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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...
May 15, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to a letter sent by CIA Director Nominee Gina Haspel to Senate intelligence committee vice chair Senator Mark Warner, General Charles C. Krulak, former commandant of the...
May 10, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Following inconsistencies between public reporting and Gina Haspel’s testimony before the Senate intelligence committee, Human Rights First today called on the Department of Justice...
May 09, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Following Senator McCain’s decision to oppose Gina Haspel for CIA Director, General Charles C. Krulak, former commandant of the Marine Corps, issued the following statement: “I...
May 09, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged members of the Senate intelligence committee to reject the nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA director in light of her refusal to acknowledge the...
May 09, 2018
Washington, D.C.—One hundred and fifteen retired and former career and non-career U.S. ambassadors, who served under both Republican and Democratic administrations, today sent a letter...
May 04, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned a recent announcement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) declaring that it will no longer exempt classes or groups of...
May 03, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today urged the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to release on parole persecuted Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto and to stipulate that his case...
May 02, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First praised today’s announcement that the Trump Administration has transferred Guantanamo detainee Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed Haza al Darbi to Saudi Arabia, but...
May 02, 2018
Washington D.C.—Today Human Rights First expressed disappointment with the Trump Administration for failing to meet its deadline for submission of two reports on civilian casualties, both of which...
April 30, 2018
San Ysidro, California—More than a day after members of the refugee caravan patiently gathered at the San Ysidro port of entry, the Trump Administration has finally begun to process requests for...

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