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April 26, 2017
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today announced that former Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken, Academy Award-winning director Gavin Hood, former Chairman of the Joint...
April 26, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First, along with other members of the Martin Ennals Award jury, today announced Karla Avelar, Mohamed Zaree, and the group FreeThe5KH as the finalists for the 2017...
April 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Veterans for American Ideals, a project of Human Rights First, in partnership with fellow veteran organizations, today called on Congress to take immediate action to protect...
April 19, 2017
Albuquerque, New Mexico—Human Right First today celebrated the launch of the seventh annual Ride for Human Rights—a bicycle fundraising event undertaken by volunteer attorney Jeffrey Heller...
April 18, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today praised to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley for pressing for accountability over the ongoing persecution of gay men in Chechnya. Ambassador...
April 17, 2017
New York City — Human Rights First today expressed serious concern that the Supreme Court declined to hear the case of Castro v. U.S. Department of Homeland...
April 14, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over reports that the Trump Administration may not fill the U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism position and plans to...
April 13, 2017
New York City—Following this week's release of a four-page declassified analysis of the recent chemical attack in Syria, Human Rights First called on the Trump Administration to...
April 11, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to comments made today by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Human Rights First cautioned that efforts to criminally prosecute those who cross the U.S. southern border...
April 07, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First called on U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to publicly and privately raise concerns over recent human rights abuses, the crackdown on civil society, and...

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