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January 07, 2015 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged the new U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain William Roebuck to call for the release of Sheikh Ali Salman, the leader of Bahraini opposition group Al...
January 02, 2015 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the Bahraini authorities to immediately release opposition leader Ali Salman, and commended the U.S government for publicly warning that his arrest...
December 22, 2014 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today urged the U.S. Government  to press Egypt to dismiss the case against 23 prisoners arrested in June 2014 for allegedly taking part in a political...
December 21, 2014 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today called on the U.S. government to urge Bahraini authorities to drop the case against prominent human rights defender Mohammed al...
December 19, 2014 By Carolyn Greco Ninety-five percent of women surveyed have been subjected to sexual harassment in Cairo, according to a new study released by HarassMap, a project that aims to end the social...
December 16, 2014 This is cross posted from The Huffington Post: Washington's new Ambassador to Bahrain, Bill Roebuck, is set to take up his post in the coming weeks and will be hoping for a smoother ride than...
December 16, 2014 This is cross posted from The Huffington Post: The Egyptian government has put out mixed explanations as to why it denied entry to prominent scholar and analyst Michele Dunne of the...

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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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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
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Issue Brief | April 19, 2016
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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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