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April 19, 2019 This weekend, Egyptians will vote on a controversial referendum to amend the country’s constitution to prolong President Abdel Al Fattah Sisi's tenure in office. The vote will extend Sisi’s...
April 17, 2019 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today congratulated Radhya al-Mutawakel, last year’s winner of the organization’s Roger N. Baldwin Medal of Liberty, on her selection as one of TIME Magazine’s...
April 11, 2019 On Tuesday, a bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation to sanction all senior Turkish officials responsible for the wrongful detentions of U.S. citizens. The legislation would bar the...
April 05, 2019 Washington, D.C.—Ahead of next week’s White House visit by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Human Rights First today called on the Trump Administration to raise Egypt’s dismal human rights...
March 29, 2019 Washington, D.C.—On March 28, a group of 40 human rights, democracy, and anti-corruption organizations and experts led by Human Rights First and Freedom House...
March 27, 2019 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will testify twice today in the House of Representatives to justify President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget plan and answer questions from lawmakers. In the morning...
March 13, 2019 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First welcomed release of the State Department’s 2018 Human Rights Reports today, while noting that the internationally recognized rights monitored within the reports...

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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...