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May 18, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First applauds Representatives Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Keith Ellison (D-MN), and Kay Granger (R-TX) for their leadership to end an inappropriate business relationship...
May 17, 2012
Washington, DC – In testimony on Capitol Hill, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley today called on the U.S. State Department to issue a clear and consistent set of guidelines for embassy engagement...
May 17, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First welcomes today’s release from the U.S. Department of Justice of a final rule to govern standards that protect prisoners from sexual abuse. The new standards are...
May 17, 2012
Washington, DC – In response to comments from members of Congress suggesting that the Smith-Amash Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for the 2013 Fiscal Year would give suspected...
May 16, 2012
As Egypt pieces itself back together after last year’s revolution, women’s rights are taking a back seat. Some examples: One of the new female members of parliament, Azza al-Garf, is being taken to...
May 16, 2012
Washington, DC – Just shy of 17 years since the 1995 bloody massacre in Srebrenica, the announcement of charges - including war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity - levied against former...
May 16, 2012
Washington, DC – Twenty-seven of the nation’s most respected retired generals and admirals urged Members of Congress to support the Smith-Amash Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (...
May 15, 2012
New York City – Human Rights First called on Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to address concerns about the distribution of anti-Muslim materials for U.S. military training...
May 11, 2012
Washington, DC – Human Rights First says today’s news that the U.S. government plans to proceed with a large, multi-million dollar arms sale to Bahrain despite the regime’s ongoing crackdown on human...
May 11, 2012
Last week the Federal Bar Council presented Judge Robert A. Katzmann with its Learned Hand Award.  In accepting this prestigious award, Judge Katzmann used the opportunity to reiterate his call to...

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