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January 13, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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As Congress enters its 114th session, human rights must take the spotlight. Below are five foreign policy priorities that we at Human Rights First believe Congress should put at the top of their to-...
January 13, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Guantanamo News reports note that next week the Obama Administration plans to transfer five Yemeni detainees from the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to a...
January 12, 2015
Digital Content Specialist
1. Close the door on Torture With the release of the 500-page summary of Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on CIA torture and detention after 9/11, the country finally has many of the...
January 12, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: Yesterday, Bahrain's foreign minister took part in a Paris rally in protest of the recent killings at the Charlie Hebdo offices and...
January 12, 2015
Director, Human Rights Promotion
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This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post: There is one thing I agree with in Steven A. Cook's recent advice piece on How to Get Egypt's Generals Back on Our Side: the United...
January 10, 2015
Director, Refugee Protection
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AMMAN, Jordan - Many Syrian refugees are struggling in the face of a brutal winter storm that has poured snow, rain and hail down on Jordan, Lebanon, and the broader region. While some...
January 09, 2015
Campaign Manager
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As Congress enters its 114th session, human rights must take the spotlight. This blog series will address what we at Human Rights First believe should take top priority in Washington in the next year...
January 08, 2015
Research Associate
As Congress enters its 114th session, this blog series addresses what we believe should take top priority. While 2014 brought progress on national security issues, such as the release of the...
January 08, 2015
Communications Assistant/Writer
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Last fall Gambia passed a repressive law targeting the LGBT community, making acts of “aggravated homosexuality” punishable by life imprisonment. Three men were arrested in December, the first to be...
January 07, 2015
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
As Congress enters its 114th session, human rights must take the spotlight. This blog series will address what we at Human Rights First believe should take top priority in Washington in the next year...

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