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June 02, 2016
Senior Media Relations Associate
New York City - Following an injunction from a Texas judge blocking the licensing of the family detention facility in Dilley as a childcare facility, Human Rights First today...
May 31, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
May 30, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomed the acquittals of U.S. citizens Kamal and Mohamed Eldarat by a court in the United Arab Emirates. The men had been held since August 2014...
May 27, 2016
Washington, D.C.- Human Rights First today applauded a group of 38 members of Congress for expressing support for the protection of the rights of Ukraine’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (...
May 27, 2016
Advocacy Counsel
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today renewed its call to the U.S. government to press Kyrgyz lawmakers to reject the proposed anti-LGBT propaganda law that is currently moving through the...
May 27, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the U.S. government to renew its call for the release of Bahraini opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman before Monday’s scheduled appeal court...
May 26, 2016
Director, National Security Outreach
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First urges members of the Senate to vote in favor of an amendment introduced today to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would continue the Afghan...