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Featured Press Release | August 19, 2015
New York City—In a report released today, Human Rights First found that children and their parents detained at the Berks County Residential Center in Leesport,...
September 02, 2015
Washington, DC – As President Obama prepares to host King Salman of Saudi Arabia this Friday, Human Rights First is calling on the president to raise human rights concerns during the bilateral...
August 28, 2015
Washington D.C. – Human Rights First described today's reports that another policeman has been killed in Bahrain as awful and horribly disturbing news. This evening's state media reports...
August 25, 2015
New York City – Human Rights First today praised the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals for granting a stay of execution in the case of Bernardo Aban Tercero to allow for additional investigation...
August 23, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today said that the Bahraini authorities should immediately dismiss the case against prominent opposition leader Ibrahim Sharif. ...
August 22, 2015
New York City—Human Rights First today praised a federal court ruling that dealt another blow to the Obama Administration’s flawed policy of holding children and their mothers in immigration...
August 20, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised Secretary of Defense Ash Carter for reiterating his and the administration’s commitment to closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay by the...
August 19, 2015
New York City - Human Rights First today applauded the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) for rightly recognizing the serious due process violations in the case of Bernardo Aban...
August 07, 2015
New York City - Human Rights First today said that the State Department's response to a petition filed in the case of Bernardo Aban Tercero fails to adequately address legitimate claims that...
August 07, 2015
New York City—Human Rights First today said that the government’s response to the federal court ruling that orders an end to the Obama Administration’s policy of holding children and their...
August 07, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomes the bipartisan introduction of legislation to impose a ban on the sale of arms to Bahrain. The bill was introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR...

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