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Featured Press Release | July 27, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today said that the State Department’s decision to improve the ranking of Malaysia in the 2015 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report undermines the report’s...
July 29, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today applauds a prominent bipartisan group of U.S. Senators for pressing Secretary of State John Kerry to promote political reform, human rights...
July 28, 2015
Washington D.C. – Human Rights first today expressed alarm over reports that two policemen have been killed and others wounded in Bahrain, noting that the violent attack is a symptom of the...
July 26, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Following President Obama's meetings today with civil society leaders during his trip to Kenya, Human Rights First's Brian Dooley issued the following statement: "We...
July 25, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomed public comments made by President Obama that support the protection of civil society, human rights, and equality in Kenya. During a...
July 25, 2015
Washington, DC -- Human Right First today praised a federal court ruling that orders an end to the Obama Administration’s flawed policy of holding children and their mothers in immigration...
July 21, 2015
Vatican City —During remarks given today at the Vatican, Human Rights First Bankrupt Slavery Campaign Ambassador Mayor William Bell called for a multi-sector approach involving government, law...
July 21, 2015
Washington, D.C. - In advance of President Obama’s trip to Kenya this week, Human Rights First today released a new blueprint outlining steps the Obama Administration should take to promote greater...
July 20, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged President Obama to press the Kenyan government to address human rights challenges during his visit to Kenya on July 24-25. The call came in a letter...
July 14, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today said that the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision to release from immigration detention of women and children who fled violence...
July 13, 2015
Washington, DC – Following news reports on Bahrain state media that prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab will be released from prison “on health grounds,” Human Rights First urged the...

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