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March 11, 2014
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today called upon President Barack Obama to urge the government of Saudi Arabia to cooperate with the United States in actions to ease regional conflicts and...
February 21, 2014
Three years after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt remains in turmoil.   Since the new government took power when the elected civilian government of President Morsi was ousted in...
February 18, 2014
This is a cross post from the Huffington Post: After watching authoritarian regimes in the Arab region crumble over the last few years, often leaving terrible problems and great instability in...
February 07, 2014
By Molly Hofsommer and Mai El-Sadany After a three-month absence, Egyptian satirist and columnist Bassem Youssef returned to the air today, charming his audience with yet another satirical...
February 07, 2014
Egypt’s Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi traveled to Saudi Arabia this week and on Wednesday assured the defense minister, Crown Prince Salman bin Abdel-Aziz, that Egypt was enjoying “growing stability...
February 04, 2014
This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Jeremy Hodge, a 25-year old-American from Los Angeles was, until a few weeks ago, working as a translator in Cairo. Everything changed on the...
February 02, 2014
Washington, D.C. – The Working Group on Egypt today sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to suspend aid to Egypt until it makes strides in its transition to...

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April 4, 2014

On May 7, 2014, Human Rights First hosts the NY premiere of the film WE ARE THE GIANT, a movie profiling the plights of seven activists involved in the various national uprisings of the Arab Spring.

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Letter | March 11, 2014
An open letter from Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino calling upon President Barack Obama to urge the government of Saudi Arabia to cooperate with the United States in actions...
Report | January 22, 2014
Human Rights First's report describes how the Egyptian government is increasingly targeting non-violent dissenters through widespread repression in Egypt, stifling basic freedoms and exacerbating the...
Opinions | January 09, 2014
By Tad Stanke, Human Rights First Since the removal of President Morsi from office in July, Egypt’s vulnerable Christian minority has been caught in the middle of a highly destructive zero-sum...
Blueprint | December 03, 2013
Blueprint for U.S. Government Policy  Human Rights First issued a new blueprint for U.S. government policy in Egypt detailing steps the United States should take to help arrest Egypt’s...