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March 26, 2021
NEW YORK -- Human Rights First welcomed today’s reintroduction of the Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act by Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) and Adam Smith (D-WA), and Senator Cory Booker (D-...
March 24, 2021
Mike Breen testified before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on the effectiveness of sanctions on curbing global human rights abuse WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Human Rights First President...
March 22, 2021
WASHINGTON – Scott Johnston, associate attorney for human rights accountability at Human Rights First responded to news that the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union have...
March 22, 2021
WASHINGTON – Scott Johnston, associate attorney for human rights accountability at Human Rights First responded to news that the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union have...
March 13, 2021
Vladimir Kara-Murza arrested Saturday during independent political forum WASHINGTON – Human Rights First’s President and CEO Michael Breen released this statement after today’s arrest in Moscow...
March 12, 2021
WASHINGTON -- After four years leading Human Rights First’s effort to advance a U.S. foreign policy rooted in a commitment to human rights, Senior Vice President of Policy Rob Berschinski will join...
March 09, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First welcomes the decision by the U.S. Treasury and State Departments to revoke the sanctions license that was issued to Dan Gertler in the final days of the Trump...
March 05, 2021
NEW YORK -- Human Rights First welcomed President Biden’s decision to repeal the 2001 and 2002 Authorizations for Use of Military Force (AUMF), and urged the president and Congress to act swiftly to...
March 04, 2021
NEW YORK -- Human Rights First welcomed interim national security strategic guidance released today by the Biden administration signaling its commitment to end America’s “forever wars” that have cost...
March 02, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First welcomes announcements today from both the European Union and the United States government of sanctions against multiple Russian government...

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