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October 27, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Human Rights First released the following statement: Today we mourn for those whose lives...
October 26, 2018
Senior Vice President, Policy
New York City—In response to the announcement by Central European University (CEU) that it will be forced to leave Budapest, Hungary if the government of Hungary does not agree to a deal on its...
October 25, 2018
President and CEO
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the administration may issue a new rule that could close the southern border and bar Central American asylum seekers traveling in the migrant caravan from...
October 25, 2018
President and CEO
New York City—In response to today’s announcement that President Trump plans to send eight hundred or more troops to the southern border as a caravan of refugees and migrants approaches,...
October 24, 2018
Senior Advisor
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First, along with other members of the Martin Ennals Award jury, today announced Eren Kskin, Marino Cordoba Berrio, and Abdul Aziz Muhamat as the three finalists for the...
October 23, 2018
Staff Attorney
Los Angeles, California—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti yesterday toured the Adelanto ICE Processing Center as part of a delegation that included detention experts, philanthropic leaders, attorneys,...
October 18, 2018
Senior Director, Refugee Protection
Washington, D.C.—In response to President Trump’s statements that he is considering ordering the military to close the southern border, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the following...