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January 09, 2017
New York City—A group of twenty-two doctors, psychologists, nurses, and social workers last week urged the Pennsylvania Bureau of Hearings and Appeals to reject the Berks County's...
January 06, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First today urged the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to lift the closure order issued against the civil society organization Yazda, in Dohuk. On January 2 local...
January 05, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praised the transfer of four Yemeni Guantanamo detainees to Saudi Arabia, and encourages President Obama to continue to transfer the remaining cleared...
December 20, 2016
New York City—Human Rights First today sends its deepest condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack that killed a dozen people at a Christmas market in central Berlin last night. A truck...
December 13, 2016
Washington, D.C.—As President-elect Trump continues to announce his selections for top positions in the new administration, 21 of the nation’s largest human rights and faith organizations today...
December 13, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Today Human Rights First will convene its annual Human Rights Summit: American ideals. Universal values., at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.  The Summit, which comes...
December 13, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded the Obama Administration’s decision to archive the Senate intelligence committee’s report on the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program. This move ensures...
December 12, 2016
Cairo - Human Rights First condemns the brutal terrorist attack on Christian worshipers in a chapel adjacent to Cairo’s main Coptic Christian cathedral. The organization expresses its sympathy...
December 12, 2016
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed the introduction of the Trafficking in Persons Report Integrity Act (S.3520). Introduced by Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Senator...
December 08, 2016
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today applauded the inclusion of Section 1298 in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017 (S.2943), which authorizes $250...

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