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September 20, 2021
WASHINGTON -- As the Biden administration ramps up its expulsion of Haitians and making arbitrary distinctions between groups fleeing persecution and danger, Human Rights First today urged the...
September 20, 2021
WASHINGTON – Today, Randy Bregman was announced as the first recipient of Human Rights First’s new Global Accountability Guardian award. The organization honors Bregman’s career-long commitment to...
September 17, 2021
Washington -- As Congress considers a Continuing Resolution for fiscal year 2022, Human Rights First today joined veteran, human rights, and refugee organizations in urging Congress to meet the...
September 16, 2021
NEW YORK – Human Rights First today welcomed a federal court order blocking the Biden administration from expelling families to danger under the Title 42 policy, which uses public health as a pretext...
September 14, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First today condemned the Biden administration’s decision not to permanently withhold any of the U.S. military financing to Egypt, which Congress has conditioned on...
September 11, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First’s President and CEO Mike Breen, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11, with the following statement.    “Two...
September 10, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First is pleased to announce the hiring of Kareem W. Shora, J.D., LL.M. as Executive Vice President for Programs and Policy, a new position at the organization.  Shora...
September 10, 2021
WASHINGTON - Today, ahead of the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, Human Rights First issued 20 Years After 9/11: Rights-Based Policies for a New Era, a report detailing our...
September 03, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First lauds today’s introduction by Representatives Seth Moulton (D-MA) and Don Bacon (R-NE) of The Welcoming Evacuees Coming from Overseas to Mitigate Effects of...
August 31, 2021
Human Rights First’s President and CEO Michael Breen responded to President Biden’s remarks on the end of the U.S. war in Afghanistan:  “The president has made clear, U.S. military’s...

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