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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 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 17, 2016
Senior Associate, Refugee Protection
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 15, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
June 14, 2016
Director, National Security Advocacy
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
Director, Human Rights Defenders
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...