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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...
December 08, 2011
New York City –  Egyptian General Mukhtar al-Mulla, a member of the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), yesterday made comments to American and British journalists suggesting that the...
December 08, 2011
Washington, DC – In response to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s speech to kick off a Freedom Online conference hosted by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague, Human Rights First...
December 07, 2011
Geneva – Today, Human Rights First praised the U.S. government for its strong representation at the historic ministerial meeting at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, where state representatives from...
December 07, 2011
Washington, DC – Threatening twitter messages sent to several prominent Bahraini human rights defenders are among the latest social media attacks on the nation’s human rights activists, Human Rights...
December 06, 2011
Geneva – Human Rights First today commended Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she seized another opportunity to establish the principle that LGBT rights are human rights and human rights are LGBT...
December 06, 2011
Washington, DC – Ahead of President Barack Obama’s scheduled 11 a.m. announcement detailing a directive to protect LGBT rights across U.S. government agencies, Human Rights First President & CEO...
December 05, 2011
Geneva – Human Rights First today called on nations from all corners of the globe, United Nations agencies and other international bodies to step up efforts to address ongoing xenophobic and other...
November 29, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today criticized the U.S. Senate’s defeat of an amendment cosponsored by Senators Mark Udall (D-CO) and Jim Webb (D-VA) to strip troubling provisions from the...
November 29, 2011
Washington, DC – As the Senate prepares to consider an amendment cosponsored by Senators Mark Udall (D-CO) and Jim Webb (D-VA) to strip troubling provisions from the defense authorization bill,...
November 28, 2011
Washington, DC – Twenty-six of the nation’s most respected retired military leaders today urged U.S. Senators to carefully consider amendments to the defense authorization bill that would have...

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