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Featured Press Release | May 19, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today released a new report outlining the issues of discrimination and violence for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Jamaica, and...
May 27, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised members of the House of Representatives who called on Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) Jeh Johnson to end the practice of detaining families...
May 26, 2015
Washington D.C. – Human Rights First today welcomed reports that Kazakhstan’s Constitutional Council has rejected the proposed homophobic propaganda bill as unconstitutional. The organization...
May 22, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomed the Senate’s inclusion of Senator Bob Menendez’s (D-NJ) amendment to the Trade Promotion Authority Act (HR 1314). The amendment would...
May 21, 2015
Washington, D.C.­ – Human Rights First today urged President Obama to address the disturbing growth of antsemitism in Europe during his remarks for Solidarity Shabbat at Congregation Adas Israel in...
May 21, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First welcomed today’s call to end the cruel practice of family immigration detention made by a number of Members of Congress during a press conference today....
May 19, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today welcomed the House of Representative’s passage of key provisions included in the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act (JVTA)of 2015 (S. 178), noting...
May 19, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Amidst a rise of authoritarianism in Hungary, Human Rights First’s Tad Stahnke will testify before Congress today to detail practical steps the U.S. government can take to...
May 17, 2015
Washington, D.C.  - To mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), Human Rights First today celebrates the work of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT...
May 15, 2015
New York City—Human Rights First urged Congress to properly fund immigration courts, as new data released today confirms the dire need to address the backlog in immigration court dockets. The...
May 15, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the Senate to support section 6(b)6 of the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (S. 995), which would prevent expedited consideration by...

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