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February 26, 2021
WASHINGTON – The Project on Middle East Democracy, Human Rights First, PEN America, and the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. government...
February 19, 2021
WASHINGTON -- Today, Human Rights First welcomed the news that the first asylum seekers stranded in Mexico under former President Trump’s cruel and illegal Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP),...
February 18, 2021
WASHINGTON --Today Human Rights First joined Congolese and international human rights and anti-corruption organizations in an open letter urging U.S. financial institutions to continue implementing...
February 09, 2021
WASHINGTON – As the Senate begins its trial of former President Trump for instigating the January 6 attack on democracy at the Capitol, it is important to recognize that no one in the United States...
February 04, 2021
WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden announced today an executive order that demonstrates that the United States is serious about addressing the global refugee crisis, climate-induced migration and...
February 03, 2021
Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First welcomes introduction in the U.S. Senate of S. 93, the ‘‘Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Reauthorization Act,” which would strengthen and...
February 02, 2021
Urgent Action Still Needed to Transit Vulnerable People to Safety in the U.S. WASHINGTON - Human Rights First welcomed President Biden’s executive orders and announcement of steps toward restoring...
February 02, 2021
Human Rights First's Senior Advisor for Human Rights Accountability Vladimir Kara-Murza released the following statement in response to the Russian government’s sentencing of anti-corruption...
February 02, 2021
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First today announced the addition of five new members to its board of directors:  Jay Carney, Sarah Cleveland, Benedict Morelli, Nazanin Rafsanjani, and Mara Frankel...
January 29, 2021
WASHINGTON - Today marks the second anniversary of the Trump administration’s so-called “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico,” which forced thousands of people...

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