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August 06, 2014 Washington, D.C.  – As today marks Independence Day in Jamaica, Human Rights First along with Jamaican human rights activists renewed their call for equality and freedom from discrimination...
August 06, 2014 Washington, D.C. - As African heads of state gather today at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, Human Rights First expressed disappointment that human rights principles and civil society...
August 01, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today said that the Ugandan court decision to overturn the discriminatory Anti-Homosexuality act on procedural grounds is a major victory for the rule of...
July 30, 2014 By Jannat Majeed As the first parliamentary elections since Egyptian President Sisi was elected loom closer, the Egyptian government has put various restrictions on civil society in place. ...
July 29, 2014 Washington, D.C. –In advance of President Barack Obama’s upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit with nearly 50 African heads of state, today Human Rights First and the Human Rights Campaign...
July 28, 2014 This is a cross post from The Huffington Post. Today's State Department report on international religious freedom for 2013 is unlikely to heal the increasing rift between the U.S....
July 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today, along with the Council for Global Equality and a broad based group of human rights organizations, urged President Obama to include voices of civil...

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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 | 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...
Profile | April 14, 2016
Human Rights Defenders and Political Prisoners in Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain Saudi Arabia: Waleed Abu al-Khair: Imprisoned in Saudi Arabia on Politicized Charges...
Factsheet | March 02, 2016
Human Rights First maintains a list of resources for human rights defenders who are facing security threats because of their work. This compilation includes information about emergency funds,...

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