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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...
October 13, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First commends the leadership shown by Senator Benjamin Cardin (D-Maryland), Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-Pennsylvania), Senator Richard Durbin (D-Illinois), Senator...
October 12, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, following Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s reported decision to plead guilty in U.S. federal court to terrorism charges, Human Rights First’s Daphne Eviatar issued the following...
October 11, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today condemned British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision not to order a full, independent inquiry into the 1989 murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane....
October 11, 2011
New York City – Human Rights First notes that the United Nations report released today documenting the systematic use of torture by the Afghan intelligence service and the Afghan National Police...
October 11, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today voiced serious concerns about the health of imprisoned Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil, who has been on hunger strike since August 23. A military appeal court...
October 11, 2011
Washington, DC – Twenty-three of the nation’s most respected retired military leaders are praising  Senator Harry Reid’s leadership in opposition to a defense bill that would allow for indefinite...
October 11, 2011
New York City – Today, as the federal trial of alleged “underwear bomber” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab begins in Detroit, Human Rights First’s Daphne Eviatar issued the following statement: “The trial...
October 07, 2011
 Washington, DC – Human Rights First commends the leadership shown by Representative Jim McGovern (D-Massachusetts) and Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) as they fight to halt the proposed arms sale to...
October 06, 2011
Washington, DC – Responding to Senator John McCain’s defense of troubling detainee provisions contained within the Senate version of the defense spending bill, Human Rights First’s Raha Wala today...
October 06, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, ahead of tomorrow’s 10-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan, Human Rights First is calling on the Obama Administration to finally begin to provide due process...

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