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The African Union must respond to freedom of expression concerns across the continent
4.25.2018
2018 Speak Truth to Power Student Video Contest winners featured at Tribeca Film Festival
4.23.2018
World Book Day
4.18.2018
European States and US must take measures to protect Egyptian human rights defenders, both home and abroad
4.17.2018
STTP Video Contest Announcement
4.16.2018
Nelson Carvajal: Twenty Years of Impunity and the hope for a safer environment for journalists in Colombia and Latin America
4.12.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and 39 Leading NGOs Urge South Korea to Press Human Rights Issues in Talks with North Korea
4.11.2018
Dispatch from the 6th International Conference on the Peoples’ Right to Resistance: The Case of the Sahrawi People
4.09.2018
Statement on the syrian government's use of chemical weapons
4.09.2018
WE URGE GUATEMALA TO PRIORITIZE ARMED CONFLICT CASES
4.05.2018 ,
Herron High School commemorates Dr. King's legacy with new Speak Truth to Power lesson plan
4.03.2018
Civil society organisations deeply concerned about attack on Mozambique human rights defender and threats to press freedom in Mozambique
3.28.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights participates in the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
3.27.2018
The African Union must respond to freedom of expression concerns across the continent
3.23.2018
Marianna V. Vardinoyannis Foundation works to bring human rights into Greek classrooms
3.22.2018
Bangladesh: Civil society decries mass arrests amid worsening human rights situation
3.20.2018
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights holds important hearing on implications of Mexico’s new Internal Security Law
3.08.2018
Call for Applications: Civic Space Litigation Surgery
10 - 11 May 2018, Dakar, Senegal
3.08.2018
International Women’s Day: Women’s Leadership in Advancing Human Rights
2.16.2018
Open letter from Kerry Kennedy to Secretary General Guterres on Iranian protests
2.15.2018
A Promise in Peril: How widespread rights violations undermine Zimbabwe's elections
2.14.2018
On Valentine’s Day, Zimbabweans fight for the right to peacefully protest
2.12.2018
Merits brief submitted in Ciudad Juárez femicides case
2.09.2018
On Bangladesh, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights leads the way
2.04.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Joins Letter Expressing Concern Regarding Bangladesh Legislation
2.02.2018
Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein was arbitrarily detained, United Nations body determines
1.31.2018
Inter-American Court of Human Rights releases advisory opinion on gender identity and same-sex non-discrimination
1.29.2018
A Promise In Peril Report
1.29.2018
RFK continues to monitor human rights violations at Bahamian Detention Center
12.21.2017
An unhappy New Year for migrants in the Bahamas
12.19.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights joins coalition fighting impunity in Mexico
11.29.2017
Mexican Congress should reject law normalizing armed forces in public security tasks
POSTED ON NOV 29, 2017
11.28.2017
Bahamas: human rights groups express concerns following recent government announcements
POSTED ON NOV 28, 2017
11.22.2017
Strengthening our commitment to a world free from violence against women
11.09.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights prevails in case of Stella Nyanzi before U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
10.25.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights joins call for Tanzania to release lawyers and human rights defenders
10.16.2017
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Grants Admissibility in Mexican Femicide Case
10.13.2017
Dispatch from Mexico
Shining a light on femicide and forced disappearance
9.28.2017
Dominican@s por Derecho open letter to President Medina on anniversary of Judgment 168-13
9.21.2017
Protecting freedom of the press in the Americas: the Carvajal case against Colombia
9.19.2017
In Brussels, Speak Truth to Power Educator Conference Shines
8.28.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights condemns decision by Guatemalan President Morales on CICIG
8.18.2017
Against a 'military option' in Venezuela
8.17.2017
Bending our universe towards racial justice
8.07.2017
Venezuela’s Alfredo Romero named 2017 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award laureate
8.07.2017
Alfredo Romero de Venezuela es galardonado con el Premio Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights 2017
7.26.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to post $100,000 bail for Pedro Hernandez
6.27.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights calls for international access in Venezuela crisis
6.15.2017
RFKennedy Young Leaders launch Dollar Bail Brigade
5.26.2017
Uganda must set inquiry in November killings; invite African Commission, UN experts to Kasese Investigation
5.25.2017
Interview: discussing South Sudan with journalist Alan Boswell
5.18.2017
Dispatch from the Sessions of the African Commission
POSTED ON MAY 18, 2017
5.17.2017
Murder of activist Miriam Rodríguez highlights dangers faced by mothers and families searching for disappeared relatives in Mexico
5.17.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Red Lésbica Cattrachas file arguments in transfemicide case against Honduras
5.08.2017
2017 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award Winner Announced
5.05.2017
2017 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards winners
5.02.2017
Interview: discussing South Sudan with Dr. Jane Kani Edward
4.25.2017
Petitioning the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Uganda's Stella Nyanzi
4.20.2017
Statement by Kerry Kennedy on Aya Hijazi's Return to the United States
3.27.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the Anti-Torture Initiative Call for the Immediate Release of Nkongho Felix Agbor-Balla and for the charges against him to be dropped in their entirety.
