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August 07, 2015
Director, Pillar Project
New York City - Human Rights First today said that the State Department's response to a petition filed in the case of Bernardo Aban Tercero fails to adequately address legitimate claims that...
August 07, 2015
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
New York City—Human Rights First today said that the government’s response to the federal court ruling that orders an end to the Obama Administration’s policy of holding children and their...
August 07, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomes the bipartisan introduction of legislation to impose a ban on the sale of arms to Bahrain. The bill was introduced by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR...
August 06, 2015
Director, Human Rights Defenders
Washington, D.C. - Following news reports that Bahraini authorities have suspended the operations of independent newspaper Al Wasat, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley issued the following...
August 06, 2015
Advocacy Counsel, LGBT Rights
Washington, D.C. - In honor of Jamaican Independence Day and the country’s first ever LGBT Pride celebration, Human Rights First’s Shawn Gaylord today issued the following statement: “Today...

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