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November 18, 2014 This blog is cross-posted from The Huffington Post.
November 06, 2014 New York City  - Human Rights First today urged President Obama to follow through on pledges to support a robust civil society in Egypt and press Egyptian President Abdel Fattah...
November 04, 2014 By Maddy Tennis Today U.S. citizens head to the polls, exercising the fundamental freedom of the right to vote. As we practice democracy at its most basic level, we should also turn our thoughts...
October 30, 2014 Washington, D.C.  – Human Rights First today urged President Obama to condemn the crackdown on civil society in China when he meets with officials there in November. The call came in a letter to...
October 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. ­– Human Rights First said that today’s three-month suspension of the Bahraini opposition group al Wefaq is likely to lead to more friction and instability in the country as it...
October 26, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First expressed concern over today’s sentencing of 23 Egyptian activists for violating restrictive anti-protest laws. The activists, including prominent human rights...
October 24, 2014 This is a cross post from The Huffington Post: Parliamentary elections take place in Ukraine on Sunday and are expected to show what direction the under-pressure country is taking. After 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
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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...
Profile | April 14, 2016
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