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Maduro Regime Must Refrain from Violence and Allow Humanitarian Aid
NEW YORK (February 22, 2019) — The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) demands that Venezuelan dictatorship allow humanitarian aid to enter the
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HRF Chairman Garry Kasparov Recognizes Juan Guaidó as the Acting President of Venezuela
  STATEMENT OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE FREE RUSSIA FORUM TO RECOGNIZE JUAN GUAIDÓ AS THE ACTING PRESIDENT OF
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HRF to UN: Investigate Arbitrary Detention of Hervé Mombo Kinga in Gabon
HRF submitted a petition to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention requesting an investigation into Hervé Mombo Kinga’s detention
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HRF to INTERPOL: Reject Turkey’s Request for Red Notice for Enes Kanter
In a letter to INTERPOL, HRF called on the international police organization to reject the Turkish regime’s request to issue
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‘Ideas Cannot Be Killed With Weapons.’ Why the Assassination of Syria’s Most Prominent Citizen Journalist Matters
        By PRACHI VIDWANS Vidwans is a research associate at the Human Rights Foundation. A year ago, I spent
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UN Elects Dictatorships to Human Rights Council Yet Again
NEW YORK (October 12, 2018) — Today, the United Nations General Assembly elected six notorious dictatorships — Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cameroon,
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HRF Congratulates Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and OFF Speaker Denis Mukwege
Congolese Doctor and OFF Speaker Denis Mukwege wins Nobel Peace Prize This morning, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist
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HRF to UN: Investigate Arbitrary Arrests in Cambodia and Iran
NEW YORK (October 4, 2018) — Today, the Human Rights Foundation (HRF) submitted two individual complaints to the United Nations
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#ErdoganOut: HRF ad campaign condemns Erdogan during UNGA
HRF launches a social media campaign condemning Turkish president Erdogan during his visit to New York for the UNGA HRF
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Wear Your Values at New York Fashion Week
This year for NYFW, HRF partnered with Athleta and took over its flagship store on 5th Ave for a full day of
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Flash Drives for Freedom TOPS THE FRONT PAGE OF THE INTERNET
HRF’s Flash Drives for Freedom Goes Viral NEW YORK (August 18, 2018) — A photo of the Human Rights Foundation’s Flash Drives for Freedom
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OFF Taiwan in the New York Times
Our upcoming Oslo Freedom Forum in Taiwan was covered by the New York Times. Here is an excerpt.    
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Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador after arrests of Saudi activists
The Saudi regime expelled the Canadian ambassador after criticism of its recent arrest of Saudi women’s rights activists (The Washington
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Belarus Detains 18 Journalists in Raids at Independent Outlets
HRF condemns the arrest of 18 journalists in Belarus during a crackdown on independent media. Read more in NY Times.
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