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Kerry Kennedy: Reflections from Myanmar & Bangladesh
8.16.2019
IAPA and RFK Human Rights applaud the elimination of the statute of limitations in the murder of journalist Nelson Carvajal
8.14.2019
Bangladesh: Human rights groups urge government to implement recommendations on torture and other abuses after damning UN review
8.13.2019
Our 2019 Ripple of Hope Award Laureates
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Writer J.K. Rowling, Environmental Activist Wendy Abrams, and Livongo Health Executive Chairman Glen Tullman to Receive 2019 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award
8.01.2019
Our 2019 Human Rights Award Laureates Reflect America's Ideals
7.31.2019
Meet our 2019 Summer Interns!
7.30.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights & the Universidad San Francisco de Quito host interregional workshop on strategic litigation for the protection of civic space in Quito, Ecuador
7.23.2019
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) grants Precautionary Measures for Xinka Parliament's Lawyer, Quelvin Jimenez Villalta
7.23.2019
Impact investing is solving un-met needs
7.23.2019
Investors buoyed by ESG frameworks
7.23.2019
Investors’ role in disability inclusion
7.23.2019
Winter is coming
7.23.2019
Is AI compatible with civil rights?
7.18.2019
Credit Where Credit Is Due: The U.S. Government Demonstrates Human Rights Leadership On Myanmar
7.16.2019
Appel a candidature: Atelier du contentieux de l’espace civique
25-27 Septembre, Abuja, Nigeria
7.16.2019
Call for Applications: Civic Space Litigation Surgery
25-27 September, Abuja, Nigeria
7.11.2019
VOICES FROM KUMARAKAPAY
Testimonies from our fact-finding mission to the Brazil-Venezuela border
7.10.2019
Release Malawian Human Rights Defender Mr. Gift Trapence from Detention Now
6.28.2019
Kerry Kennedy's Wall Street Journal Letter to the Editor on Liberalism and Her Father's Legacy
6.26.2019
A Historic Victory: Farmworkers Fair Labor Practices Act
6.24.2019
Letter to Secretary Pompeo Regarding LGBTQIA+ and Human Rights
6.14.2019
RFK Human Rights Board Member José E. Feliciano honored at Toigo 2019 Gala
5.30.2019
THE GOVERNMENT OF GUATEMALA SHOULD GUARANTEE THE PROTECTION AND ACCESS TO THE HISTORIC ARCHIVE OF THE NATIONAL POLICE
5.29.2019
Human Rights Organizations Urge the Dominican Republic to Respect & Protect the IASHR
5.23.2019
Statement from Our President Kerry Kennedy on the detention of Aljazeera Journalist Mahmoud Hussein
5.23.2019
Five years later: nothing but broken promises
5.16.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Condemns the Arrest and Continued Detention of Myanmar Filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi
5.13.2019
Open letter to States on preventative engagement with Tanzania at the Human Rights Council’s 41st session
5.06.2019
Transfemicide of Vicky Hernández in Honduras will be heard by the Interamerican Court of Human Rights
5.03.2019
ROBERT F. KENNEDY HUMAN RIGHTS CELEBRATES ‘WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY’ WITH ANNOUNCEMENT OF 2019 BOOK & JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS
5.02.2019
Attacks on the Interamerican Human Rights System violate the regional protection of Human Rights
4.23.2019
ROBERT F. KENNEDY HUMAN RIGHTS NAMES THREE ORGANIZATIONS FIGHTING FOR MIGRANT RIGHTS AS 2019 HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD WINNERS
4.15.2019
Kerry Kennedy's Remarks for the Public Ceremony of State Responsibility recognition in the Nelson Carvajal et al. v. Colombia Case
4.03.2019
Civil society organizations condemn ongoing criminalization of human rights defenders Claudia Samayoa and José Martínez
3.31.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Welcomes Graham Nash, Jennifer Prescott and Aloe Blacc to the Leadership Council
3.29.2019
The Wall Facing LGBTI Refugees and Asylum Seekers
3.14.2019
We call on House Foreign Affairs Committee leaders to hold hearings for Jamal Khashoggi
3.14.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Urges Bangladesh not to Forcibly Return Ronhingya Refugees
3.14.2019
Bangladeshi Prime Minister responds to Kerry Kennedy
3.13.2019
RFK Young Leaders Join Inaugural Titan Generator Summit at SXSW
3.06.2019
Written Submission to the UN Human Rights Committee Regarding The Freedom of Assembly
3.01.2019
50 Civil Society Organizations and Experts Join Calls for Continued U.S. Funding of Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
2.26.2019
Joint statement on detention of Univision journalists at the Miraflores Palace
2.26.2019
RFK Human Rights Joins Coalition to Create the Titan Generator
2.21.2019
We Join International Organizations to Denounce the Proposed National Guard Model in Mexico
2.21.2019
Call for Applications: Civic Space Litigation Surgery
2.13.2019
Reform to the NGO Law promoted by Guatemala’s Congress violates the Rights to Freedom of Association and Expression
2.07.2019
Memorandum of Support for the 2019 Discovery for Justice Reform Act
2.04.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights posts bail on behalf of named plaintiffs in a federal civil rights class action attacking unconstitutional pretrial detention
1.30.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Welcomes Jane Alexander and Kathryn Erbe to the Leadership Council
1.29.2019
The Dominican Republic will have to respond on human rights obligations before the United Nations
1.28.2019
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Condemns Violent Crackdown on Protests in Zimbabwe
1.25.2019
Punitive Pretrial Detention in Egypt
1.23.2019
RFK Calls for the Absolute Respect of the Right to Peaceful Protest in Venezuela
1.10.2019
Statement by international organizations dedicated to the protection of Human Rights in Guatemala
12.20.2018
International Organizations condemn new initiative to weaken CICIG and the fight against impunity and corruption in Guatemala
12.06.2018
Open Letter From Non-Government Organizations In Support Of A Targeted, Global EU Human Rights Sanctions Regime
12.05.2018
Open Letter on Bail Principles for 2019
11.29.2018
RFK Human Rights Signs Joint Civil Society Letter Asking Ethiopia to Address restrictions in draft CSO Proclamation and protect freedom of association
11.26.2018
A new path to justice in Latin America: Inter-American Court sets historic precedent in case of journalist assassinated in Colombia
11.20.2018
Despite The Risk, Victims Around the World Speak Out To Help Eliminate Violence Against Women
11.12.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Welcomes Reneé Fleming and Scott Wolf to the Leadership Council
11.05.2018
Coalition Letter to the High Commissioner for Human Rights Regarding Bangladesh
11.01.2018
International Observatory on Mexico: The Decision of Mexico’s Supreme Court on the Internal Security Law Will Set a Fundamental Precedent on Militarization in the Country and in the Region
10.29.2018
Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Hosts 29th Annual Charity Golf Tournament in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts
10.25.2018
Obstacles in Trial of Those Accused of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres' Murder Put Justice for Berta at risk
10.23.2018
Delegation from Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Travels to Mexico, Speaking with Victims of Human Rights Abuses in Guerrero
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