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Featured Press Release | July 13, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released an audio recording of a Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agent repeatedly turning away asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, a violation of U.S....
June 07, 2017
Washington, DC—Human Rights First welcomes today’s introduction of The Abolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 in the Senate. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Senators Cornyn (R-TX),...
June 06, 2017
London—Human Rights First today released a new report on the intimidation of lawyers in Northern Ireland working on the so-called legacy cases related to the Northern Ireland...
June 06, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s speech today in Geneva, Human Rights First’s Rob Berschinski issued this statement: "Ambassador Haley made the...
June 02, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over reports that the Trump Administration has begun to return copies of the Senate intelligence committee’s report...
June 02, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urges the Supreme Court to uphold the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling that keeps in place an injunction blocking President Trump's executive order...
June 01, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on General H.R. McMaster, national security advisor to President Donald Trump, to strengthen, not weaken, existing standards for the use of force in...
June 01, 2017
Washington, D.C.—On behalf of 12 retired generals and admirals of the United States Armed Forces, Human Rights First yesterday filed an amicus brief, with the pro bono assistance...
May 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit’s ruling that upholds an injunction blocking President Trump's executive order banning...
May 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed the proposal from Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) for an Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) that is tailored to current...
May 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauds the swift, bipartisan passage of House Resolution 531, a strong condemnation of the detention, torture, and murders of gay and bisexual men in...

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