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Freedom Now protects individuals and communities from government repression and defends human rights through direct legal support, targeted high-leverage advocacy, and capacity-building analysis and assistance.
Freedom Now joins 40 organizations in condemning the coordinated attack on leading, independent human rights NGOs in Kazakhstan.
Iran: UN Declares Detention of Christian Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani to be a Violation of International Law
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has issued an opinion finding Iran to be in contravention of its international human rights obligations for the detention of Christian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani.
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Freedom Now joins 17 organizations in calling on Indian authorities to immediately release Professor Saibaba on medical parole and ensure he receives treatment for COVID-19.
Freedom Now and the law firm McKool Smith have filed a petition with the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on behalf of Kazakh human rights activist Alnur Ilyashev.
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