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August 09, 2016 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on the State Department to press the Lithuanian government to reject a Constitutional amendment that would threaten the human rights of its citizens,...
August 05, 2016 By Elise Adams Jamaica Pride Week began on Monday with a sports day at the University of the West Indies and has continued with events such as an open mic night, a family symposium, and a...
August 04, 2016 Human Rights First today applauded the co-chairs of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus for expressing support for the protection of the human rights of Ukraine’s lesbian, gay...
August 02, 2016 Washington, D.C.—In advance of tomorrow’s C5+1 ministerial meetings, Human Rights First today called on Secretary of State John Kerry to integrate the concerns of marginalized Central Asian...
August 01, 2016 Top News Immigration Detention This Wednesday, August 3rd the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and Human Rights First will host a breakfast discussion on the...
July 29, 2016 Pride season began in June, and over the past two months lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities in cities and nations across the world have celebrated diversity, equality...
July 29, 2016 By Stephen Chukwumah Human rights activists around the world are boldly demanding equality for everyone. They have pushed for the recognition of the human rights of LGBTI people from governments,...

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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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Factsheet | March 07, 2017
President Trump signed a revised executive order on March 6 in response to a court-ordered stay of his January 27 order that barred the resettlement of refugees and nationals of seven countries,...
Factsheet | February 22, 2017
LGBT Refugees and President Trump’s Refugee and Muslim Ban Executive Order   President Trump’s Executive Order President Trump’s January 27th executive order sought to: Halt...
Video | February 09, 2017
Each month, we highlight the crucial contributions of human rights defenders to the global human rights movement by profiling an activist working on behalf of equality for all. Human Rights First...
Issue Brief | January 18, 2017
In May 2016 a trans woman in Colón, El Salvador was beaten and strangled to death. Unknown assailants skinned her face and threw her body in a ditch on the side of a highway. In June Human...

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