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March 14, 2013 Charles Krauthammer this week grudgingly came out in support of continuing U.S. financial aid, despite the many disconcerting human rights developments in President Morsi’s Egypt.  However, he...
March 05, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today said that positive statements from Secretary of State John Kerry during his visit to Egypt over the weekend will not be sufficient to overcome...
February 22, 2013 New York City – Next week, Secretary of State John Kerry makes his first trip to Egypt since assuming his new post.  Human Rights First says the trip offers Secretary Kerry an opportunity...
February 20, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First praised Secretary of State John Kerry for his University of Virginia remarks making the case that the United States must invest in promoting universal values...
February 13, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First praises President Obama for using his State of the Union address to reaffirm that in its policies towards countries in transition from authoritarianism in...
February 11, 2013 Washington, DC – As President Obama prepares to deliver the State of the Union address, Human Rights First urges him to recommit to the promise of equality and fundamental rights he articulated...
February 10, 2013 Washington, DC – Human Rights First today said that a Cairo court ruling this weekend to block YouTube for 30 days in punishment for the webpage’s showing of an offensive anti-Muslim video that...

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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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