Joint Letters

We the undersigned are deeply disappointed with the Administration’s decision to withdraw the United States from the United Nations Human Rights Council, the premier intergovernmental human rights body at the global level. This decision is counterproductive to American national security and foreign policy interests and will make it more difficult to advance human rights priorities and aid victims of abuse around the world.

Nonprofit members and partners of InterAction urge the U.S. Congress to update the Foreign Agent Registration Act in regards to non-profits and their interactions with international partners. 

Widespread assassination of social leaders in Colombia poses a threat to peace and U.S. policy goals that Vice President Pence must address. 

International, regional and national human rights and development organisations write to Ethiopian Prime Minister to express concern over the recent arrest of 11 Ethiopian journalists, bloggers and political opposition leaders amid a new crackdown on fundamental freedoms.

Iranian and international human rights organizations urge the governments of the United Nations Human Rights Council to support the renewal of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on human rights in Iran.

Freedom House joins 57 civil society organizations in calling for the United States government to address the grave human rights and humanitarian crisis in Burma. 

Freedom House and coalition of NGOs and diaspora groups urge congress to pass United States House Resolution 128, Supporting Respect for Human Rights and Encouraging Inclusive Governance in Ethiopia.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), Freedom House and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) have written to the President of the People’s Republic of China, Xi Jinping, to demand the immediate release of dissident Liu Xiaobo, and permission for he and his wife to travel overseas for urgent medical treatment.

Freedom House joins national and international press freedom organizations to call on Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to take precise, effective and immediate action to halt the violence undermining journalists’ safety in the country. 

Freedom House joins with civil society organizations to urge the UN Human Rights Council to prioritise and address through joint statements the ongoing human rights crisis in Ethiopia.

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