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March 11, 2014 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today called upon President Barack Obama to urge the government of Saudi Arabia to cooperate with the United States in actions to ease regional conflicts and...
February 21, 2014 Three years after the fall of President Hosni Mubarak, Egypt remains in turmoil.   Since the new government took power when the elected civilian government of President Morsi was ousted in...
February 18, 2014 This is a cross post from the Huffington Post: After watching authoritarian regimes in the Arab region crumble over the last few years, often leaving terrible problems and great instability in...
February 07, 2014 By Molly Hofsommer and Mai El-Sadany After a three-month absence, Egyptian satirist and columnist Bassem Youssef returned to the air today, charming his audience with yet another satirical...
February 07, 2014 Egypt’s Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi traveled to Saudi Arabia this week and on Wednesday assured the defense minister, Crown Prince Salman bin Abdel-Aziz, that Egypt was enjoying “growing stability...
February 04, 2014 This is a cross-post from The Huffington Post. Jeremy Hodge, a 25-year old-American from Los Angeles was, until a few weeks ago, working as a translator in Cairo. Everything changed on the...
February 02, 2014 Washington, D.C. – The Working Group on Egypt today sent a letter to President Barack Obama urging him to suspend aid to Egypt until it makes strides in its transition to...

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January 1, 2016

On the fifth anniversary of the mass Tahrir Square protests against Egypt's former President Mubarak that led to his resignation and unleashed a period of continuing political instability, Human Rights First will release a new blueprint on how Congress and the Obama Administration should address the persistent human rights crisis in Egypt.

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