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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...
January 31, 2012
Washington, DC – As Facebook prepares to launch the process for establishing its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) this week, Human Rights First is urging the company to make clear how...
January 31, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today urged Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to use his authority to block companies –including a planned arms shipment from the Russian state arms trader...
January 31, 2012
New York City -- Human Rights First condemns the continuing harassment of independent civil society organizations in Egypt, including travel bans and threats of prosecution against United States...
January 30, 2012
Washington, DC – The United States Government should explain what’s behind fresh reports of military sales to Bahrain and publicly condemn the Kingdom’s ongoing crackdown in the run-up to the...
January 26, 2012
New York City - One year ago today tens of thousands of peaceful protesters were in the streets of Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for more representative government.  After 18 days of...
January 26, 2012
Washington, DC –The group of 20 Bahraini medics convicted by the dictatorship's military court in September have had their next appeal hearing date suddenly moved-up to Monday, Jan. 30.  This hearing...
January 24, 2012
Washington, DC -- Tonight, following President Obama's State of the Union address, Human Rights First issued the following statement: "The administration must make good on the President's pledge to...
January 24, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First welcomes the news that the Obama administration is considering transferring all non-Afghan national detainees out of the U.S.-run detention facility at the Bagram...
January 23, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today welcomed the news that Egyptian activist and blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad will be released from prison.  Nabil, who was sentenced to three years in prison...
January 23, 2012
Washington, DC –Human Rights First is urging President Obama to use his State of the Union address to articulate what the United States will do this year to seize the unprecedented opportunities for...

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