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June 04, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Secretary of State John Kerry’s response to this morning’s guilty verdicts against international and Egyptian nongovernmental organizations misses the mark, says Human Rights...
June 04, 2013 Washington, DC — Human Rights First is disturbed by the convictions of Egyptian and international employees of non-governmental organizations charged with  “operating local offices of...
May 31, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First today urged the Egyptian court to drop all charges against video blogger Ahmed Anwar, who is due to appear at a legal hearing tomorrow in Tanta. Anwar is being...
May 24, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Egyptian journalists, bloggers, and others who criticize President Morsi and his government today face an increased likelihood of being investigated and harassed for...
April 30, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Today, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, Human Rights First urges him to raise concerns about proposed bills that will...
April 16, 2013 Washington, D.C. – As fears grow about proposed bills that will further repress civil society in Egypt, the United States government should publicly condemn the new legislation and make clear...
April 08, 2013 New York City - Human Rights First today called on Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to immediately establish a public inquiry into incidents of sectarian violence that have occurred in recent...

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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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