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September 08, 2016
Director, National Security Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised the Obama Administration for completing the initial Periodic Review Board (PRB) hearings for each detainee currently held at Guantanamo Bay and urges...
September 07, 2016
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
New York City—Today in remarks during the United Nations’ High Level Forum on Global Antisemitism, Human Rights First’s Susan Corke urged governments around the world to view antisemitism as a grave...
September 06, 2016
Washington, D.C. — A group of veterans and veteran organizations, including Medal of Honor recipients, former chairmen of the joint chiefs of staff, and Human Rights First’s Veterans for American...
September 06, 2016
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C.—Following this weekend’s adjournment in the ongoing case against prominent human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, Human Rights First urged the Bahraini regime to drop all charges...
August 31, 2016
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C. — Human Rights First today released “Respecting Rights and Securing Solutions,” a comprehensive plan for how the United States should address the global refugee crisis. The...
August 31, 2016
Advocacy Strategist, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C. — Human Rights First today released “Respecting Rights and Securing Solutions,” a comprehensive plan for how the United States should address the global refugee crisis. The...
August 30, 2016
Deputy Legal Director (NY)
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today decried the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit’s ruling  in Castro v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security that...
August 30, 2016
International Legal Counsel
Washington, DC – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today refused to intercede in the case of alleged USS Cole bomber Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, a...

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