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February 22, 2022
WASHINGTON D.C. – In response to the Russian government’s decision to recognize two regions of Ukraine as independent states, Human Rights First condemned Russia’s dangerous actions as a deepening...
February 18, 2022
WASHINGTON — Today, the Supreme Court granted the Biden administration’s request for expedited review of a lower court decision forcing it to reimplement the deadly Remain in Mexico policy (absurdly...
February 17, 2022
Washington D.C. — In light of the ongoing humanitarian crisis and armed conflicts in Cameroon, Human Rights First urges President Biden and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro...
February 14, 2022
Washington, D.C.—Today, on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the takeover of Afghanistan by the Taliban, a group of military veterans and Afghan allies called on Congress to take immediate...
February 09, 2022
WASHINGTON - Yesterday, Axios reported that the Biden administration is planning an expanded home confinement and curfew pilot program for immigrants seeking asylum or other protection...
February 04, 2022
WASHINGTON – More than a year after President Biden’s Executive Order directing steps to restore asylum at the United States border, CBS News reports that the Centers for Disease Control and...
January 25, 2022
WASHINGTON – At its quarterly board meeting last week, Human Rights First elected Alencia Johnson to its board of directors.  “Alencia brings to our board of directors a deep experience in...
January 11, 2022
WASHINGTON -- Today, on the 20th anniversary of the first detainees arriving at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, Human Rights First reiterates its call to end military commissions and close the...
January 06, 2022
Human Rights First salutes democracy’s champions, opposes those who undermine it WASHINGTON -- Human Rights First acknowledged the one-year anniversary of the insurrection at the United States...
December 27, 2021
WASHINGTON – As the world mourns the passing of human rights icon and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Human Rights First memorialized Tutu’s legacy of advocacy around human rights...

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