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

December 15, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Extremism in France During yesterday’s second round of French regional elections, voters rejected candidates from the far-right political party the National Front. The development...
December 15, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Related Campaigns & Topics
There’s a lot of misinformation swirling around the politisphere about Syrian refugees, and tonight’s primary debate is likely to be no exception. So when you gather round for your debate-watching...
December 14, 2015
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Related Campaigns & Topics
The State Department is sending a senior delegation to Hungary to address that country’s plans to erect a statue in commemoration of Bálint Hóman, a prominent antisemitic politician whose actions in...
December 11, 2015
Associate Attorney, National Security
Related Campaigns & Topics
In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks from Beirut to San Bernardino, President Obama stood in the Oval Office on Sunday night and urged Congress to “vote to authorize the continued use of...
December 11, 2015
Ford Fellow, Pillar Project
On Monday, December 7, in an amicus brief coordinated by Human Rights First and filed by Morrison & Foerster LLP, 14 retired generals and admirals of the United States Armed Forces argued that...
December 11, 2015
Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow
The 2015 Human Rights First Summit, held December 9 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., featured experts who sought to answer difficult questions on how to combat human trafficking. U.S. Secretary...
December 10, 2015
By Katie Masi The fight to end slavery is rooted in history and extends until today. Each month we profile some of the brave men and women, both contemporary and historical, who have fought to...
December 09, 2015
Researcher
Related Campaigns & Topics
Yesterday, at the continuing mess that is the Guantanamo military commissions, the proceedings were interrupted by an extended debate over whether female guards should be allowed to come into...
December 09, 2015
Related Campaigns & Topics
By Alice Debarre Yesterday the Guantanamo Bay Periodic Review Board (PRB) convened for the 12th and last time this year to determine whether a detainee could be cleared for release...
December 08, 2015
Vice President, Communications
Top News Extremism in France France’s far-right National Front party, spearheaded by Marine Le Pen, reportedly made major gains in yesterday’s regional elections. News sources say the party had a...

Pages

Twitter

Our Experts

Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Senior Director, Government Relations