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Systemic Injustice

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November 24, 2021 WASHINGTON D.C. -- Human Rights First and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights expressed concern regarding the Biden Administration’s November 18 decision to terminate the targeted U.S. sanctions program...
November 19, 2021 WASHINGTON D.C. -- With news about today’s verdict in the killing of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, as well as the shooting of Gaige Grosskreutz during racial justice protests in Kenosha, WI,...
June 18, 2021 NEW YORK -- Today marks Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Human Rights First joins Americans across the country in celebrating Juneteenth and applauding U.S....
May 26, 2021 Last week, Human Rights First received a response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that made one thing clear: blocking refugees...
May 25, 2021 NEW YORK – The murder of George Floyd a year ago was not a unique event, but it was a catalyst for some qualified progress on issues of diversity, accountability, and human rights. Profound systemic...

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Resources

Letter | August 13, 2021
Dear President Biden, Secretary Mayorkas, Ambassador Rice, and Advisor Sullivan:  We, the 95 undersigned organizations, write to express our profound disappointment at Secretary Mayorkas...