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June 18, 2007
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New York, June 18, 2007 - The Syrian government should immediately release seven young activists sentenced to prison yesterday for peacefully discussing and promoting human rights and democracy said...
June 11, 2007
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NEW YORK -- In a severe blow to the Bush administration’s claims of executive power, the federal Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today said it would refuse to “alter the constitutional...
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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"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...
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...
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...

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