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

May 20, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
Madrid and New York Emad Baghi has been selected to receive the 2009 Martin Ennals Laureate Award. A leading Iranian human rights defender based in Tehran, Baghi founded the Society for the Defense...
May 17, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
  On the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Human Rights First calls on governments to do more to curb homophobia by combating violence based on sexual orientation and gender...
May 15, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
Washington, DC Yesterday, three of the nation
May 15, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
New York Elisa Massimino, CEO and Executive Director of Human Rights First, today issued the following response to President Obama
May 14, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
(Nueva York el 14 de mayo del 2009) Human Rights First saluda la liberaci
May 14, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
New York Human Rights First hails the release from jail yesterday of renowned Colombian human rights defender Martin Sandoval after six months of unjust detention. His release confirms that the...
May 13, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
Check out HRF's David Danzig writing at The Huffington Post about today's Senate hearing on torture and how professional interrogators agree that torture and abuse do not produce actionable...
May 13, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
Washington, DC Today, as the Senate Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts holds a hearing to examine "what went wrong" in the Bush Administration's Office of Legal Counsel as...
May 12, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
  New York In a statement released today, Human Rights First praised the United States' decision to sit as a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council, noting the move is an important...
May 04, 2009
Related Campaigns & Topics
In her first appearance in Washington since leaving government, Condoleezza Rice faced some tough questions on the Bush Administration’s interrogation policies from an unusual source: a fourth grade...

Pages

Twitter

Our Experts

International Legal Counsel
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Senior Director, Government Relations