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June 09, 2020 We the undersigned state the following: President Trump has threatened to deploy active-duty military to try to quell the nationwide unrest sparked by the police’s killing of George Floyd. As...
May 31, 2020 Rights Protection Must Be at the Center of Government Response to Protests WASHINGTON - In response to news that Customs and Border Patrol is “deploying officers, agents and aviation assets...
May 27, 2020 It’s big and it’s biased. The new study by Hong Kong’s Independent Police Complaints Council (IPCC) into police behaviour since the mass protests began a year ago is finally out. At over 1,000...
May 27, 2020 WASHINGTON - President Trump should immediately sanction officials in Beijing and Hong Kong who have abused human rights, and should work with allies and like-minded governments to do the same,...
May 18, 2020 WASHINGTON - Human Rights First today announced that nominations are now open for the 2020 Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty Award. Nominations for the 2020 award are due by June...
May 15, 2020 WASHINGTON - The May 18 trial of 15 veteran pro-democracy activists arrested in Hong Kong in April should be canceled, and charges against the defendants dropped, said Human Rights First today. “...
May 12, 2020 WASHINGTON - Human Rights First is proud to announce that Brian Dooley, who works for the organization as a senior advisor on human rights movements and the risk of persecution and reprisal they face...

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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...