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October 27, 2016
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By John Michael Anzilotti Earlier this month, two National Police Force officers in El Salvador were convicted following the June 2015 attack on Aldo Alexander Peña, a transgender Salvadoran man....
October 27, 2016
Staff Attorney
As part of the American Bar Association’s Celebrate Pro Bono Week, we are recognizing individuals with outstanding dedication to pro bono service as Pro Bono Stars. Today we highlight Christopher...
October 26, 2016
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As part of the American Bar Association’s “Celebrate Pro Bono Week,” we are recognizing individuals with outstanding dedication to pro bono service as Pro Bono Stars. Today we highlight Emily Murray...
October 26, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
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The task is simple, yet daunting: to create a more equitable world, we have to work together across faiths, ethnicities, and borders to strengthen our commitment to human rights. This was the ...
October 25, 2016
Senior Staff Attorney
As part of the American Bar Association’s Celebrate Pro Bono Week, we are recognizing individuals with outstanding dedication to pro bono service as Pro Bono Stars. Today we highlight Elizabeth Leavy...
October 24, 2016
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Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) released a much-awaited decision on the fate of Guantanamo detainee ali-Hamza al Bahlul’s...
October 24, 2016
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Top Items LGBT On Wednesday, October 26 National Security Advisor Susan Rice will deliver an address focused on the Obama Administration's efforts to protect and expand the human...
October 24, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Monday October 31 will be a vital test for Bahrain. Two scheduled court verdicts will give a major indication on whether the regime is taking...
October 24, 2016
Legal Director
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At our annual dinner in last Wednesday in New York City, Human Rights First presented the 2016 Marvin Frankel Award to three law firms for outstanding pro bono service to asylum seekers and refugees...
October 20, 2016
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By Joe Jenkins The civil war in Syria has raged on for over five years, but many Americans only began to learn about the ensuing refugee crisis recently. With that awareness comes a seemingly non-...

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