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November 09, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino marked International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism and the 73rd anniversary of Kristallnacht during a State...
November 08, 2011
19 Military Leaders Urge Senators to Stand Strong Against Provisions Washington, DC – During this morning’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring testimony from Attorney General Eric Holder,...
November 02, 2011
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights first was heartened to hear of today’s conviction of Viktor Bout, which closes the chapter on one of the most notorious enablers of mass atrocities.  The verdict was...
November 02, 2011
Washington, DC – In testimony submitted today as the Senate Subcommittee on Global Women’s Issues holds a hearing to discuss challenges and opportunities for women in the wake of the Arab Spring,...
November 01, 2011
Washington, DC—Human Rights First today expressed relief at reports that Jaleela Al Salman, Vice President of the Bahraini Teachers Association, has been released from jail. On October 18, Al Salman...
October 31, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First today voiced concern about reports that the United States had long been transferring detainees captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan to the Afghan intelligence...
October 26, 2011
New York City – Today, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams will host Human Rights First’s star-studded Human Rights Awards dinner, honoring renowned Egyptian activist Basem Fathy and Pakistani...
October 24, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First urges the U.S. Department of State to continue to show solidarity with Syrian human rights defenders and members of the opposition even as its top diplomat and...
October 24, 2011
Washington, DC – Human Rights First welcomes today’s letter by members of the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary committees expressing opposition to controversial detainee provisions in the National...
October 21, 2011
Washington, DC – Today, in response to the Obama Administration’s announcement that U.S. troops will leave Iraq by the end of this year, Human Rights First’s Melina Milazzo issued the following...

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