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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, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and 10 other international human rights organizations have sent a letter to President Biden urging his administration to take action to help facilitate the lifting of the travel ban imposed on Saudi Arabian women’s rights activist Loujain Alhathloul.
India: UN Declares Detention of Human Rights Activist GN Saibaba to be a Violation of International Law
The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has found the Government of India violated international human rights law by imprisoning academic and human rights activist G.N. Saibaba.
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Kazakhstan: UN Declares Detention of Labor Activist Erzhan Elshibayev to be a Violation of International Law
The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has found Kazakhstan violated international human rights law by imprisoning labor rights activist Erzhan Elshibayev, in response to a petition filed by Freedom Now.
Freedom Now calls for greater press freedoms in Vietnam and the release of journalist Nguyen Van Hoa on World Press Freedom Day.
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