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Human Rights First is an independent advocacy and action organization that challenges America to live up to its ideals.

    Berks County, Pennsylvania Press Call

    Berks County, Pennsylvania Press Call

    Berks County, Pennsylvania Press Call by Human Rights First

    • 35 min
    Ashley Kaper on KPFT

    Ashley Kaper on KPFT

    Human Rights First’s Ashley Kaper Talks Refugee Representation on Houston Radio Show

    • 9 min
    One Year After the Southern Border Crisis

    One Year After the Southern Border Crisis

    Below is a transcript of the August 5 media telebriefing featuring: Vanessa Allyn, Managing Attorney, Refugee Representation, Human Rights First; Kevin Appleby, Director of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of Migration Policy and Public Affairs; Dr. Allen Keller, Associate Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine, Director of the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture (PSOT), Director of the NYU School of Medicine Center for Health and Human Rights; and, Alex Nowrasteh, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. The briefing was moderated by Eleanor Acer, Human Rights First’s Senior Director of Refugee Protection.

    • 27 min
    Why Bahrain Needs Security Force Reform

    Why Bahrain Needs Security Force Reform

    Part of Bahrain’s political problem is that although the most Bahrainis are Shia, its security forces are made up almost entirely from the minority Sunni sect.

    Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley spoke to policing expert Staci Strobl, who teaches at the John Jay College in New York. Her research focuses on the Bahrain police force and the reform of security services in other countries to better represent the communities they serve.

    • 6 min
    Jenny Rizzo on KPFT's "Coming to America" Feb 11, 2014

    Jenny Rizzo on KPFT's "Coming to America" Feb 11, 2014

    Human Rights First's Jenny Rizzo on KPFT's "Coming to America"

    • 6 min

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