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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 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...
February 03, 2011
Washington, DC – In response to news reports that scores of journalists and human rights activists are being hunted down and have been detained by the Egyptian authorities, Human Rights First’s Neil...
February 03, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First is pressing telecommunications companies and Internet providers operating in Egypt to share details about the circumstances in which the past week’s service...
February 02, 2011
Washington, DC – As Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak addressed the Egyptian people yesterday, he told them that they had to choose between “chaos and stability.” – a false choice that Human Rights...
February 02, 2011
Washington, DC --i Tonight, President Obama called for a peaceful transition of power in Egypt, one that incorporates input from across the political spectrum and reflects support for the fundamental...
February 01, 2011
Washington, DC – As protests and cries for reform intensify in Egypt, Human Rights First International Policy Advisor Neil Hicks will offer commentary and discuss the organization’s policy...
February 01, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, Human Rights First in coalition with 50 other civil rights and human rights organizations urged Congressional leadership to object to divisive hearings that House Homeland...
February 01, 2011
Washington, DC –Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has announced that he will not be a candidate for the Presidency in elections scheduled for September or October, but that he will remain in office to...

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