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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...
July 08, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to Secretary Pompeo’s announcement that he is launching a Commission on Unalienable Rights at the State Department, Human Rights First’s Rob Berschinski, who was formerly...
July 04, 2019
New York City—In celebration of Independence Day, Human Rights First released the following statement: Today we celebrate the freedom of our country: freedom from tyranny, freedom to worship and...
July 02, 2019
New York City—In response to the release of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) report on dangerous overcrowding and prolonged detention in Rio Grande...
June 27, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the House of Representatives will vote on the Senate’s version of a supplemental funding bill that includes money for the humanitarian crisis at the...
June 27, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to reports that the Trump Administration plans to roll back a program that would protect military spouses of active-duty troops from deportation, Human Rights First’s...
June 25, 2019
New York City—In response to reports that Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner John Sanders will step down, Human Rights First’s Jennifer Quigley released the following statement:...
June 23, 2019
New York City—In response to the Trump Administration’s mistreatment of refugee children at the southern border, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the following statement: The Trump...
June 20, 2019
  New York City—In honor of World Refugee Day, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer released the following statement: As we celebrate the bravery and resilience of refugees around the world,...
June 19, 2019
New York City—In honor of World Refugee Day Human Rights First today announced that Sanja Partalo, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Digital Development at marketing giant WPP, has...
June 19, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s release of findings from of an international investigation into the killing of Saudi dissident, American resident, and Washington Post columnist...

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