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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...
November 29, 2011
Washington, DC – As the Senate prepares to consider an amendment cosponsored by Senators Mark Udall (D-CO) and Jim Webb (D-VA) to strip troubling provisions from the defense authorization bill,...
November 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Twenty-six of the nation’s most respected retired military leaders today urged U.S. Senators to carefully consider amendments to the defense authorization bill that would have...
November 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, as President Obama meets with European leaders to discuss a coordinated response to developments in North Africa and across the Middle East, Human Rights First urges him to...
November 23, 2011
Today the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry, led by Cherif Bassiouni, released its report on the brutalities that occurred during this spring’s pro-democracy protests.  Human Rights First’s...
November 23, 2011
New York City – In the midst of a week of tumultuous protests in Egypt, Human Rights First today issued a blueprint outlining goals and recommendations for Egypt’s transition to democracy.  The...
November 22, 2011
Washington, DC – Twenty of the nation’s most respected retired military leaders today cautioned Presidential candidates against the use of torture.  In a letter today sent to each of the candidates...
November 21, 2011
New York City – Human Rights First condemns the excessive use of force by Egyptian security forces against protesters in Cairo that has resulted in the deaths of at least 35 people and many hundreds...
November 21, 2011
Washington, DC - In the wake of today’s admission by the Bahraini government to having used excessive force on protestors,  Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley has issued the following statement: “The...
November 17, 2011
New York City – Political parties in Egypt are planning a mass demonstration in Cairo tomorrow to protest the continuing efforts by the ruling military council, the Supreme Council of the Armed...
November 17, 2011
Intergovernmental report: “Hate crime remains a significant problem across the OSCE region”  New York City – Human Rights First and the Anti-Defamation League today issued a paper critiquing the...

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