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Featured Press Release | October 22, 2014
New York City – Tonight at Human Rights First’s annual awards dinner at Chelsea Piers in New York City, human rights advocate Ryan Boyette will receive the organization's Human Rights Award....
October 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Latham & Watkins LLP’s New York office and the Washington, DC office of McDermott Will & Emery will receive Human Rights Firsts’ 2014 Marvin Frankel Award for extraordinary...
October 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged the U.S. government to emphasize the need for democratic reforms in Hungary during a critical meeting scheduled for Tuesday with the Hungarian...
October 19, 2014
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today expressed deep concern at a Bahraini court's decision to continue the imprisonment of prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, whose trial opened...
October 17, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today welcomed reports that the United States has imposed visa bans on ten members of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s inner circle, preventing them from...
October 17, 2014
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today welcomed the U.S. State Department’s call urging the Bahraini government to drop the charges against prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, whose...
October 16, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today welcomed news that Greek prosecutors have recommended indicting 70 suspects in connection with years of violent attacks by alleged members of the...
October 16, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today released a blueprint for the U.S. government on how to promote Ukraine’s democracy. The blueprint comes as Ukraine is set to vote in legislative elections...
October 15, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today expressed concern over news that Kyrgyzstan’s parliament voted to pass a proposed discriminatory anti-“propaganda” law on first reading. The bill...
October 15, 2014
Washington, DC – Human Rights First announced today that it will award the 2014 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty to Egyptian women’s rights activist Kholoud Saber Barakat.  The...
October 14, 2014
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today said more scrutiny from the European Union and United States is needed to protect human rights in Hungary following this Sunday's local...

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