Amnesty International, Freedom House, and Human Rights Watch issued a joint letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on the importance of protecting sexual orientation and gender identity as grounds of non-discrimination.
As US President Barack Obama prepares to travel to Kenya, Freedom House and 17 other international and Kenyan human rights organizations co-signed a letter to Obama highlighting concerns that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is undermining his country’s constitution and its commitments to international human rights law.
Freedom House joined Amnesty International, ChinaAid, Human Rights in China, Human Rights Watch, the International Campaign for Tibet, Project 2049, Reporters Without Borders, and the Uighur Human Rights Project, to send a letter calling on the Obama Administration to include human rights in the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) beginning in Washington on June 22.
Top human rights organizations call on U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to acknowledge Ethiopia's democratic deficiencies, including the ongoing harassment of human rights defenders, activists and media.
More than 100 human rights organizations and key stakeholders urge U.S. President Barack Obama to act expeditiously to nominate a permanent Administrator to the United States Agency for International Development.