Initiatives

Freedom House joined key human rights organizations in signing a letter from the Working Group on Egypt to President Barack Obama. 

Freedom House President Mark P. Lagon testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations on Evaluating the Trafficking in Persons Report. 

An open letter to the presidential candidates: embrace the cause of democracy and make it a central part of your foriegn policy platform,. 

Freedom House joins our peer organizations in a commitment to establish and reinforce existing networks of advocates dedicated to promoting freedom of religion or belief in their respective countries and in the Asia Pacific region.

Freedom House President Mark P. Lagon joins the Asia Pacific Religious Freedom Forum to discuss best practices and the need for deepening partnerships to advance religious liberty as a cornerstone of basic human dignity. 

Written testimony by Project Director of Nations in Transit for Freedom House, Nate Schenkkan.

Freedom House joins seven other advocacy groups to call on Secretary Kerry to grant humanitarian parole for threatened Bangladeshi bloggers and publishers.

 Freedom House urges Ukraine to adopt measures that will make it a more equal, tolerant, and democratic country for all of its citizens. 

Freedom House President Mark P. Lagon received the Louis Sohn Award of the United Nations Association.

The anniversary of Ismayilova’s arrest on December 5, 2014 highlights the absence of rule of law and freedom of expression in Azerbaijan.

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