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June 08, 2015
Top News Torture This week in an historic step forward toward ensuring that torture is never again the official policy of the United States, Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA...
June 03, 2015
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged President Obama to work with his Group of Seven counterparts to confront antisemitism and extremism in a way that...
June 02, 2015
Top News Defense Authorization The Senate is poised to consider its FY16 National Defense Authorization Act, a bill that could have significant ramifications for U.S. national security and human...
May 21, 2015
Washington, D.C.­ – Human Rights First today urged President Obama to address the disturbing growth of antsemitism in Europe during his remarks for Solidarity Shabbat at Congregation Adas Israel in...
May 21, 2015
On Tuesday, the Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats subcommittee of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs held a hearing on “The Future of U.S.-Hungary Relations.” It featured testimony from Tad...
May 19, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Amidst a rise of authoritarianism in Hungary, Human Rights First’s Tad Stahnke will testify before Congress today to detail practical steps the U.S. government can take to...
May 18, 2015
Top News Equality Yesterday was International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO), a time to celebrate advocates around the world who work, often at great risk to themselves, to promote...

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Factsheet | July 13, 2015
This week an unofficial delegation of Hungarian members of Parliament, including members of the virulently antisemitic, anti-Roma extremist party, Jobbik, will seek meetings with U.S. lawmakers....
Letter | June 03, 2015
Download PDF version June 3, 2015 The Honorable Barack Obama  The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W. Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama:  The Group of Seven...
Factsheet | May 20, 2015
Origins of Jobbik Jobbik was founded in 2003 by Gabor Vona, the son of a staunchly anti-Communist farming family. Jobbik began as a conservative Christian group at the ELTE University in Budapest...
Factsheet | May 20, 2015
The government of Hungary can advance human rights and democracy, and improve relations with the U.S. and Europe, by bringing its 2011 Constitution and Fundamental Laws into compliance with...