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November 12, 2015
With the detention of prominent human rights defender and investigative journalist Hossam Bahgat, the U.S. government should take this moment to reassess its relationship with the dictatorial...
November 11, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today called for the immediate release of Sheikh Ali Salman and Ebrahim Sharif, two of Bahrain’s most prominent peaceful political opposition leaders. Ali...
November 03, 2015
Advancing freedom of expression in the Middle East is an important part of U.S. security strategy in the region. At least that’s what Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in his remarks at...
November 02, 2015
Most Americans would have a hard time finding Kyrgyzstan on a map, let alone telling you about its geopolitical environment. But those who care about human rights should take note of what’s...
November 02, 2015
Journalists are as vital as civil society activists in safeguarding human rights and democracy around the world. The U.N. Declaration on Human Rights Defenders recognizes the critical...
November 02, 2015
Two U.N. human rights committees recently raised concerns with Greece about bias-motivated violence in general and the Golden Dawn trial in particular. The Obama Administration should use this as an...
October 26, 2015
Top News Family Immigration Detention The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services has announced that it will not renew the license of the Berks County Residential Center, a detention facility...

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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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