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November 03, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to the ongoing human rights and humanitarian crisis in Burma, Human Rights First, in coalition with 58 human rights, labor rights, and religious organizations today...
November 01, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to President Trump’s remarks that he would consider sending Sayfullo Saipov, the accused perpetrator of yesterday’s attack in New York, to Guantanamo Bay, Human Rights...
October 31, 2017
Washington, D.C.— Human Rights First today expressed concern over an announced policy change by U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) that will affect individuals applying for permanent...
October 31, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today praises the swift, bipartisan passage of Senate Resolution 211, a condemnation of the detention, torture, and murders of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya....
October 30, 2017
Washington, D.C.—As Congress considers a war authorization for military force following the deaths of U.S. service members in Niger, Human Rights First urges representatives to only...
October 26, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned proposed Egyptian legislation that would criminalize same-sex relations and public support of LGBT people. The bill, introduced yesterday, would...
October 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First said today that new onerous, unnecessary additions to already stringent refugee vetting procedures unveiled by the Trump Administration are an attempt to dismantle...
October 24, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm following a recent wave of attacks and crackdowns on the LGBT community in Eastern Europe and Central Asia including the apparent...
October 24, 2017
Washington, D.C.— As the Senate considers the nomination of Kevin McAleenan for commissioner of Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), Human Rights First urges members of the Senate...
October 18, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over reports that Tajik authorities have created a registry of gay and lesbian citizens and called on...

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