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December 15, 2015 Top News Extremism in France During yesterday’s second round of French regional elections, voters rejected candidates from the far-right political party the National Front. The development...
December 11, 2015 Washington, D.C. - Human Rights First today applauded the filing of a constitutional challenge against Jamaica’s discriminatory anti-sodomy law as an important part of holistic efforts to...
December 09, 2015 According to a Human Rights First Study conducted by Harris Poll Washington, D.C.—Today, Human Rights First released a new study conducted by Harris Poll showing broad bipartisan support...
December 07, 2015 Nearly a year ago, Egyptian police arrested 26 men in a traditional hammam bathhouse under charges of "debauchery." The mass arrest stemmed from collusion between investigative journalist Mona Iraqi...
November 30, 2015 "It can be observed that the social acceptance towards LGBT people - at least in the biggest cities of the country - has increased since the 2000s. The coverage of LGBT issues in the local...
November 20, 2015 “The worst…has already happened to us,” said Nicole Santamaría in a recent meeting with Human Rights First. She referred to discrimination, threats, violence, and the brutal murders of members of El...
November 12, 2015 Washington, D.C.  - Human Rights First today praised Ukraine's parliament for passing a workplace anti-discrimination amendment to the country's ...

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November 11, 2016

Honoring:

Caleb Orozco 

Executive Director of United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) and lead plaintiff in the landmark case that overturned Belize's sodomy law

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Olena Hloba

Co-founder of Parents Initiative Tergo, an ally organization of parents of LGBT people, Ukraine

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Infographic | October 03, 2016
Human Rights First is concerned about long-standing laws in the Caribbean that criminalize homosexuality or otherwise infringe on basic human rights, but we are also inspired by the brave leaders who...
Factsheet | July 15, 2016
Распространение законов о пропаганде  по российскому образцу Международное ЛГБТ-сообщество с ужасом продолжает наблюдать за тем, как тенденция на принятие дискриминационных законов о...
Factsheet | July 11, 2016
The international LGBT community has watched in horror as Russia’s brand of discriminatory propaganda legislation has taken root outside its borders. The flagship piece of that legislation, the...
Letter | June 29, 2016
Dear Ambassador Harper: I am writing to express Human Rights First’s support as you work to reaffirm human rights on two upcoming votes at the U.N. Human Rights Council. I want to first underscore...

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