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Featured Press Release | April 16, 2015
Washington, D.C.—To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins tonight at sundown, Human Rights First’s Tad Stahnke has released the following statement: “As the world pauses to remember...
April 23, 2015
New York City – Following today’s meeting of European Union Leaders in Brussels to discuss a coordinated response to the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean, Human Rights First urged...
April 22, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today applauded the Senate’s passage of key provisions included in the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (S. 178), noting that these...
April 22, 2015
Washington, D.C.—National security experts welcomed today's reports suggesting that the Obama Administration intends to move forward with the transfer of ten detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,...
April 22, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomed the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on "Accountability and Transformation: Tier Rankings in the Fight Against Human...
April 22, 2015
Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First along with the other members of the Martin Ennals Award jury today announced Robert Sann Aung, Asmaou Diallo, and Ahmed Mansoor as the three finalists for...
April 21, 2015
Washington, D.C.—As Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the 45th Annual Conference on the Americas this morning, Human Rights First urges him to address how the Obama Administration can better...
April 16, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on the U.S. government to support a full and fair judicial proceeding in the Greek case against members of the virulently antisemitic and racist...
April 16, 2015
Washington, D.C.  - Human Rights First today announced that Vanessa Allyn, the organization’s DC-based managing attorney for refugee representation, will receive Center...
April 10, 2015
Washington, D.C.— In response to remarks today by General Counsel for the Department of Defense Stephen Preston, Human Rights First urged the administration to work with Congress to sunset the 2001...
April 09, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today praised President Obama for highlighting the work of LGBT human rights activists during today’s youth leadership forum held at the University of the West...

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