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January 27, 2016
Researcher & Advocate, Ford Fellow
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today announced that nominations are now open for the 2016 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award.  The 2016 award will go to an individual or organization...
January 27, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Washington, D.C.—To commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Human Rights First urges the U.S. government to continue working with its allies to make antisemitism and extremism a priority...
January 26, 2016
Vice President, Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised President Obama's decision to limit the use of solitary confinement in federal prisons, a move that aligns U.S practices more closely with human...
January 25, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. - On the fifth anniversary of the mass Tahrir Square protests calling for democratic reform in Egypt, Human Rights First today released a new blueprint that examines...
January 22, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City – As Vice President Biden visits Turkey, Human Rights First today calls on him to praise Turkey for providing safety to more than 2.2 million vulnerable Syrian refugees and...