Press Room

If you are a member of the media and are looking for an expert to interview, contact Michele Garnett McKenzie at 612-746-4685 or or Jasmine Bradford at 612-746-4695 or

Another resource for information is the Human Rights Observer, The Advocates' bi-annual magazine, and the organization's blog, The Advocates Post.

Recent Media Releases

Liberia: President Backs War Crimes Court, Lawmakers Should Act Now for Justice (September 17, 2019)

The Advocates for Human Rights Opposes Proposed Regulations that would Detain Migrant Children Indefinitely (August 22, 2019)

Call for Release of Tia Nuestra (July 1, 2019)

The Advocates for Human Rights and WATCH join hands to enhance court monitoring to improve safety and security of women in Minnesota (June 21,2019)

New United Nations report examines gender diversity in the oil, gas and mining industry (February 20, 2019)

The Advocates for Human Rights releases new protocol guidelines to respond to labor trafficking of youth (January 31, 2019)

New plan offers framework for prevention of sex trafficking among victims of all ages (January 4, 2019)

The Advocates for Human Rights joined dozens of other human rights organizations around the world in urging UN Member States to support resolution A/C.3/73/L.42 on the promotion and protection of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran (November 12, 2018)

Historic War Crimes Conference in Liberia Brings Justice a Big Step Closer (November 11, 2018)

Liberia: Conference on Justice. Officials, Activists to Meet Amid Push for War Crimes Court (November 6, 2018)

Twin Cities Contractor Charged with Human Trafficking, Other Charges (September 26, 2018)

Liberia: 76 Groups Seek Justice for War Crimes (July 3, 2018)

The Advocates for Human Rights Responds to Muslim Ban Ruling (June 26, 2018)

On World Refugee Day Executive Order Jails Immigrant Families, Violates Asylum Law (June 20, 2018)

The Advocates for Human Rights Decries U.S. Withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council (June 19, 2018)

Attorney General's Asylum Decision Puts Victims at Risk, Violates Asylum Law (June 12, 2018)

FIFA re: Morocco 2026 World Cup Bid (April 27, 2018)

We Need a Clean DREAM Act NOW! (December 5, 2017)

Unique Immigration Curriculum Now Available (August 10, 2017)

Report Shines Light on Domestic Violence in Montenegro (August 9, 2017)

The Advocates for Human Rights Calls for Unity, Condemns Hate (June 9, 2017)

New Campaign Will Mobilize Thousands of Lawyers and Other Professionals to Stand with Immigrants (May 26, 2017)

Targeting Immigrant and Refugee Communities Violates Human Rights, American Values (January 25, 2017)