A la lumière de ces événements, nous vous appelons à condamner publiquement cette injustice, à encourager le gouvernement de Mauritanie à mettre en pratique ses lois anti-esclavage et à sérieusement reconsidérer l’éligibilité de la Mauritanie à l’African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Freedom House and the cosigned organizations urge Secretary of State John Kerry to encourage the government of Mauritania to enforce its anti-slavery laws; and seriously reconsider Mauritania’s eligibility for the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Freedom House joins the undersigned organizations in calling for concerted action from the UN human rights community after the conviction of three Mauritanian anti-slavery activists was upheld on appeal on August 20, 2015.
Freedom House and 14 other organizations write to express our deep concern about the health of imprisoned journalist Gao Yu, and to urge the Ministry of Public Security to immediately and unconditionally release her.
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 President Obama prepares to visit Ethiopia next week, Freedom House has prepared policy recommendations for the White House, highlighting Ethiopia’s undermining of civil society, independent media, and the political opposition.