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June 25, 2009
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  Washington, DC Passage and enactment of the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act (S. 909) will strengthen protections against violent hate crime in the United States, said Human Rights...
June 24, 2009
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Check out HRF Fighting Discrimination Program Director Paul Legendre's op-ed published in the JTA on the recent shooting at the Holocaust museum in D.C.Fight back! Support the hate crime bill that is...
June 24, 2009
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Washington, DC Human Rights First is urging Congress to swiftly pass the Crimes Against Humanity Act of 2009, legislation that would close a loophole in U.S. law that currently allows perpetrators...
June 23, 2009
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Check out this piece about Pakistani women's rights leader Mukhtar Mai.Mai's organization was raided earlier this month by the Multan Electric Power Company - in what looks to be the latest in a...
June 23, 2009
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  Washington, DC Just two weeks before President Barack Obama travels to Moscow to meet with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Human Rights First (HRF) is urging him to ensure that tackling...
June 22, 2009
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Check out this Art Spiegelman cartoon in the Washington Post on refugees. It cites a recent Human Rights First report on the detention of asylum seekers.In this visual commentary, Spiegelman uses the...
June 19, 2009
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Check out Neil Hicks's latest Huffington Post piece about Iran.
June 19, 2009
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Washington, DC As refugees, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees and individuals around the world celebrate World Refugee Day, Human Rights First (HRF) is urging the United States to mark this...
June 17, 2009
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Attorney General Eric Holder mentioned hate crime legislation as a top priority in a Senate hearing today. Let your senator know that you agree with him – write today in support of a hate crimes bill...

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