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April 28, 2016
Director, Pillar Project
Washington, D.C.—Continuing a troubling global trend of authoritarian crackdowns on civil society and foreign-based nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), Chinese President Xi Jinping has led an...
April 28, 2016
Director, National Security Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged members of Congress to reject  onerous provisions in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would make it nearly impossible for...
April 27, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First, along with other members of the Martin Ennals Award jury, today announced Ilham Totti, Razan Zaitouneh, and the group Zone 9 Bloggers as the three finalists for...
April 26, 2016
Washington, D.C. -- Human Rights First today applauded members of Congress for their bipartisan effort to express concern for human rights abuses against lesbian, gay,...
April 22, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City – In light of his upcoming meetings in Germany, Human Rights First today called on President Obama to promote the protection of refugees and to offer support to the German...
April 22, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
New York City – In light of his upcoming meetings in Germany, Human Rights First today called on President Obama to promote the protection of refugees and to offer support to the German...
April 21, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. -- Human Rights First today welcomed reports that President Obama raised human rights during meetings with Saudi government leaders yesterday, but urged him...
April 19, 2016
Equal Justice Works Fellow
New York City – Human Rights First today released a new report detailing how chronic underfunding, hiring challenges, and shifting enforcement strategies have led to alarming backlogs in the U.S....
April 19, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City – Human Rights First today released a new report detailing how chronic underfunding, hiring challenges, and shifting enforcement strategies have led to alarming backlogs in the U.S....

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