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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...
November 12, 2019
WASHINGTON – Melissa Hooper, Director of Foreign Policy Advocacy at Human Rights First, will testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the...
October 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 25, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Meredith MacKenzie, [email protected], (202) 412-4270 Human Rights First Statement on Day of Action Against Anti-Semitism...
October 13, 2019
According to local sources, men in civilian clothes abducted Egyptian Human Rights Defender Esraa Abdel Fattah from her car in Cairo on the night of October 12. The U.S. government should publicly...
September 30, 2019
New York City—Human Rights First today called for the Hong Kong authorities to respect the rights to peaceful association, assembly, and expression ahead of major protests anticipated tomorrow....
September 30, 2019
New York City— One year ago Wednesday, Saudi Arabian officials lured Saudi dissident, Virginia resident, and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi out of the United States,...
September 24, 2019
New York City—In response to President Donald Trump’s speech at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Human Rights First’s Senior Vice President for Policy Rob Berschinski...
September 20, 2019
New York City—In response to reports that the United States and El Salvador entering into a “safe third country” or similar “asylum cooperation” agreement in the coming days...
September 19, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a new report outlining what the U.S. government and other American actors should do in response to the unrest in Hong Kong....
September 11, 2019
  New York City—In response to reports that the Trump Administration is blocking public access to potential pro bono lawyers and independent observers, which include...
September 11, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Today Human Rights First issued the following statement marking the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, that resulted in the deaths of nearly three...

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