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May 16, 2012
Washington, DC – Just shy of 17 years since the 1995 bloody massacre in Srebrenica, the announcement of charges - including war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity - levied against former...
May 16, 2012
Washington, DC – Twenty-seven of the nation’s most respected retired generals and admirals urged Members of Congress to support the Smith-Amash Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (...
May 15, 2012
New York City – Human Rights First called on Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to address concerns about the distribution of anti-Muslim materials for U.S. military training...
May 11, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First says today’s news that the U.S. government plans to proceed with a large, multi-million dollar arms sale to Bahrain despite the regime’s ongoing crackdown on human...
May 11, 2012
Last week the Federal Bar Council presented Judge Robert A. Katzmann with its Learned Hand Award.  In accepting this prestigious award, Judge Katzmann used the opportunity to reiterate his call to...
May 10, 2012
At Monday’s State Department press briefing, Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner stated that the State Department has “called on all countries to stop supplying weapons, arms to – munitions to the Syrian...
May 09, 2012
Washington, DC – A new Human Rights First report details an intensification of attacks on human rights activists in Bahrain. The new report, “Bahrain’s Reforms: No Backdown on Crackdown,” details...
May 08, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First welcomes the announcement that Representative Adam Smith, Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, will propose an amendment to the National Defense...
May 07, 2012
Beyond all the strange and often disturbing news coming out of Egypt, it is sometimes easy to lose sight of the fact that Egypt’s second-ever contested presidential election will take place three...
May 05, 2012
Washington, DC - Human Rights First is hopeful that the Chinese Government will allow Mr. Chen and his family to come to New York as the reported agreement between American and Chinese officials...

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