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July 13, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today mourned the death of Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese patriot, poet, steadfast human rights defender, and winner of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Liu is the first Nobel...
July 07, 2017 Washington, D.C.—In advance of July 10th's expected verdict against leading Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab, Human Rights First today called on the U.S. Department of State to demand...
June 22, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First praised the introduction of House Resolution 394 Supporting International Academic Freedom and American Universities Abroad. The resolution comes as...
June 13, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today applauded bipartisan efforts in the Senate to provide congressional oversight over executive branch sanctions authority—including any efforts to...
June 13, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned the Hungarian parliament’s passage of a law that will stigmatize and severely restrict the ability of nongovernmental...
June 06, 2017 London—Human Rights First today released a new report on the intimidation of lawyers in Northern Ireland working on the so-called legacy cases related to the Northern Ireland...
June 06, 2017 Washington, D.C.—In response to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s speech today in Geneva, Human Rights First’s Rob Berschinski issued this statement: "Ambassador Haley made the...

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Report | July 11, 2018
Introduction Poland is soon approaching a point of no return concerning the independence of its judiciary. On July 3, more than 40 percent of the country’s 73 Supreme Court judges as of July 3 are...
Factsheet | July 10, 2018
Read More and Download On July 16, U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. According to White House officials,...
Report | June 09, 2018
Read More and Download Introduction Leaders of Hungarian civil society are appealing to the U.S. government to counter Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s accelerated assault on peaceful dissent, anti-...
Issue Brief | March 08, 2018
Download PDF On January 23, 2018, through the generous support of the Henry M. Jackson Foundation, Human Rights First hosted a public conference entitled, “Fake News, Free Speech, and Foreign...

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