Protecting Human Rights
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.
A year after the Taliban seized power human rights remain at risk, but brave activists are working to safeguard freedom.
Freedom Now joined 18 organizations to write to express grave concern for the well being of Professor Gokarakonda Naga Saibaba, a professor and human rights activist serving life in prison in apparent retaliation for his nonviolent expressive activity.
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Freedom Now and 10 international human rights organizations call on Kyrgyzstan to immediately release and drop the charges against people arrested in the past week after speaking out against a controversial draft border agreement with neighboring Uzbekistan.
Today, four U.S. Senators issued a letter to Secretary Blinken expressing their concern about the absence of accountability for serious human rights abuses which took place in Kazakhstan following the unrest in January 2022.
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