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August 25, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s announcement that Sebastian Gorka has left his position as White House deputy assistant, Human Rights First’s Rob Berschinski released the following statement...
August 22, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
New York City—Human Rights First today welcomed news, originally reported by Reuters, that the United States will deny Egypt $95.7 million of foreign assistance in response...
August 18, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed reports that White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his position in the Trump Administration. Prior to his White House appointment,...
August 18, 2017
Director, Human Rights Promotion
New York City—Human Rights First today called on the United Nations Security Council to approve a resolution that would aid the Iraqi government in gathering and preserving evidence of ISIS crimes...
August 15, 2017
President and Chief Executive Officer
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today strongly condemned President Trump’s statements assigning blame to “both sides” for the horrific violence against counter-protestors at a neo-...
August 13, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
New York City--Human Rights First today strongly condemns the hateful gathering of white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, and urges President Trump to speak out clearly and forcefully...
August 11, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
  Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded a bipartisan congressional request for review of sanctions designations against 20 individuals...
August 04, 2017
Legal Director
Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, Human Rights First filed an amicus curiae brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco in the case of...

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