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March 02, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is urging the Obama Administration to take steps that will hasten its ability to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo. The call comes just one day after...
March 01, 2011
Washington, DC – Today and tomorrow, as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers testimony before Congressional committees, Human Rights First is praising her strong recent leadership in...
February 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today commended the UN Security Council and the UN Human Rights Council for taking swift and clear action on Libya. On Saturday, the Security Council imposed a...
February 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Egypt’s Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) has announced an accelerated elections timetable, a move Human Rights First believes could undermine efforts to reform the nation’s...
February 25, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, as thousands of protestors return to Egypt’s Tahrir Square to keep pressure for tangible change on Egypt’s ruling military council, Human Rights First is outlining a series of...
February 24, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, the independent Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan issued its second interim report to Congress concluding that the U.S. government has wasted tens of...
February 24, 2011
Washington, DC – As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton travels to Geneva for Friday’s Human Rights Council gathering to discuss the uprising in Libya, Human Rights First is urging her to lead an...
February 23, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, in the wake of Colonel Moammar Gaddafi’s calls for Libyans to chase down, harm or hand over anti-government protestors, Human Rights First is calling on the Obama...
February 22, 2011
Washington, DC – As people throughout the Middle East and North Africa continue to demand their basic rights and freedoms in the face of repression from their governments, Human Rights First is...
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...

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