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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 30, 2019
New York City—Human Rights First today called for the Hong Kong authorities to respect the rights to peaceful association, assembly, and expression ahead of major protests anticipated tomorrow....
September 30, 2019
New York City— One year ago Wednesday, Saudi Arabian officials lured Saudi dissident, Virginia resident, and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi out of the United States,...
September 24, 2019
New York City—In response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Human Rights First’s Senior Vice President for Policy Rob Berschinski...
September 20, 2019
New York City—In response to reports that the United States and El Salvador entering into a “safe third country” or similar “asylum cooperation” agreement in the coming days...
September 19, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a new report outlining what the U.S. government and other American actors should do in response to the unrest in Hong Kong....
September 11, 2019
  New York City—In response to reports that the Trump Administration is blocking public access to potential pro bono lawyers and independent observers, which include...
September 11, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Today Human Rights First issued the following statement marking the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, that resulted in the deaths of nearly three...
September 06, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to leading Hungarian government officials unveiling a statue to a virulently antisemitic World War Two era political leader, Gyula Kornis, Human Rights First's ­­­­­­­Ira...
September 06, 2019
San Diego, California—Human Rights First today decried the U.S. government for its decision to appeal a court ruling granting asylum to the first individual returned to Mexico under the “Migrant...
September 06, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s remarks from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the role of unalienable rights in U.S. foreign policy, Human Rights First's Rob Berschinski issued the following...

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