Global Efforts

Hong Kong: Human Rights Groups Condemn Mass Arrests

We, the undersigned 36 groups and organizations dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights, condemn the arrests of over 50 pro-democracy figures in Hong Kong. The arrests symbolize the ongoing weaponization of law to undermine the democratic aspirations and...

Forum 2000: Hundreds of intellectuals, scholars and activists urge the support for Taiwan

The Coalition urges all who believe in freedom to stand with Taiwan: ”A threat to one democracy is a threat to all democracies. We have to press every democracy to make an unambiguous statement to defend Taiwan,” state the authors including Russian chess grandmaster...

OAS Designates Worldwide Renowned Human Rights Lawyer and CPIFC’s Legal Counsel Jared Genser as Special Adviser on the Responsibility to Protect

Dear Friends,  I'm honored and humbled to have been appointed by OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro to the volunteer diplomatic post of Special Envoy on the Responsibility to Protect. In this capacity, I will engage in wide consultations with Member States and...

UN Watch: Remarks of Yang Jianli at UN Watch Press Conference

Speaking at UN Watch’s press conference today concerning next week’s elections to the 47-nation U.N. Human Rights Council, Chinese rights activist Yang Jianli urged countries not to elect China. See his remarks below. UN Watch published a detailed report on...