Freedom House deeply mourns the recent loss of Sidney Harman, a valuable member of its Board of Trustees, who passed away April 12, 2011.
Mr. Harman, 92, a member of the Freedom House Board of Trustees since 2004, was driven by a strong commitment to advance and protect universal human rights. As a board member, Mr. Harman advocated for freedom of expression, and supported Freedom House’s annual review of press freedom around the world. Mr. Harman also provided leadership and guidance to the organization, helping strengthen programmatic and analytical activities.
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization that supports democratic change, monitors the status of freedom around the world, and advocates for democracy and human rights.