January 17, 2017
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
Related Campaigns & Topics
Rex Tillerson’s faced tough questions from Senators Marco Rubio, Jeanne Shaheen, Rob Portman, Chris Coons, and others at his confirmation hearing Wednesday. He made some common-sense...
January 17, 2017
Director of Human Rights and Civil Society
Related Campaigns & Topics
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post Rex Tillerson’s faced tough questions from Senators Marco Rubio, Jeanne Shaheen, Rob Portman, Chris Coons, and others at his...
January 17, 2017
Senior Director, Communications
TOP ITEMS Inauguration On Friday President-elect Donald Trump will officially take the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States. He will begin his term at a time when...

Pages

Twitter

  • 4 hours 17 min AGO
    Thank you for standing up for America's duty to protect at the in today's judiciary committee hearing!

Our Experts

Senior Vice President, Policy
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection
International Legal Counsel