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February 09, 2015
Washington, D.C.—As President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Andrea Merkel continue conversations that started during their meeting today, Human Rights First urges them to focus on shoring up...
February 05, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on the U.S. government to support a full and fair judicial proceeding in the Greek case against members of the violently antisemitic political party...
January 26, 2015
Top News GUANTANAMO The military commission trial of Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi continues this week at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Human Rights First will observe the proceeding...
January 22, 2015
New York City — In remarks today delivered to the United Nations, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino urged countries to combat the rise of antisemitism globally. Her address at...
January 22, 2015
The United Nations General Assembly is convening a special meeting today to address concerns about the rise of antisemitism around the world. The meeting comes after 37 member nations, including...
January 20, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today welcomed remarks made by President Obama during his State of the Union address that emphasized his continued commitment to closing the detention facility...
January 20, 2015
Top News STATE OF THE UNION Tonight at 9 p.m., President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address. He is expected to detail his priorities for the last two years of his presidency,...

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Factsheet | April 17, 2015
Origins of Golden Dawn Golden Dawn exploded on the Greek political scene in 2012, amid the worst economic crisis in post-war history, stunning pollsters, politicians and the public by winning 6.92...
Factsheet | April 17, 2015
Golden Dawn’s continued popularity, even after revelations about its Nazi ideology and its alleged role in two murders and dozens of assaults, underscores the need for a rigorous and credible...
Factsheet | April 17, 2015
Here are steps the Obama administration can take now to combat the rise of hate parties in Greece and the erosion of democratic norms and standards: To President Obama and the National Security...
Factsheet | April 17, 2015
The past decade has seen the ascendance of several far-right political parties across Europe. These groups, many of whom have been roundly criticized for their antisemitic, xenophobic, racist...