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September 24, 2013 Washington, DC – Following today’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing for nominees Tom Malinowski, Keith Harper, Crystal Nix-Hines and Pamela Hamamoto, Human Rights First praised...
September 24, 2013 This afternoon, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold its confirmation hearing for Assistant Secretary of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor nominee Tom Malinowski. The hearing is likely to...
September 23, 2013 New York City – Following today’s High Level Event on Supporting Civil Society hosted by President Barack Obama, Human Rights First President and CEO Elisa Massimino, who attended the event,...
September 11, 2013 Once again the Bahraini media has proven that it plays fast and loose with the truth in its reporting of the regime’s meetings with foreign diplomats. An article in today’s English-language Gulf...
September 09, 2013 On September 7, 2004 Munir Said Thalib, one of Indonesia's most important activists and the 2006 recipient of our Human Rights First Award, was traveling from Jakarta to Amsterdam, where he...
September 06, 2013 St. Petersburg, Russia – President Obama and five Russian civil society leaders met today to discuss Russia’s crackdown on dissent, including the newly passed anti-“propaganda” laws targeting...
September 05, 2013 Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:45am - 2:00pm Welcoming Remarks and Panel Discussion I: Defending the Freedom of Association Video streaming by Ustream Welcome Remarks Mr. David J....

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Letter | June 27, 2022
Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders for a Report on Human Rights Defenders...
Factsheet | March 22, 2022
Human Rights First and Freedom House produced a fact sheet to explain how Global Magnitsky sanctions have helped protect international religious freedom – because the Trump administration's...
Factsheet | March 22, 2022
Human Rights First and Freedom House produced this fact sheet to explain how the “serious human rights abuse” standard has allowed the Global Magnitsky sanctions program to be an effective but...
Talking Points | March 01, 2022
What are sanctions, and why are they being used or proposed in this crisis?  The word “sanctions” broadly describes a range of coercive measures usually aimed at changing behavior, either by...