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Featured Press Release | March 15, 2017
New York City—Today, in response to a court ruling in Hawaii that imposes a nationwide block on implementation of the Trump Administration’s executive order suspending the refugee resettlement...
December 14, 2010
Washington, DC – Following news that the U.S. Senate’s version of the 2011 Omnibus Appropriations bill contains language that blocks transfers of Guantanamo detainees into the United States for any...
December 14, 2010
Washington, DC – Following news that the U.S. Senate’s version of the 2011 Omnibus Appropriations bill contains language that blocks transfers of Guantanamo detainees into the United States for any...
December 10, 2010
Washington, DC – Today, as the world pauses to recognize Human Rights Days and mark the 62nd anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Human Rights First President and...
December 08, 2010
Washington, DC – This evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by a slim majority a continuing resolution that would, if enacted, prevent the transfer of Guantanamo detainees into the United...
December 06, 2010
Washington, DC – Late this afternoon, Microsoft announced a unilateral license for nongovernmental organizations and independent media designed to address concerns regarding the Russian government’s...
December 02, 2010
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today urged Amazon to make clear the decision making process that led to the dropping of Wikileaks from its servers and to share with the public which parts...
August 27, 2007
“The resignation of Alberto Gonzales offers President Bush the opportunity to name a new attorney general who will unequivocally reject the use of torture and safeguard the values for which this...

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