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Kerry Kennedy: We’re Taking the Trump Administration to Court
5.07.2021
COLOMBIA: 650 CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR EXHAUSTIVE INVESTIGATION OF REPRESSION OF PROTESTS AND CALL ON THE IACHR TO ACT
5.07.2021
COLOMBIA: 650 ORGANIZACIONES DE SOCIEDAD CIVIL LLAMAMOS A UNA EXHAUSTIVA INVESTIGACIÓN DE LA REPRESIÓN DE LA PROTESTA SOCIAL Y SOLICITAMOS A LA CIDH MANTENERSE ALERTA
5.06.2021
An End to Trickle-Down Economics?
5.06.2021
Fighting for a Fair Minimum Wage
We’re urging Denny’s to stop lobbying against minimum wage increases for workers.
5.05.2021
Global Civil Society Statement on Myanmar
5.04.2021
This Teacher Appreciation Day, we share how educators inspired us
5.04.2021
CREATED BY STUDENTS, FOR STUDENTS: WRAPPING UP OUR UN SDG SERIES
5.03.2021
Why we must protect journalists, our pandemic storytellers
5.02.2021
UN: Stand with Bangladeshi Journalists on Press Freedom Day
Free Expression Under Serious Threat
4.30.2021
RFK Human Rights Named Honoree for Tramuto Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Gala
4.28.2021
Organizaciones de derechos humanos presentan amicus curiae en apoyo a la tutela para personas defensoras de derechos humanos y líderes sociales en Colombia
4.28.2021
RFK Human Rights and other organizations submit brief in support of Colombian protection action for human rights defenders and social leaders
4.27.2021
Venezuelan Authorities Must Free Human Rights Defender Orlando Moreno
​The Venezuelan state must end the harassment, illegal detention, and criminalization of human rights defenders.
4.27.2021
Texas: Why We Oppose HB 20
4.26.2021
RFK Human Rights calls for reinforced due diligence in the case of Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya
4.26.2021
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Partners With Skytop Strategies to Advance Its Corporate Accountability Work
4.22.2021
Caribbean Women’s Human Rights are Disproportionately Affected by the Climate Crisis
4.22.2021
How Private Equity Can Help Corporate America Keep its Diversity Pledges
4.20.2021
RFK Human Rights Statement on the Derek Chauvin Verdict
4.20.2021
Venezuela Must Cease Repression of Civil Society
4.15.2021
How Cash Bail Robs People of Their Dignity and Resources
4.14.2021
Egypt: RFK Human Rights urges authorities to release Ahmed Samir Santawy
4.09.2021
Letter to U.S. Secretary of State Blinken on the Human Rights Crisis in Myanmar
4.08.2021
How to embrace a data-driven shift toward ESG
Key Takeaways from the RFK Compass 2021 Spring Virtual Investor Summit
4.08.2021
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Urges Wendy’s to Protect Farmworkers
Companies must now take action to back up their pledges of social responsibility
4.02.2021
RFK Human Rights Statement on Protecting Voting Rights
3.31.2021
Creating Visibility and Change for Their Community. On Their Terms.
Meet three of our trans activists who are making a difference.
3.25.2021
Bangladesh: ‘Golden Jubilee’ Should Be Turning Point on Human Rights
3.24.2021
Colombia debe asegurar justicia por homicidio de manifestante
Human Rights Watch y Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights presentan amicus ante Corte Constitucional
3.24.2021
Colombia: Ensure Justice for Killed Protester
Human Rights Groups Submit Brief to Constitutional Court
3.24.2021
RFK Human Rights and Human Rights Campaign Release Trans Rights Lesson Plan for Teachers
3.23.2021
Comunicado sobre la decisión de la Suprema Corte de Justicia de la República Dominicana en relación a la nulidad del acta de nacimiento original de Juliana Deguis Pierre
3.23.2021
The Dominican Republic’s Supreme Court of Justice invalidates the original birth certificate of Juliana Deguis Pierre
3.22.2021
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Welcomes the U.S. House Resolution in Support of #ENDSARS
3.17.2021
Petitioning the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on Behalf of Paul Rusesabagina
3.12.2021
States break silence to condemn Egypt’s abuses at UN rights body
3.10.2021
RFK Human Rights Calls for Immediate Release of Somali Journalist Kilwe Adan Farah
3.09.2021
Call for Independent Investigation into Rwandan Singer Kizito Mihigo’s Death
Open Letter to All Commonwealth Heads of Government
3.05.2021
International Community Must Respond to Crackdown on Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh
2.23.2021
Joint Call for a Global Arms Embargo on Myanmar
An Open Letter to the UN Security Council and Individual UN Member States
2.22.2021
Speaking truth to power through spoken word poetry
2.22.2021
"Pivotal." "A portal." "Adaptive optimism."
