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July 28, 2015
This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Today's news that two more policemen have been killed in Bahrain, and others injured, is awful and alarming, but ultimately...
July 28, 2015
Washington D.C. – Human Rights first today expressed alarm over reports that two policemen have been killed and others wounded in Bahrain, noting that the violent attack is a symptom of the...
July 26, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Following President Obama's meetings today with civil society leaders during his trip to Kenya, Human Rights First's Brian Dooley issued the following statement: "We...
July 25, 2015
Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today welcomed public comments made by President Obama that support the protection of civil society, human rights, and equality in Kenya. During a...
July 24, 2015
By Olivia Huzenis Tomorrow is the 25thanniversary of the passage of the American with Disabilities Act, enacted in 1990 under President George H.W. Bush. A landmark civil rights bill, the ADA...
July 23, 2015
This blog is cross-posted from the Huffington Post: President Obama has a long list of security-related issues to raise with the Kenyan government during his trip this weekend, including...
July 20, 2015
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged President Obama to press the Kenyan government to address human rights challenges during his visit to Kenya on July 24-25. The call came in a letter...

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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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| September 02, 2015
September 2, 2015 The Honorable Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: I write to urge that the vital issue of human rights...
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...

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