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Kerry Kennedy: Reflections from Myanmar & Bangladesh
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
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