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December 15, 2020 Albert Ho’s law firm in Hong Kong is exactly what you’d expect. Halfway up a skyscraper, it’s noisy and busy and a little chaotic, full of young, enthusiastic lawyers confronting a mountain of cases...
December 04, 2020 Even to seasoned watchers of the United Kingdom government’s policy on Northern Ireland, the announcement on Monday that there would be no public inquiry into the 1989 murder of human rights lawyer...
December 03, 2020 Hong Kong lawyer and advocate has been a leading figure in the pro-democracy movement Washington, D.C. – Human Rights First announced today that it will award the 2020 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of...
October 06, 2020 The annual award will honor ALQST for their work exposing human rights abuses by the Saudi regime NEW YORK — Human Rights First today announced that it will present Saudi human rights organization...
August 18, 2020 WASHINGTON - Threats and intimidation aimed at prominent human rights defender and Nobel laureate Dr. Denis Mukwege in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) should immediately stop, and he ...
July 06, 2020 WASHINGTON — Tech companies should follow the lead of Telegram, Facebook and WhatsApp in refusing to comply with requests for user data to Hong Kong authorities, Human Rights First said today. The...
June 30, 2020 WASHINGTON - The new national security law imposed on Hong Kong today by the Chinese government will likely be devastating to human rights in Hong Kong, and the United States government should react...

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| August 20, 2021
Resources for Afghans Submit a referral to Project: Afghan Legal Assistance (PALA). Please input information for any Afghan person seeking legal assistance in the United States. Submit a PALA...
Factsheet | August 17, 2021
Evading the Misuse of Biometric Data We understand that the Taliban is now likely to have access to various biometric databases and equipment in Afghanistan, including some left behind by...
Factsheet | August 16, 2021
We understand that the Taliban is now likely to have access to various biometric databases and equipment in Afghanistan, including some left behind by coalition military forces. This technology is...
| March 08, 2021
Are you a human rights defender with a problem that might demand a high-technology solution? Send us a note and let’s start a discussion about a potential collaboration. Digital surveillance and...