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October 05, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to urge Polish President Andrzej Duda to veto legislation that would severely restrict the ability...
October 03, 2017
New York City—Human Rights First expressed concern over today’s passage of a controversial counterterrorism bill by the French National Assembly. The legislation enshrines into law...
October 03, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today expressed alarm over reports that Azerbaijani authorities have detained and tortured dozens of gay and transgender people and called on...
September 29, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to the Trump Administration’s memorandum today officially capping the refugee admissions goal for fiscal year 2018 at an all-time low of 45,000, Human Rights First’s...
September 29, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a report that finds that in the eight months since President Trump signed his January 25 executive order calling for increased immigration detention...
September 27, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration for setting the refugee admissions goal at an all-time low number for fiscal year 2018. After...
September 25, 2017
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s decision by the Supreme Court to cancel oral arguments on President Trump’s travel ban, Human Rights First’s Hardy Vieux issued the following statement:...
September 25, 2017
New York City – Human Rights First announced today it will honor Friar Tomás Gonzáles, founder of La 72, with its 2017 Human Rights First Award. Friar Tomás is being recognized for his...
September 19, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First said that today’s release by the International Labor Organization (ILO) and Walk Free Foundation, in partnership with the International Organization for Migration...
September 19, 2017
Washington, D.C.—Yesterday Human Rights First and its project Veterans for American Ideals, along with No One Left Behind and Vietnam Veterans of America, filed an amicus curiae brief with the ...

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