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June 06, 2007
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  NEW YORK – Hate crimes are on the rise in many parts of Europe, according to Human Rights First’s 2007 Hate Crimes Survey, a new report examining hate-driven violence in countries from the...
June 05, 2007
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
June 05, 2007
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NEW YORK -- Human Rights First, the New York based human rights organization, today announced that Colombian human rights activist Ivan Cepeda has been awarded the prestigious 2007 Roger N. Baldwin...
June 04, 2007
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Military Commission Trial ObservationHuman Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo...
June 04, 2007
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Human Rights First, at the invitation of the Department of Defense, is an official observer at the military commissions held at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Priti Patel – a lawyer at...
June 04, 2007
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“Taylor’s trial is significant because it shows that even very powerful figures, including heads of state, can be held accountable for crimes against humanity. These kinds of proceedings, we believe...
June 04, 2007
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"The dismissal of charges against Khadr is further evidence that this jury-rigged system is incapable of delivering justice," said Priti Patel, an associate attorney at Human Rights First, who is at...
May 31, 2007
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Human Rights First expressed deep concern about the apparent suicide of a Saudi Arabian detainee at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "This latest death was a preventable tragedy," said...
May 16, 2007
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Maureen Byrnes, Executive Director of Human Rights First, released the following statement regarding Republican candidates’ discussion of interrogation techniques in the debate held May 15, 2007 in...
May 04, 2007
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NEW YORK - Maureen Byrnes, executive director of Human Rights First, a New York-based advocacy group, issued the following statement today regarding findings on battlefield ethics in the U.S....

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