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September 12, 2018
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First welcomed today’s vote by the European Parliament triggering so-called Article 7 proceedings against the Hungarian government for undermining democratic values...
September 11, 2018
Equal Justice Works Fellow
New York City—In response to reports that the Trump Administration will triple the size of a tent camp for migrant children being held by the Department of Health and Human Services, Human Rights...
September 11, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Today Human Rights First issued the following statement marking the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, that resulted in the deaths of...
September 10, 2018
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C.— In response to National Security Advisor John Bolton’s announcement of policy toward the International Criminal Court, Human Rights First’s Senior Vice President for Policy Rob...
September 07, 2018
Senior Advisor
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over press reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will release an additional $195 million in military aid to Egypt ...
September 06, 2018
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Flores Settlement Agreement, which limits the government’s ability to ...
September 06, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today announced that its board of directors has chosen Michael Breen as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Breen, who...
August 26, 2018
Vice President, Advocacy
Washington, D.C.—Following the death of Senator John McCain, Human Rights First’s Sharon Kelly McBride issued the following statement: With the passing of John McCain, the United States—and...
August 24, 2018
Director, National Security Outreach
Washington, D.C.—Veterans for American Ideals, a project of Human Rights First, today praised Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) for calling for an additional four...

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