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May 01, 2013 Washington, D.C. – This week as President Obama travels to Mexico, Human Rights First urges him to raise concerns about the ongoing violence against journalists there and the failure of the...
April 30, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Today the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) issued its annual report on abuses to religious freedom worldwide and issued a damaging judgment of...
April 30, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Today, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr, Human Rights First urges him to raise concerns about proposed bills that will...
April 29, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Today, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Foreign Minister of Bahrain Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al Khalifa, Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley issued the following...
April 26, 2013 Chinaaid, via European Pressphoto Agency One year ago this week, blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng made his dramatic escape from his house arrest in Shandong, China—travelling 300 miles...
April 24, 2013 Geneva – The Martin Ennals Jury today announced the three final nominees for the 2013 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders (MEA). The award is the most important given by the...
April 22, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Prominent Bahraini human rights defender Nabeel Rajab should be given immediate access to the medical attention he requires, said Human Rights First today. Rajab, President of...

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Report | September 19, 2019
Download Report Hong Kong’s Fight for the Rule of Law Introduction Human rights lawyers and other civil society leaders in Hong Kong are urging members of Congress to pass the Hong Kong...
Letter | July 22, 2019
Read and Download The Honorable Michael Pompeo Secretary of State U.S. Department of State Washington, D.C. 20520   Dear Secretary Pompeo: We, the undersigned U.S. foreign...
Factsheet | July 10, 2019
Download Accountability for Khashoggi’s Murder is a Must On October 2, 2018, a team of Saudi government agents murdered Washington Post columnist and Virginia resident Jamal Khashoggi after...
Letter | July 02, 2019
Download Letter July 2, 2019 Dear Chairman McGovern and Ranking Member Cole, We, the undersigned organizations dedicated to the promotion and protection of universal human rights, write to...

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