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Featured Press Release | September 06, 2018
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today announced that its board of directors has chosen Michael Breen as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer. Breen, who...
November 21, 2019
Human Rights First Heralds Legislation to Restore American Leadership to Refugee Protection Legislation will overhaul the American refugee system to reassert humane U.S. leadership on refugee...
November 21, 2019
Human Rights First Publishes Running Database of Attacks on Asylum Seekers Under MPP Human rights organizations partner to track kidnappings, assaults on asylum seekers forced to return to danger in...
November 21, 2019
Human Rights First Publishes Running Database of Attacks on Asylum Seekers Under MPP Human rights organizations partner to track kidnappings, assaults on asylum seekers forced to return to danger in...
November 19, 2019
Human Rights First on Senate Passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act WASHINGTON - Human Rights First welcomes the Senate’s passage of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act...
November 18, 2019
WASHINGTON — Human Rights First (HRF) Refugee Protection Director Eleanor Acer released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s new interim...
November 15, 2019
WASHINGTON – The continuing prosecution of Scott Warren in Arizona in a new trial is a classic case of judicial harassment against a human rights defender, said Human Rights First today. Warren's...
November 15, 2019
In response to President Trump’s announcement that he would pardon three service members accused or convicted of war crimes, General Charles C. Krulak, former commandant of the Marine Corps and...
November 13, 2019
WASHINGTON – Human Rights First’s senior director for refugee protection, Eleanor Acer, made the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s new proposed rule, out today, which...
November 12, 2019
WASHINGTON – Melissa Hooper, Director of Foreign Policy Advocacy at Human Rights First, will testify before the House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the...
October 25, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, October 25, 2019 MEDIA CONTACT Meredith MacKenzie, [email protected], (202) 412-4270 Human Rights First Statement on Day of Action Against Anti-Semitism...

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