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January 14, 2011
Washington, DC – Following today’s inaugural Richard C. Holbrooke Annual Lecture delivered by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the future of U.S.-China relations, Human Rights First President...
January 12, 2011
Washington, DC – Vice President Joe Biden made a short trip to Pakistan today, where he called on leaders to fight extremism. His visit came in the wake of the assassination of Governor Salman Taseer...
January 10, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is urging President Barack Obama to raise the issue of Roma rights during French President Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit to Washington, DC this week. The organization...
January 07, 2011
Washington, DC – Today in a letter to President Barack Obama, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino urged him to address recent violence sparked by religious hatred during his upcoming...
January 04, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First condemns the Jan. 1 bombing of Christian worshipers outside a church in Alexandria, Egypt, an attack in which at least 22 people were killed and scores more...
January 04, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, following news that Salman Taseer, Governor of Punjab, Pakistan and a member of the nation’s ruling Pakistan People’s Party, was allegedly murdered by a member of his security...
December 22, 2010
New York, NY – Human Rights First today called for the release of leading Sudanese human rights defender Dr. Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, who was jailed in Khartoum on Dec.22, 2010 based on apparently...
December 22, 2010
Washington, DC – Tonight, following breaking news that the Obama Administration is considering an Executive Order to permit indefinite detention with mandatory periodic review, Human Rights First...
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’...

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