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December 13, 2016
Vice President, Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—As President-elect Trump continues to announce his selections for top positions in the new administration, 21 of the nation’s largest human rights and faith organizations today...
December 13, 2016
President and Chief Executive Officer
Washington, D.C.—Today Human Rights First will convene its annual Human Rights Summit: American ideals. Universal values., at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.  The Summit, which comes...
December 13, 2016
Director, National Security Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded the Obama Administration’s decision to archive the Senate intelligence committee’s report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program. This move ensures...
December 12, 2016
Director, Human Rights Promotion
Cairo - Human Rights First condemns the brutal terrorist attack on Christian worshipers in a chapel adjacent to Cairo’s main Coptic Christian cathedral. The organization expresses its sympathy...
December 12, 2016
Senior Associate, Human Trafficking
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed the introduction of the Trafficking in Persons Report Integrity Act (S.3520). Introduced by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator...
December 08, 2016
Senior Associate, Human Trafficking
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today applauded the inclusion of Section 1298 in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017 (S.2943), which authorizes $250...

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