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September 13, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on the Trump Administration to use the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act to levy targeted sanctions against individuals...
September 12, 2017
Director, Antisemitism and Extremism
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First applauds yesterday’s unanimous passage of a joint resolution in the Senate condemning white nationalists, white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-...
September 11, 2017
Washington, D.C. – Today Human Rights First issued the following statement marking the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, that resulted in the deaths of...
September 08, 2017
Legal Director
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised last night’s ruling from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upholding an expanded definition of individuals...
September 06, 2017
Senior Vice President, Policy
Washington, D.C—Human Rights First applauded today’s bipartisan committee approval of the fiscal year 2018 State and Foreign Operations appropriations bill, which would not only protect, but...
September 05, 2017
President and Chief Executive Officer
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which will upend the lives of more the...
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...