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

July 21, 2014
By Gabriella Rufo As part of its anti-trafficking campaign seeking to disrupt the slavery exploitation network, Human Rights First is calling for accountability and justice for individuals who...
July 21, 2014
Top News CHILDREN AT THE BORDER On Friday, President Obama will meet with the presidents of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras to discuss the surge in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-...
July 18, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Dawes Cooke Following an extensive pre-trial detention and a lengthy and oft-postponed trial, James Mwape and Philip Mubiana have been acquitted of charges under Zambia’s anti-homosexuality law...
July 17, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Eric Eikenberry The polls are in (the most recent Pew Research Center poll, that is), and at 85% disapproval, Egyptians have a less favorable view of the United States than any other nation...
July 16, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
On June 30th, 2013 the Russian discriminatory anti-"propaganda" law went into effect, amidst widespread international condemnation. In the year since the Russian government enacted the vaguely worded...
July 16, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
By John Rodriguez As the crisis in Iraq continues, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has shown a disregard for human rights when dealing with the threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and...
July 15, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Heather Brandon Yesterday’s ruling by the D.C. Court of Appeals, vacating two of the charges against Osama bin Laden’s PR man, Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul, has implications for another...
July 15, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Heather Brandon and John Rodriguez The swift advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and their self-proclaimed caliphate, under the name the “Islamic State,” has led to the...
July 15, 2014
Communications Assistant/Writer
In an OpEd for the Guardian Mark Lagon, a former U.S. anti-human-trafficking ambassador, recently called corporations to account for their passive response to human trafficking: “To abolish...
July 14, 2014
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Heather Brandon Following the recent advance of the insurgent group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), some commentators have been critical of the Obama administration’s expressed...

Pages

Twitter

Our Experts

Director, National Security Outreach
Vice President, Research & Analysis