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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 06, 2011
Washington, DC – A report issued today by Human Rights First reveals that despite a 2009 commitment made two years ago today to overhaul the immigration detention system, the United States continues...
October 05, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is praising Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s leadership to refuse to bring the National Defense Authorization Act for the Fiscal Year of 2012 to the Senate...
October 04, 2011
Washington, DC – A coalition of nine human rights organizations led by Human Rights First released a letter to Secretary Clinton today urging the U.S. government to leverage its influence to protect...
October 04, 2011
Washington, DC -- Human Rights First applauds the U.S. Senate’s unanimous confirmation of Robert Ford to be U.S. Ambassador to Syria. The group said Ford’s leadership on human rights is a model for...
September 29, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First has joined with a dozen other human rights organizations to urge members of the U.S. Congress to block a proposed arms sale of TOW missiles and Humvees to Bahrain...
September 29, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today criticized the Bahrain military court for its decision to sentence 20 doctors and other medical professionals who treated injured pro-democracy protestors to...
September 29, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First welcomes the release of Colombian human rights defender Carmelo Agámez, who was freed after serving three years on baseless charges. The organization said that...
September 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today condemned the harsh prison sentences confirmed by Bahrain’s military court for 21 prominent dissidents. The group said the sentences expose the government’s...
September 27, 2011
CBS Drama is Honored for Human Rights Themes NEW YORK CITY – On the heels of an Emmy Award for best actress and its season premiere September 25th, CBS’ The Good Wife has been chosen by Human Rights...
September 26, 2011
Washington, DC – The United States should not try Ali Mussa Daqduq – a Lebanese man thought to be a commander of Hezbollah – before a military tribunal whether at Guantanamo or at a military facility...

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