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December 18, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Following the release of President Trump’s National Security Strategy, Human Rights First’s Jennifer Quigley issued the following statement: “President Trump’s ominous speech...
December 18, 2017
New York City—To mark International Migrant Day, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer released the following statement: "The Trump Administration—since day one—has pushed policies that trample on...
December 15, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the State Department to pressure Polish President Andrzej Duda to veto newly-passed legislation that would threaten judicial independence and undermine...
December 11, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Following the death of Brigadier General James Cullen, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino issued the following statement: “General Cullen embodied the best...
December 10, 2017
Kyiv, Ukraine—Human Rights First today released a new report documenting how recent attacks on anti-corruption activists, corruption in government, and media restrictions threaten reform in Ukraine....
December 10, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Today as the world commemorates Human Rights Day, President and CEO Elisa Massimino released the following statement:  “Respect for human dignity and individual rights is ‘...
December 07, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today said that Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement on the immigration court system threaten due process and fairness in the asylum system....
December 04, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s decision by the Supreme Court to allow the Trump Administration to implement its executive order banning immigrants from six majority-Muslim countries, Human...
December 03, 2017
New York City-- In response to reports that the Trump Administration has withdrawn the United States from the United Nations Global Compact on Migration, Human Rights First's Eleanor Acer issued the...
November 29, 2017
New York City—In response to President Trump retweeting three unverified videos allegedly portraying Muslims involved in acts of violence from a known source of extremist content,...

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