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July 13, 2017 Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today released a new issue brief documenting the Hungarian government’s ongoing actions to stifle civil society and deepen ties to Russia. "How the U.S....
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...

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Letter | December 05, 2018
Download letter December 05, 2018   OPEN LETTER FROM NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN SUPPORT OF A TARGETED, GLOBAL EU HUMAN RIGHTS SANCTIONS REGIME Dear Ministers of Foreign...
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...

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