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February 21, 2011
Washington, DC – On the one-year anniversary of the 2010 Washington Human Rights Summit,  Human Rights First, Freedom House, the Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy, the Indonesian...
February 17, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today condemned the early morning violent crackdown on peaceful pro-democracy protestors camped out in Manama, Bahrain’s Pearl Square and urged the Obama...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing today titled "A Ticking Time Bomb: Counterterrorism Lessons from the U.S. Government's Failure to...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is calling today’s internet freedom speech by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a down payment on the administration’s promises to enforce the freedom to connect...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, Noor Uthman Muhammed, a Sudanese man held at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay for nine years, pled guilty to conspiracy and material support based on allegations...
February 14, 2011
Washington, DC - A day before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to deliver a major policy speech on internet freedom, Human Rights First reports that politically motivated enforcement of laws...
February 11, 2011
Washington, DC – Following the announcement that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as Egypt’s President, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “Vice President Suleiman’s...
February 11, 2011
Washington, DC – This evening, as events in Egypt continue to unfold, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “President Mubarak’s vaguely worded speech this evening, and...
February 10, 2011
Washington, DC – This afternoon, in response to remarks delivered by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “President Mubarak’s statement...
February 10, 2011
Washington, DC – Amidst news that President Hosni Mubarak plans to step down from power, Human Rights First is calling the move a necessary step in Egypt’s transition from autocracy to a more...

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