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Featured Press Release | September 06, 2018
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...
September 20, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) today released a new report detailing the severe crackdown on peaceful dissent and...
September 19, 2018
New York City—Human Rights First today condemned Attorney General Jeff Session’s decision to refer to himself a Board of Immigration Appeals decision in Matter of M-G-G-, a move that will likely lead...
September 19, 2018
Washington, D.C.—A group of veteran organizations today urged Congress to take action to protect Afghan military allies seeking refuge in the United States. In a letter sent to the House and Senate,...
September 17, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement today officially capping the refugee admissions goal for fiscal year 2019 at an all-time low of 30,000, Human Rights First’s...
September 12, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First welcomed today’s vote by the European Parliament triggering so-called Article 7 proceedings against the Hungarian government for undermining democratic values...
September 11, 2018
New York City—In response to reports that the Trump Administration will triple the size of a tent camp for migrant children being held by the Department of Health and Human Services, Human Rights...
September 11, 2018
Washington, D.C. – Today Human Rights First issued the following statement marking the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, that resulted in the deaths of...
September 10, 2018
Washington, D.C.— In response to National Security Advisor John Bolton’s announcement of policy toward the International Criminal Court, Human Rights First’s Senior Vice President for Policy Rob...
September 07, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over press reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will release an additional $195 million in military aid to Egypt ...
September 06, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Flores Settlement Agreement, which limits the government’s ability to ...

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