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December 21, 2010
New York, NY – Human Rights First condemns today’s passage of the controversial United Nations (U.N.) resolution entitled “Combating defamation of religions” and warns that such measures prohibiting...
December 18, 2010
New York, NY – Today as it marked International Migrants Day, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the following statement: “International Migrants Day is an important reminder that States’...
December 16, 2010
Washington, DC – Today as the House Judiciary Committee prepares for its hearing on the legal and constitutional questions raised by WikiLeaks’s recent disclosure of classified State Department...
December 15, 2010
Washington, DC – This holiday season, thousands of Iraqi refugees - including Iraqi Christians and other religious and sexual minorities, as well as U.S.affilitated Iraqis - are living in limbo in...
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...

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