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July 26, 2013 Regrettably, Tom Friedman’s policy advice on Egypt ("Egypt's Three Revolutions") is simply counseling the Obama administration to continue making the same mistakes that have bedeviled U.S. policy...
July 18, 2013 Though former CIA acting-director John McLaughlin’s recent piece for CNN accurately captures al Qaeda’s degraded global capacity to coordinate operations, his conclusion – that the United...
July 15, 2013 Washington, D.C. – While he is in Egypt this week, Deputy Secretary of State William Burns rightly began to outline to the new Egyptian government and to the Egyptian people key U.S. government...
July 09, 2013 Washington, D.C. – As Egypt’s interim leaders announce their plan to elect a new president and parliament within the next six months, Human Rights First has detailed six levers the United States...
July 03, 2013 Washington, DC – Following today’s military intervention in Egypt and the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s new leadership has a responsibility to prioritize human rights and respect for the...
July 02, 2013 This is a cross post from The Huffington Post. Startling events unfolded this week in Egypt. First, millions of protesters took to the streets to voice their opposition to Islamist president...
June 12, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First applauds Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MI) for re-introducing his bill to limit assistance to provide tear gas and other riot control items to Middle Eastern...

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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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