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February 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Egypt’s Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has announced an accelerated elections timetable, a move Human Rights First believes could undermine efforts to reform the nation’s...
February 25, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, as thousands of protestors return to Egypt’s Tahrir Square to keep pressure for tangible change on Egypt’s ruling military council, Human Rights First is outlining a series of...
February 24, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, the independent Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan issued its second interim report to Congress concluding that the U.S. government has wasted tens of...
February 24, 2011
Washington, DC – As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton travels to Geneva for Friday’s Human Rights Council gathering to discuss the uprising in Libya, Human Rights First is urging her to lead an...
February 23, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, in the wake of Colonel Moammar Gaddafi’s calls for Libyans to chase down, harm or hand over anti-government protestors, Human Rights First is calling on the Obama...
February 22, 2011
Washington, DC – As people throughout the Middle East and North Africa continue to demand their basic rights and freedoms in the face of repression from their governments, Human Rights First is...
February 21, 2011
Washington, DC – On the one-year anniversary of the 2010 Washington Human Rights Summit,  Human Rights First, Freedom House, the Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy, the Indonesian...
February 17, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today condemned the early morning violent crackdown on peaceful pro-democracy protestors camped out in Manama, Bahrain’s Pearl Square and urged the Obama...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing today titled "A Ticking Time Bomb: Counterterrorism Lessons from the U.S. Government's Failure to...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is calling today’s internet freedom speech by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a down payment on the administration’s promises to enforce the freedom to connect...

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