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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 23, 2012
New York City – Human Rights First today praises member states of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for adopting resolution text on fighting religious intolerance text that omits...
March 22, 2012
Washington, DC - Human Rights First believes that the apparent decision by Secretary Clinton to wave the human rights and democracy conditions on U.S.military assistance to Egypt is a mistake. “This...
March 19, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today praised French officials for their response to a horrific shooting at a Jewish school in Toulouse that resulted in the death of four people, including three...
March 16, 2012
Washington, DC – In response to reports that the United States plans to resume military assistance to Egypt, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “The Obama Administration...
March 16, 2012
Lawsuit on Ugandan anti-homosexuality abuses highlights need to speak out Washington, DC – On March 14, the Uganda advocacy organization Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) filed a lawsuit in a federal...
March 16, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is concerned by reports that the Obama administration is planning to resume military aid to Egypt despite Egypt’s failure to meet human rights conditions attached...
March 15, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First applauds U.S. Senators Jon Cornyn (R-TX) and Richard Durbin (D-IL) for their passionate discussion on the floor of the Senate today, explaining why Secretary of...
March 15, 2012
Washington, DC -- Eighteen of 20 Bahraini medics who were sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison after a military trial finished their latest court appearance today.  Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley...
March 14, 2012
New York City – Today, Human Rights First condemns a recent Russian court decision which discriminates against LGBTI persons. The organization is concerned that the court construed homosexuality as “...
March 12, 2012
Washington, DC – A bipartisan group of 17 U.S. Senators today released a letter to Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta expressing grave concern that the Department of Defense is conducting business...

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