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January 25, 2022
WASHINGTON – At its quarterly board meeting last week, Human Rights First elected Alencia Johnson to its board of directors.  “Alencia brings to our board of directors a deep experience in...
January 11, 2022
WASHINGTON -- Today, on the 20th anniversary of the first detainees arriving at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Human Rights First reiterates its call to end military commissions and close the...
January 06, 2022
Human Rights First salutes democracy’s champions, opposes those who undermine it WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First acknowledged the one-year anniversary of the insurrection at the United States...
December 27, 2021
WASHINGTON – As the world mourns the passing of human rights icon and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Human Rights First memorialized Tutu’s legacy of advocacy around human rights...
December 17, 2021
WASHINGTON D.C. – In light of the Biden administration’s recent decision to expand the Remain in Mexico policy and deploy it in tandem with Title 42 to turn away to danger people seeking safety in...
December 15, 2021
WASHINGTON – Using a law originally written to cripple the KKK, District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine set a historic precedent yesterday, suing the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers...
December 13, 2021
Human Rights First’s coalition drove almost half of Global Magnitsky designations on corruption and human rights abuses WASHINGTON – In connection with its Summit for Democracy, the United States...
December 07, 2021
New enterprise uses machine learning to detect extremism across online platforms WASHINGTON – Today, Human Rights First announced a new enterprise, originally conceived in its Innovation Lab as...
December 07, 2021
WASHINGTON – Coming at the same time that the Biden administration restarted Remain in Mexico, reports on Friday indicated that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had again extended...
December 02, 2021
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Twitter’s recently-announced "Private Information Policy" is being used as a weapon against the Twitter accounts of journalists, anti-racist activists, and researchers into...

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