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June 06, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today called Google’s new policy to warn Gmail users when a government or its proxies are trying to break into an email account a welcome step in the ongoing...
June 04, 2012
Refugees, asylum seekers and migrants from South Sudan and Eritrea have been the targets of brutal attacks, firebombing and lootings in Israel, as highlighted in a  June 2nd piece in The Economist,...
June 04, 2012
Chinese Government’s Continued Abuse of the Legal System to Persecute Rights Lawyers Must End Washington, DC – On the 23rd anniversary of the Chinese government’s massacre of activists gathered at...
June 04, 2012
Last year we reported on the Bahraini government's inept handling of student dissent and its violations of students' rights to free speech.  Dozens of students were arrested and hundreds more...
June 04, 2012
Washington, DC -- Reports last week of a new Russian arms shipment carrying weapons for the Assad regime sparked outrage from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Ambassador to the United...
June 02, 2012
Washington, D.C.-- Human Rights First's Neil Hicks released this statement following the verdict in the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak: "The verdict in the trial of former Egyptian...
June 01, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today said the expiration of Egypt’s long-standing Emergency Law, continually in force since 1981 and on the books since 1958, is a welcome development and may be...
June 01, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today said that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's statement yesterday evening calling out Russia for its refusal to end support for Syrian President Bashar al-...
May 31, 2012
It's been more than six months since the Bahraini government received the report it had commissioned on the crisis of early 2011. The government promised to implement the reforms recommended by the...
May 30, 2012
New York City - As South Africa prepares to undergo its mandated Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of human rights at the United Nations Human Rights Council this Thursday, Human Rights First calls on...

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