Wednesday, February 8, 2017 – 4:22pmNew Draft Executive Order: Bad on Guantanamo, Silent on TortureHeather BrandonThis morning the New York Times released a draft executive order from the Trump AdministrationRead more
Washington, D.C.—Human Rights First today condemned an executive order signed by President Trump that appears aimed at blocking access to asylum for refugees at the border and would lead more asylum seekers to be held in U.S. immigration detention for months or longer.
Monday, December 19, 2016 – 3:29pmNew Report Shows Syrians Thriving in AmericaBy Joe JenkinsRead more
Thursday, December 22, 2016 – 4:43pmHate Speech Online: 2016 In ReviewSusan CorkeErika Asgeirsson
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 – 2:37pmEquality Prevails at the United NationsMariel Perez-SantiagoIn a victory for the human rights movement, and for the integrity of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the United Nations General Assembly rejected …Read more
Thursday, December 22, 2016 – 3:49pmA Gift Free from Forced LaborMeggie WeilerThis time of year many people are out searching for the perfect gifts for family, friends, and sometimes even the dog.Read more
Human Rights First applauded the inclusion of Section 1298 in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2017 (S.2943), which authorizes $250 million over[…]Read more