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April 22, 2015
Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First along with the other members of the Martin Ennals Award jury today announced Robert Sann Aung, Asmaou Diallo, and Ahmed Mansoor as the three finalists for...
April 21, 2015
Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—As Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the 45th Annual Conference on the Americas this morning, Human Rights First urges him to address how the Obama Administration can better...
April 16, 2015
Vice President, Research & Analysis
Washington, D.C.—To commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day, which begins tonight at sundown, Human Rights First’s Tad Stahnke has released the following statement: “As the world pauses to remember...
April 16, 2015
Vice President, Research & Analysis
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on the U.S. government to support a full and fair judicial proceeding in the Greek case against members of the virulently antisemitic and racist...
April 16, 2015
Managing Attorney, Refugee Representation
Washington, D.C.  - Human Rights First today announced that Vanessa Allyn, the organization’s DC-based managing attorney for refugee representation, will receive Center...
April 10, 2015
Vice President, Research & Analysis
Washington, D.C.— In response to remarks today by General Counsel for the Department of Defense Stephen Preston, Human Rights First urged the administration to work with Congress to sunset the 2001...
April 09, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today praised President Obama for highlighting the work of LGBT human rights activists during today’s youth leadership forum held at the University of the West...