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July 30, 2015 This blog is cross posted from The Huffington Post: President Obama hit many right notes during his trip to Kenya last week - he spoke about the need for civil society inclusion in countering...
July 29, 2015 By Anita Dhanvanthari This Friday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will select the host city for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in 2022. The remaining contestants are Almaty, Kazakhstan...
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...

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October 10, 2016

The Permanent Missions of France, Iraq, and the United States Have the honor to invite you to a briefing

Featuring remarks by Iraqi, Yazidi Activists

Ameena Saeed Hasan and Khaleel Aldakhi

Recipients of the 2016 Human Rights First Award

Ms. Hasan and Mr. Aldakhi work courageously in northern Iraq to free Yazidi women and girls from Da’esh captivity and to provide support to survivors of enslavement and abuse.

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Issue Brief | June 21, 2016
Poland’s Anti-Terror Law Recommendations for U.S. officials attending Warsaw NATO Summit 2016 Background Since the right-wing Law and Justice Party took office in Poland after the...
Timeline | April 22, 2016
Syria Timeline 2011–2016 2011  March: Inspired by demonstrations across the region, protestors begin demanding democratic reforms. Security forces retaliate by opening fire and...
Issue Brief | April 19, 2016
High Stakes for Syria at GCC Meeting How President Obama Should Urge Gulf Leaders to Help Syria  Download the Brief When President Obama meets the leaders of the Gulf...
Letter | April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016 Dear President Obama: I am writing to urge you to address the vital issue of human rights during your forthcoming visit to Saudi Arabia and at the Summit Meeting with leaders of...

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