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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...
March 05, 2021
NEW YORK -- Human Rights First welcomed President Biden’s decision to repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF), and urged the president and Congress to act swiftly to...
March 04, 2021
NEW YORK -- Human Rights First welcomed interim national security strategic guidance released today by the Biden administration signaling its commitment to end America’s “forever wars” that have cost...
March 02, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First welcomes announcements today from both the European Union and the United States government of sanctions against multiple Russian government...
March 02, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First President and CEO Michael Breen gave the following statement on the testimony given by FBI Director Christopher Wray today before the Senate Judiciary Committee: “...
February 26, 2021
WASHINGTON – The Project on Middle East Democracy, Human Rights First, PEN America, and the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. government...
February 19, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Today, Human Rights First welcomed the news that the first asylum seekers stranded in Mexico under former President Trump’s cruel and illegal Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP),...
February 18, 2021
WASHINGTON --Today Human Rights First joined Congolese and international human rights and anti-corruption organizations in an open letter urging U.S. financial institutions to continue implementing...
February 09, 2021
WASHINGTON – As the Senate begins its trial of former President Trump for instigating the January 6 attack on democracy at the Capitol, it is important to recognize that no one in the United States...
February 04, 2021
WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden announced today an executive order that demonstrates that the United States is serious about addressing the global refugee crisis, climate-induced migration and...
February 03, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First welcomes introduction in the U.S. Senate of S. 93, the ‘‘Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Reauthorization Act,” which would strengthen and...

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