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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...
June 01, 2011
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First is gravely concerned at reports that peaceful protestors in several locations across Bahrain have been attacked today by security forces using teargas, buckshot...
June 01, 2011
Washington, D.C. —On Wednesday, June 1st, the National Immigration Forum will host a press conference on controversial immigration enforcement the House Judiciary Committee is expected to consider...
May 31, 2011
Washington, D.C.— Human Rights First expresses deep regret at today’s decision to charge Khlaid Sheik Mohammed (KSM) and four other alleged 9/11 co-conspirators in military commissions at Guantánamo...
May 31, 2011
Bahrain must prove itself ready to host Grand Prix Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Government should publicly call on the Bahraini authorities to protect human rights defenders when the national emergency...
May 27, 2011
U.S. Special Envoy to Sudan Princeton Lyman will head to the Sudan this week in an effort to stem renewed fighting between northern and southern forces. As the United States works with international...
May 27, 2011
New York, N.Y.—Human Rights First calls on the Russian authorities to investigate the assault on the Kommersant journalist Elman Soltakhanov, who was attacked by a gang of 15 to 20 neo-Nazi youths in...
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...

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