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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...
June 23, 2019
New York City—In response to the Trump Administration’s mistreatment of refugee children at the southern border, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the following statement: The Trump...
June 20, 2019
  New York City—In honor of World Refugee Day, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer released the following statement: As we celebrate the bravery and resilience of refugees around the world,...
June 19, 2019
New York City—In honor of World Refugee Day Human Rights First today announced that Sanja Partalo, Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Digital Development at marketing giant WPP, has...
June 19, 2019
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s release of findings from of an international investigation into the killing of Saudi dissident, American resident, and Washington Post columnist...
June 17, 2019
New York City—Human Rights First today, in partnership with more than a dozen refugee and regional human rights organizations, released a new blueprint offering concrete ...
June 14, 2019
New York City—In response to reports that the Trump Administration is attempting to get the government of Guatemala to adopt a safe third country agreement or similar arrangement to accept refugees...
June 12, 2019
Washington, D.C. -- Human Rights First today condemned a decision by the Trump Administration to hold 1,400 migrant children at Fort Sill, an Army base once used as an internment camp for...
June 12, 2019
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today welcomed provisions in the House of Representatives’ defense bill (The National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA) that bolster national security and uphold...
June 11, 2019
New York City—In in response to the hung jury in the case of human rights defender Scott Warren in Arizona, Human Rights First's Senior Advisor on Human Rights Defenders Brian Dooley issued the...
June 08, 2019
New York City—In response to the deal reached today between the United States and Mexico in order to avoid tariffs threatened by President Trump, Human Rights First’s Eleanor Acer issued the...

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