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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...
February 21, 2011
Washington, DC – On the one-year anniversary of the 2010 Washington Human Rights Summit,  Human Rights First, Freedom House, the Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy, the Indonesian...
February 17, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today condemned the early morning violent crackdown on peaceful pro-democracy protestors camped out in Manama, Bahrain’s Pearl Square and urged the Obama...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing today titled "A Ticking Time Bomb: Counterterrorism Lessons from the U.S. Government's Failure to...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is calling today’s internet freedom speech by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton a down payment on the administration’s promises to enforce the freedom to connect...
February 15, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, Noor Uthman Muhammed, a Sudanese man held at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay for nine years, pled guilty to conspiracy and material support based on allegations...
February 14, 2011
Washington, DC - A day before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to deliver a major policy speech on internet freedom, Human Rights First reports that politically motivated enforcement of laws...
February 11, 2011
Washington, DC – Following the announcement that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as Egypt’s President, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “Vice President Suleiman’s...
February 11, 2011
Washington, DC – This evening, as events in Egypt continue to unfold, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “President Mubarak’s vaguely worded speech this evening, and...
February 10, 2011
Washington, DC – This afternoon, in response to remarks delivered by Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Human Rights First’s Neil Hicks issued the following statement: “President Mubarak’s statement...
February 10, 2011
Washington, DC – Amidst news that President Hosni Mubarak plans to step down from power, Human Rights First is calling the move a necessary step in Egypt’s transition from autocracy to a more...

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