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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...
May 27, 2011
Washington, D.C.— The House of Representatives this afternoon voted on several controversial amendments to the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. The House of Representatives rejected...
May 26, 2011
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First welcomes news of the capture of former Bosnian Serb general Ratko Mladic, accused of responsibility for the worst war crimes on European soil since World War II....
May 25, 2011
New York, N.Y. — The G8 Summit that will convene in Deauville, France on Thursday May 26 is set to roll out a substantial economic assistance package to support democratic transition in Egypt and...
May 25, 2011
Washington, D.C. — Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee will be holding a hearing titled, “Holding Criminals Accountable: Extending Criminal Jurisdiction to Government Contractors and Employees...
May 24, 2011
Washington, D.C. — The findings of the public inquiry into Northern Ireland lawyer Rosemary Nelson’s murder raise serious questions about the British Government’s failure to protect her.  Nelson was...
May 24, 2011
New York, N.Y. — Today, Representative Elton Gallegly (R-CA/24) held a hearing before the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement regarding the "Keep Our Communities Safe Act of 2011" (H.R...
May 23, 2011
Washington, D.C. — Bahraini authorities have reacted to President Obama’s May 19 speech, in which he urged the Bahraini government to “create the conditions for dialogue,” and made clear that “the...
May 23, 2011
In cooperation with Representative Jan Schakowsky (IL-9), Third Way, and the Breakthrough Institute, Human Rights First invites you to join us for a panel discussion that will feature a presentation...
May 19, 2011
Washington, D.C. — During today’s speech on foreign policy in the Middle East, President Obama took an impressive first step, after the momentous events of the past few months – the popular uprisings...
May 19, 2011
HRF invites you to join us for an informal breakfast briefing and discussion that will feature a new report from the International Detention Coalition (IDC) entitled: “There are alternatives: A...

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