POSTED ON MAR 27, 2017
3.27.2017
America Abdicates its Leadership on Human Rights
3.16.2017
Speak Truth To Power awarded $100,000 grant by Schultz Family Foundation
3.10.2017
Call for the immediate adoption of #AntiTortureLaw in Mexico that meets international standards
POSTED ON MAR 10, 2017
2.13.2017
Guatemala must support reforms in favor of judicial independence
2.10.2017
In Bogota, a new opportunity for human rights education
2.04.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights calls for investigation into killing of Bangladeshi journalist Abdul Hakim Shimul
1.20.2017
A fight worth having: an Inauguration Day of Action
1.18.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights condemns Bangladesh High Court for resuming trial against Odhikar members on trumped-up charges
1.18.2017
Kerry Kennedy signs open letter to U.N. Security Council and Council to End the Human Crisis of Rohingyas in Myanmar
1.12.2017
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights petitions IACHR in extrajudicial execution of Naua native
1.06.2017
New Labor guidance opens social good investing To pensions
12.16.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and CEDIMAC petition IACHR in Ciudad Juárez disappearances
11.30.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights welcomes release of Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez
11.28.2016
Vice President Joe Biden, Howard Schultz, Scott Minerd to receive 2016 Ripple of Hope Award
11.17.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Tahrir Institute condemn Egypt’s new NGO law
11.15.2016
In Memory of Gwen Ifill
10.25.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Calls for the Immediate Release of Kashmiri Human Rights Defender, Khurram Parvez
POSTED ON OCT 25, 2016
10.07.2016
Passage of new NGO law will significantly restrict civil society space in Bangladesh
10.05.2016
Andrea James and Glenn E. Martin win 2016 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award
9.28.2016
Organizations call on Dominican government to investigate attack on human rights defender
9.28.2016
Due process and the personal integrity of Guatemalan prosecutor Orlando López must be respected
9.07.2016
Bangladesh must reject provisions of the Digital Security Act of 2016 that target legitimate human rights work
9.02.2016
Swaziland: Draconian Laws on Trial this September
POSTED ON SEP 2, 2015
9.01.2016
Venezuela must ensure the safety of all peaceful protestors
8.05.2016
What the African Union and Security Council can do to address Morocco’s noncompliance with MINURSO
8.04.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights condemns police raid of Uganda Pride event
7.26.2016
Egypt’s Egregious Prison Conditions
7.22.2016
What we’re monitoring: The fight against corruption and impunity in Honduras and what lessons can be learnt from Guatemala
POSTED ON JUL 22, 2016
7.22.2016
Tackling Impunity and Corruption in Honduras: Lessons Learned from Guatemala
7.14.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights sues Egypt over tortured human rights lawyer kept in solitary confinement
7.11.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights condemns arbitrary detention of activists Francisco Marquez and Gabriel San Miguel in Venezuela
6.27.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights co-sponsors briefing on civil society crackdown in Egypt
6.22.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights welcomes Bangladesh’s decision to abandon groundless investigation into Odhikar
6.15.2016
Political space continues to shrink a year after parliamentary elections in Ethiopia
6.13.2016
Chicago releases hundreds of videos of alleged police brutality
5.31.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights condemns harassment of Bangladesh human rights defender Adilur Rahman Khan.
5.20.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights submits case to U.N. Working Group seeking release of NGO co-founders in Egypt
5.17.2016
Monitoring LGBT rights in India and Bangladesh
5.11.2016
David Maraniss wins 2016 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award
5.11.2016
Supporting the right to organize for New York farmworkers
5.08.2016
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Launches Speak Truth to Power in Portugal