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Human Rights First (formerly known as the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan human rights organization based in New York City and Washington, D.C.

Human Rights First
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Motto American ideals. Universal values.
Formation 1978
Headquarters New York, NY
Elisa Massimino
Former President
Michael Posner

Leadership boardEdit

Human Rights First is governed by a board of directors composed of 67 members, including a 34-person Board of Advocates and a six-person Emeritus Board.[1]


  1. ^ "Board of Directors". Human Rights First. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 

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