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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 17, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s confirmation of Gina Haspel as CIA director, General Charles C. Krulak (ret.), former commandant of the Marine Corps, issued the following statement: “As...
May 17, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Trump Administration’s attempts to violate U.S. refugee protection commitments and law by pushing Mexican officials to agree to designate the...
May 16, 2018
Washington, D.C—To commemorate Ramadan Vets for American Ideals and MuslimMarine.org today launched the “29 for 29 Ramadan Initiative,” a project bringing 29 U.S. military...
May 16, 2018
Washington, D.C.—In testimony today before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Human Rights First’s Rita Siemion urged senators to only enact a new authorization for use of military...
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...

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