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September 09, 2014
Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First today condemned the Hungarian government’s renewed raids on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and called on President Obama to adopt a strategy to...
September 02, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today applauded actions by Yiannis Boutaris, the mayor of the Greek city of Thessaloniki, for wearing a Star of David badge to his swearing-in ceremony. The...
September 02, 2014
Washington D.C. – Human Rights First today praised the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE) for including members of civil society and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in...
August 28, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the upcoming NATO Summit to discuss potential threats to the...
August 14, 2014
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today released a new report on the rise of violent ultra-nationalist parties in Hungary and Greece, and their impact on human rights.  The report, “We’re...
July 25, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First condemns violence that broke out in France this week, in which the Jewish community was terrorized by attacks from those protesting the ongoing war between...
July 22, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Today, as the Helsinki Commission holds a hearing on “Anti-Semitism, Racism and Discrimination in the OSCE Region,” Human Rights First urges lawmakers to examine ways in which the...

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Blueprint | December 08, 2014
Greece’s Golden Dawn and Hungary’s Jobbik represent the bloody tip of the far-right spear in Europe. In the May elections for the 751- member European Parliament, voters from at least 14 of the...
Blueprint | October 16, 2014
Download the Report Introduction This blueprint is based on research conducted in Ukraine by Human Rights First staff, and on discussions with Ukrainian government and civil society...
Transcription | August 15, 2014
Below is a shortened transcript of the August 14 media telebriefing featuring Human Rights First’s Tad Stahnke and Sonni Efron, co-authors of the new report “We’re not Nazis, but… The Rise of Hate...
Report | August 14, 2014
We're not Nazis, but...The Rise of Hate Parties in Hungary and Greece and Why America Should Care Recommendations To the U.S. Government The primary responsibility for protecting the human...