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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...
February 08, 2012
New York City – Human Rights First condemns legislative efforts introduced this week in Uganda and Russia that aim to discriminate and persecute lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (...
February 07, 2012
Washington, DC  -Today a Russian delegation comprised of Foreign Minister Lavrov and Head of Foreign Intelligence Fradkov concluded talks with Syria’s Assad regime. While the Russians are actively...
February 07, 2012
Washington, DC – Today, a number of prominent journalists have reported on Twitter that they have been denied access to Bahrain in the run-up to the anniversary of the pro-democracy protests on...
February 06, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today condemned Egypt’s announced prosecution of 19 Americans and dozens of others caught up in a politically-motivated investigation into the financing of pro-...
February 06, 2012
Washington, DC – Escalating attacks on civilians, fresh reports of torture in custody, and a decision by the Bahraini government to block independent human rights observers from entering the kingdom...
February 06, 2012
Washington, DC – Following Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s vow to “redouble [U.S.] efforts” to end the violence in Syria, Human Rights First calls on the U.S. Treasury Department to sanction...
February 03, 2012
New York City - Human Rights First calls on the Russian government to promptly investigate the recent attack on Philip Kostenko, an activist who works at the Anti-Discrimination Center “Memorial” in...
February 02, 2012
New York City – Human Rights First is concerned by reports that Egyptian authorities and security forces failed to uphold routine security procedures as fans gathered for a soccer game in Port Said,...
February 01, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First welcomes the news that the Obama administration is preparing to use its flexibility to transfer five Guantanamo detainees to the custody of Qatar.  These detainees...
January 31, 2012
Washington, DC – As Facebook prepares to launch the process for establishing its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) this week, Human Rights First is urging the company to make clear how...

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