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May 08, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: The challenge that President Obama will face in having "difficult conversations" about internal governance questions with leaders of Gulf...
May 06, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Next week is the big meeting between the Gulf monarchs and President Obama in Washington. Kings and princes and emirs from the Gulf Co-...
April 28, 2015
This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post:  Abu Dhabi -- Backed by an impressively lavish lobbying and PR machine -- more expensive than any other middle eastern...
April 22, 2015
Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First along with the other members of the Martin Ennals Award jury today announced Robert Sann Aung, Asmaou Diallo, and Ahmed Mansoor as the three finalists for...
April 13, 2015
Bahrain human rights defender Nabeel Rajab’s detention was extended another 15 days on Saturday April 11. He was arrested on April 2 after tweeting information about reports of torture in...
April 10, 2015
By Juliette Suarez  Washington is considering lifting remaining arms restrictions on Bahrain even as serious human abuses persist. Reports of abuse at the infamous Jaw Prison are seeping...
April 02, 2015
Washington, DC – Human Rights First said that the reported arrest of prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab today is another alarming setback to hopes for progress towards an...

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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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Factsheet | March 10, 2015
“Too often, we have failed to enforce international norms when it’s inconvenient to do so. And we have not confronted forcefully enough the intolerance, sectarianism, and hopelessness that feeds...
Letter | September 26, 2014
Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tim Kaine (D-VA), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) urged the Bahraini government to drop the travel ban and...
Testimony | July 10, 2014
Testimony of Elisa Massimino for the hearing on "Human Rights Vetting:  Nigeria and Beyond" before the  the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human...
Opinions | June 05, 2014
By Brian Dooley Boycott is an Irish word. At least its origins are in Ireland, from 1880 when tenant farmers in County Mayo withheld rent from land agent Captain Boycott. They refused to...

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