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Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today announced that its board of directors has chosen Michael Breen as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Breen, who...
October 30, 2020
WASHINGTON — A new investigation from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) today revealed systemic disinformation given to asylum seekers seeking protection...
October 21, 2020
Rules would create sweeping new categorical bars to asylum and eliminate rules intended to ensure refugee families are not separated WASHINGTON  — Human Rights First expressed its strong...
October 19, 2020
NEW YORK – As threats to democracy and human rights remain on the rise and more people are displaced than at any time in history, Human Rights First is recognizing defenders of human rights and...
October 19, 2020
WASHINGTON – Today Human Rights First released Walking the Talk: 2021 Blueprints for a Human Rights-Centered U.S. Foreign Policy, a series of policy “blueprints” outlining...
October 06, 2020
The annual award will honor ALQST for their work exposing human rights abuses by the Saudi regime NEW YORK — Human Rights First today announced that it will present Saudi human rights organization...
October 01, 2020
NEW YORK — In observance of the second anniversary of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi by the government of Saudi Arabia, Human Rights First’s Senior Vice President for Policy Rob Berschinski issued the...
October 01, 2020
Delivering report at the 11th hour, Trump sets the lowest number ever for refugee resettlement WASHINGTON — Late last night the Trump administration announced in a report to Congress that the...
September 22, 2020
WASHINGTON  — Human Rights First expressed its strong opposition to another proposed rule for the U.S. processing of asylum claims, slated to be issued on September 23, 2020, that would lead...
September 22, 2020
NEW YORK CITY—In response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Human Rights First’s Senior Vice President for Policy Rob Berschinski issued...
September 20, 2020
WASHINGTON – The United States, the rule of law, and the field of human rights lost a hero and a champion when Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Friday.  From...

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