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Featured Press Release | June 20, 2016
Washington, D.C. - In honor of World Refugee Day, 28 of the nation's most prominent national security leaders, retired military leaders, and former government officials today...
June 24, 2016
Washington, D.C. - In advance of tomorrow’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Pride march in El Salvador, Human Rights First today expressed its support for LGBT...
June 23, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised the transfer of Guantanamo detainee Abdel Malik Wahab al Rahabi to Montenegro, noting that the pace of transfers must increase if the facility is to...
June 22, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today said that the State Department’s congressionally-mandated report on Bahrain’s progress in implementing the 2011 Bahrain Independent Commission of...
June 17, 2016
Washington, D.C.—In honor of World Refugee Day, and ahead of the two-year anniversary of the Obama Administration’s family detention policy, Human Rights First today renewed its calls for the Obama...
June 14, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Following today’s passage in the Senate of the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Human Rights First urges President Obama to veto the bill if its final version includes...
June 14, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today said that the suspension of Bahrain's main opposition group Al Wefaq is part of an alarming new crackdown by the government, designed to eliminate all...
June 13, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today called on President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to press Saudi Deputy Crown Prince...
June 10, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today called on the State Department to press the Ukrainian government to provide protection to organizers and participants of Pride events taking place in...
June 09, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today expressed concern over a proposed anti-LGBT propaganda bill under consideration by the Moldovan parliament and called on U.S. government leaders...
June 07, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the State Department to submit its congressionally-mandated report assessing the extent to which the Bahraini government has implemented the...

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