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March 16, 2013
In December 2012 Human Rights First released a blueprint for the new U.S. administration, How to Make Change in Egypt a Human Rights Success Story. It laid out specific recommendations for the U.S....
February 28, 2013
How Targeting Third Parties Can Slow the Atrocities in Syria Download The Syrian conflict is a human rights catastrophe. Over the past two years, nearly 70,000 people have died, mostly...
July 31, 2012
Maritime Arms Shipments from Russia to Syria In its brutal crackdown on civilians, the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria has committed mass atrocities. These crimes are not only a human...
May 16, 2012
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) refugees are often among the most vulnerable and isolated of refugees. This is especially true in places where they are at heightened risk...
February 29, 2012
The Consequences of Criminalizing “Defamation of Religions” Updated March 2012 Download For over a decade, efforts have been made in several venues at the United Nations to promote...
December 04, 2011
Around the world, refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and others viewed as “foreign” have been the targets of violent attacks. Xenophobic, racist, and other forms of bias-motivated violence have a...
November 10, 2011
Human Rights First submitted a Shadow Report to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in November 2011 for consideration in its summary of stakeholder submissions for Indonesia...
October 05, 2011
Two years ago, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) committed to transform the U.S. immigration detention system by shifting it away from its...
July 14, 2011
How to Stop Third-Party Enablers of Genocide and Other Crimes Against Humanity Download Mass atrocities are organized crimes. Those who commit genocide and crimes against humanity depend on...
April 03, 2011
How to Make U.S. Detention Comply with the Law  Download In August 2010, General David Petraeus, Commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan,...

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