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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...
January 15, 2020
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union, National Immigrant Justice Center, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, and Human Rights First filed a federal lawsuit today challenging...
January 10, 2020
WASHINGTON – The Trump Administration Thursday reported that it is finalizing a plan to send people seeking asylum in the United States to Honduras as part of a so-called “safe third country”...
January 07, 2020
WASHINGTON - In the wake of a strike killing Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general responsible for killing civilians and numerous other crimes, Human Rights First expressed serious...
December 30, 2019
Human Rights First’s Senior Advisor for Combatting Antisemitism, ­­­Ira Forman, issued the following statement in the aftermath of the deadly attack on a rabbi's home in Monsey, N.Y. this weekend...
December 11, 2019
In response to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees’ release of the final, conference-negotiated defense bill (National Defense Authorization Act for the 2020 Fiscal Year, or “NDAA”), Human...
December 10, 2019
WASHINGTON - Michael Breen, the president and CEO of Human Rights First made the following statement in recognition of Human Rights Day and the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal...
December 05, 2019
Human Rights First Releases New Report on Escalating Human Rights Abuses Against Asylum Seekers Returned to Mexico by the Trump Administration  Forced returns continue under “Remain in Mexico...
November 28, 2019
Human Rights First Welcomes Passage of Two Pro-democracy Bills on Hong Kong WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed into law two pro-democracy bills created to support human...
November 26, 2019
For Immediate Release: November 26, 2019 Contact: Chloé Bitton, Communications Manager, Martin Ennals Foundation [email protected] Human Rights First Lauds Three Exceptional Women...
November 21, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 21, 2019 Mona Sutphen and Michael Rozen to Serve as Board Chairs of Human Rights First As international human rights organization transitions leadership,...

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