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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...
April 20, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today welcomed reports that the State Department will invest $28 million in grant funding to help internet activists around the world, calling the move an...
April 19, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is urging Secretary of the Army John McHugh to release a declassified copy of the investigation into command responsibility for the alleged murders of Afghan...
April 18, 2011
Washington, DC – As Bahraini Minister for Finance Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohamed Al-Khalifa visits Washington, DC this week on the heels of escalating violence against civil society in Bahrain, Human...
April 13, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is disappointed that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton failed to use her speech at the U.S.-Islamic Forum last night to condemn the human rights crackdown in...
April 13, 2011
Washington, DC – Today as the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations holds a hearing on “Guantanamo Transfer Policy and Recidivism,” Human Rights First is calling on...
April 12, 2011
Washington, DC – The Egyptian military authorities have displayed such an alarming disregard for human rights over the last few days that the U.S. should reassess its support for the army, said Human...
April 11, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is gravely concerned at the latest brutal crackdown on Human Rights Defenders in Bahrain and urges National Security Advisor Tom Donilon to speak out against the...
April 08, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today noted that the State Department’s Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2010, expected to be released later today, come at a time when human rights...
April 07, 2011
Washington, DC –Nineteen of the nation’s most respected retired military leaders today criticized the Obama Administration’s “abdication of leadership” in its resolve to try alleged 9/11 mastermind...
April 04, 2011
Washington, DC – On the same day that President Obama announced his re-election campaign, his administration will reportedly cave on a key promise of the last election cycle and what used to be one...

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