On human rights, the United States must be a beacon. America is strongest when our policies and actions match our values.More
Home / Topics / Human Rights Defenders

Latest News and Press Releases

November 20, 2012 This time last year I was in Bahrain, invited by the government to witness the publication of the report commissioned by the King of Bahrain into human rights violations earlier in 2011. There we sat...
September 24, 2012 Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges....
September 19, 2012 Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges. Photo of...
September 07, 2012 Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges....
September 07, 2012 By Jihan Kazerooni Bahrain Center for Human Rights My name is Jihan Kazerooni and I am a human rights defender. This is my story. What I saw on March 13, 2011 changed my life forever....
September 07, 2012 Human Rights First is running a series of profiles on human rights defenders we work with in various countries. These profiles help to explain their work, motivations, and challenges....

Pages

Related Event

May 5, 2017

Human Rights First and the Open Society Policy Center, in partnership with the Elliott School of International Affairs at the George Washington University, are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on threats to academic freedom in Hungary and the fate of American institutions abroad.

Resources

Issue Brief | October 12, 2018
In April 2018, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his nationalist Fidesz party won a two-thirds majority in the Hungarian parliament after garnering roughly 50 percent of the popular vote. The election...
Report | September 20, 2018
This report is offered jointly by Human Rights First and the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies. Civil society leaders in Egypt are urging the U.S. government to continue to condition and...
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,...

Our Experts