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Featured Press Release | February 01, 2016
New York City – Human Rights First today called on President Obama to use his participation in the Syria Donors Conference on Thursday in London to publicly commit to leading a...
February 04, 2016
New York City – Human Rights First today welcomed the announcement that the United States has committed an additional $925 million in humanitarian aid and support for Syrian refugees...
February 04, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged members of the House of Representatives to reject legislation that would severely undermine access to asylum in the United States. The call came in a...
February 02, 2016
New York City—Human Rights First today calls on the U.S. government to urge its French counterparts to reject an extension of the state of emergency in France, as well as any constitutional reforms...
February 02, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today praised the House of Representatives for passing the Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act (H.R. 400), a bill that promotes...
January 29, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today called on the House of Representatives to pass the Trafficking Prevention in Foreign Affairs Contracting Act (H.R. 400), a bill that promotes...
January 27, 2016
New York City – Human Rights First today called on the Obama Administration to urge Denmark to abandon the newly-passed immigration law that allows for the seizure of assets from refugees...
January 27, 2016
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today announced that nominations are now open for the 2016 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award.  The 2016 award will go to an individual or organization...
January 27, 2016
Washington, D.C.—To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Human Rights First urges the U.S. government to continue working with its allies to make antisemitism and extremism a priority...
January 26, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised President Obama's decision to limit the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons, a move that aligns U.S practices more closely with human...
January 25, 2016
Washington, D.C. - On the fifth anniversary of the mass Tahrir Square protests calling for democratic reform in Egypt, Human Rights First today released a new blueprint that examines...

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