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December 01, 2014
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First urges Secretary of State John Kerry to press European countries to adopt a Ministerial Council decision that sets out out an action plan to combat...
November 13, 2014
Berlin – Human Rights First welcomes the strong statement in Berlin today by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power.  Power called antisemitism a rising global problem...
November 12, 2014
Top News TORTURE This week, the United States will appear before the United Nations Committee Against Torture in Geneva to describe its efforts to fulfill America’s obligation to comply with...
November 04, 2014
By Maddy Tennis Today U.S. citizens head to the polls, exercising the fundamental freedom of the right to vote. As we practice democracy at its most basic level, we should also turn our thoughts...
October 21, 2014
This month, Elisa Massimno appeared on the talk show Conversations in the Digital Age with Jim Zirin to discuss the state of human rights in the world today. On the heels of her inspiring keynote...
October 20, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged the U.S. government to emphasize the need for democratic reforms in Hungary during a critical meeting scheduled for Tuesday with the Hungarian...
October 17, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today welcomed reports that the United States has imposed visa bans on ten members of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s inner circle, preventing them from...

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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...