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Kerry Kennedy: Reflections from Myanmar & Bangladesh
10.10.2018
Meet Carlos: A RFK Young Leader Who Wants You to Talk About Mental Health
10.09.2018
Remembering Bill Barry
10.05.2018
New Advocacy Manual on Right to Nationality in the Dominican Republic
10.04.2018
Statement from the Cano Busquets family and the organizations working on the case on the murder of Guillermo Cano
10.04.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Africa-based Human Rights Organizations Submit Amicus to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights
9.26.2018
STTP Educator Spotlight: Robin DeLuca Acconi
9.21.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announces mass bail out action of hundreds of incarcerated women and youth
9.07.2018
Organizations reject attacks against CICIG and demand respect for the rule of law and judicial independence in Guatemala
9.06.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Welcomes Finding by International Criminal Court that it has Jurisdiction over Crimes Against Rohingya Population
8.30.2018
Q & A with 2018 Speak Up, Sing Out Music Contest Winner Ming-An Fasquelle
8.29.2018
What We’re Reading: Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson
8.27.2018
Western Sahara Media Worker Is Arbitrarily Detained, United Nations Body Determines
8.23.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Discovery Education Launch ‘Speak Truth to Power’ In School Initiative to Engage the Next Generation of Human Rights Defenders
8.21.2018
Treasury Sanctions Commanders and Units of the Burmese Security Forces for Serious Human Rights Abuses
8.20.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights' Statement of Opposition to "California Money Bail Reform Act" of 2017 (SB 10)
8.20.2018
Statement regarding call for release of Dr Shahidul Alam and Students in Bangladesh
8.16.2018
Three Years after Mayor De Blasio’s solitary ban, youth remain in solitary confinement.
8.06.2018
2018 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Laureates Announced
President Barack Obama, Discovery President and CEO David Zaslav, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, and Humana CEO Bruce D. Broussard to Receive 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award​
7.30.2018
The Bonfilio Rubio Villegas case: An example of the relationship between military checkpoints and gross human rights violations in Mexico
7.26.2018
Statement from Kerry Kennedy on today’s missed deadline for family reunification
7.26.2018
The 9th Annual RFKennedy Compass Investor Conference in Hyannis Port
7.25.2018
Private prisons win big under Trump's 'Zero Tolerance' immigration policy
7.23.2018
Kerry Kennedy: Reflections from Myanmar & Bangladesh
7.12.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Joins Letter Urging Secretary Pompeo to Prioritize Human Rights During Visit to Mexico
7.11.2018
The Need for Trouble: Finding Meaning & Momentum as an Intern with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
6.29.2018
Speak Truth to Power's Swedish Young Ambassadors
6.29.2018
International Observatory Welcomes the Conviction of Two Soldiers for Sexual Torture against Valentina Rosendo in Mexico
6.29.2018
In Memory of Vicky Hernandez: A Long Struggle for Justice
6.29.2018
Mexico’s Presidential Election: a Critical Moment for Human Rights
6.21.2018
Kerry Kennedy To Kick-Off Immigration Fast and Prayer Chain
6.19.2018
Statement from Advocates & Communities regarding Senate Bail Reform Proposal in "Big Ugly" Bill S9097
6.08.2018
THE IAPA AND ROBERT F. KENNEDY HUMAN RIGHTS CELEBRATE LANDMARK RULING FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN THE AMERICAS
5.30.2018
Speak Up Sing Out Music Contest Announcement
5.29.2018
El caso Valentina Rosendo Cantú: oportunidad única de frenar la impunidad en casos de abusos militares
5.23.2018
Dreams Still Deferred: Assessing the Situation One Year After Our Report on Denationalization in the Dominican Republic
5.17.2018
The Lasting Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education
5.17.2018
Statement on Government Shutdown of Sexual Minorities Uganda's event commemorating the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia
5.10.2018
Civil society calls on the Tanzanian Government to address rapidly deteriorating environment for media, human rights defenders, and opposition party members
5.09.2018
2018 Human Rights Award Winners Announced
Honoring March for Our Lives, Color of Change, United We Dream, & International Indigenous Youth Council
5.08.2018
New Amnesty International Egyptian Solitary Confinement Report Features Testimony from Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights' Clients
5.08.2018
Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day!
5.08.2018
Illinois Holocaust Museum Training
5.08.2018
Spotlight On: Educator Michelle Haddix
5.04.2018
Joint Letter Calls on State Department to Correct Numerous Errors in 2017 Western Sahara Human Rights Report
5.04.2018
FULL LIST: 2018 Robert F. Kennedy Book & Journalism Award Winners
5.03.2018
Commemorating World Press Freedom Day By Seeking Justice Around the Globe
4.30.2018
A Dollar Makes A Difference
4.26.2018
En el caso Alvarado, la Corte Interamericana considerara las desaparaciones forzadas en Mexico
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
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and Red Lésbica Cattrachas file arguments in transfemicide case against Honduras