Freedom House today announced that Michael Chertoff, a former Secretary of Homeland Security and former U.S. Court of Appeals judge, and Executive Chairman of the Chertoff Group, will become the new chairman of their Board of Trustees.
In response to press reports that the Trump administration is preparing new restrictions on immigrants legally residing in the United States, to make it more difficult for them to obtain citizenship if they have used public aid programs, Freedom House issued a statement.
Left:Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych. (Photo by Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images) Right:United States President Donald J. Trump and President Putin. (Photo: Kremlin.ru)
In response to reports published by Novaya Gazeta that a survivor of the anti-LGBT crackdown in Chechnya, Zelimkhan Akhmadov, was abducted in St. Petersburg by police as well as by family members, Freedom House issued a statement.
Heavily-armed soldiers without identifying insignia guard the Crimean parliament building after taking up positions there earlier in the day on March 1, 2014 in Simferopol, Ukraine. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)