2.19.2021
Statement on the Passing of Sister Dianna Ortiz
2.09.2021
Urging the U.S. State Department to Prioritize the Protection of Human Rights Defenders
2.08.2021
Al Jazeera Journalist Mahmoud Hussein Released From Arbitrary Detention in Egypt
2.08.2021
UN: Grave Allegations Involving Visiting Bangladesh Army Chief
Documentary Alleges Links Between General Aziz and Security Force Abuses
2.01.2021
Global Leaders Must Swiftly Take Action in Myanmar
1.22.2021
Statement on the New Year’s Eve Arrest of Human Rights Defender and Journalist, Omoyele Sowore
1.21.2021
2021 Robert F. Kennedy Book and Journalism Awards Now Open for Submissions
1.13.2021
Joint Civil Society Letter on Human Rights Ahead of Uganda Elections
1.07.2021
Violence at the Capitol and Attacks on our Democracy
We call for the responsible political leaders to be held accountable
12.22.2020
Our Statement on the Abduction of Human Rights Defender Nicholas Opiyo
12.10.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Celebrates Five Courageous Humanitarians at its Star-Studded 2020 Ripple of Hope Award Ceremony
12.10.2020
2020 Ripple of Hope Award: Dr. Anthony Fauci’s Remarks
12.10.2020
2020 Ripple of Hope Award: Dolores Huerta’s Remarks
12.10.2020
2020 Ripple of Hope Award: Dan Springer’s Remarks
12.10.2020
2020 Ripple of Hope Award: Dan Schulman’s Remarks
12.10.2020
2020 Ripple of Hope Award: Colin Kaepernick’s Remarks
12.10.2020
International Community: Stand against Authoritarian Rule in Bangladesh
11.30.2020
Internet Shutdowns in the Digital Age
What this means for our right to peacefully assemble
11.24.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Colin Kaepernick’s Know Your Rights Camp Free Hundreds of People From Jail in Time for the Holidays
11.23.2020
Labor Department’s rule on ESG investing creates a new hurdle for retirees
A crucial change to how private pension plans operate could have profound consequences for your 401(k).
11.20.2020
Are You Enabling Surveillance Capitalism in Your Portfolio?
11.20.2020
Private Equity Firms Reevaluate Priorities
11.20.2020
Racial Equity Investing Helps Bridge Wealth Gap
11.20.2020
Honoring Vicky Hernández
On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, Vicky Hernández’ legacy is one of intersectionality, community, and solidarity.
11.09.2020
5 Facts You Need to Know About Vicky Hernández v. Honduras
The first transfemicide case to come before the Inter-American Court
11.09.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Red Lésbica Cattrachas Take Honduras to Court for the Extrajudicial Killing of Trans Activist Vicky Hernández
11.09.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights y la Red Lésbica Cattrachas llevan a Honduras ante la Corte por la ejecución extrajudicial de la activista trans Vicky Hernández
10.29.2020
Democracy Is at Stake in Nigeria and Demands Action
10.26.2020
Bangladesh: Stop Intimidating Activists, Victims’ Families
Human Rights Organizations Condemn Crackdown on Free Speech Rights
10.22.2020
Civil society letter endorsed by over 65 organizations to President of Tanzania ahead of 28 October National Elections
10.22.2020
Civic Space Repression and Exclusion of Rohingyas Undermine Myanmar’s Election
10.21.2020
Standing Up Against the “Shut Up and Work” Workplace
Forcing employees to pretend “external” events simply go away as so many work from home is not only disingenuous, it reflects the privilege many leaders have to avoid these issues entirely.
10.21.2020
We Cannot Condone the Myanmar Government’s Lies with Silence
Myanmar soldiers’ confession shows the moment is now to give the Rohingya justice and accountability.
10.20.2020
Journalists and Freedom of . . . Assembly?
10.19.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Wins Case Before United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention
10.16.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Joins the Call for All Californians to Oppose Prop 25
10.14.2020
Deep Concern From 85 Civil Society Organizations as Cuban Government Is Granted a New Seat on UN Human Rights Council
85 organizaciones de la sociedad civil expresan preocupación por el reingreso de Cuba al Consejo de DDHH de la ONU
10.12.2020
Alessandra Korap Munduruku Wins 2020 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award
10.12.2020
Alessandra Korap Munduruku Recebe Prêmio do Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights de 2020 por Seu Trabalho de Proteção aos Povos Indígenas no Brasil
10.06.2020
The Right to Peaceful Assembly
In our new blog series, we're exploring the U.N. Human Rights Committee's recently adopted General Comment 37
10.05.2020
Coalition of Human Rights and Social Justice Groups, Alongside Families of Victims of Police Violence, Set to Testify on Structural Racism and Police Brutality in the United States
10.01.2020
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Launches New PSA on How to Make Your Ballot Count
10.01.2020
Human rights are on the ballot
Here's what you need to know if you're voting by mail this November
9.25.2020
Cuban Authorities Must Cease Harassment of UNPACU Activists and José Daniel Ferrer
Las autoridades deben cesar los actos de hostigamiento contra activistas de la UNPACU y su líder José Daniel Ferrer
9.24.2020
The Struggle Against Statelessness Continues
We urge the new Dominican government to restore the citizenship of denationalized Dominicans
9.24.2020
Two Steps Forward, One Step Back for Justice for the Rohingya
9.23.2020
Defending Democracy and Eliminating Educational Disparities Once and For All
9.23.2020
Colombian Supreme Court Clarifies Rules Around Protection of Human Rights During Social Protests
9.21.2020
Taking Action: A conversation with Next-Gen Civic Leaders
September 30
9.21.2020
We Join Human Rights Organizations in Opposing U.S. Sanctions against the International Criminal Court
9.18.2020
Alto a la prisión preventiva de los defensores del agua de Guapinol y San Pedro
Defensores del agua en Honduras resisten un proyecto minero ilegal y tóxico
9.18.2020
Stop the Pretrial Detention of Guapinol and San Pedro Water Defenders
Water defenders in Honduras are resisting an illegal and toxic mining project
9.14.2020
Fostering dignity and connection even as the pandemic wears on
9.11.2020
Case update for Rosalyn "Bird" Holmes
In August 2020, the case against Bird was dismissed
8.31.2020
Organizaciones de las Américas demandamos respeto a la autonomía de la Comisión Interamericana
8.31.2020
Organizations in the Americas demand respect for the Inter-American Commission’s autonomy
8.28.2020
Bangladesh: End Enforced Disappearances
Hold Law Enforcement Accountable
8.25.2020
We Urge Immediate Action to Protect the Rights of Rohingyas on Genocide Anniversary