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July 28, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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 27, 2015
Senior Associate/Pennoyer Fellow
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 26, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
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...