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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

House Human Rights Leaders Urge President Trump to Prioritize Human Rights in Foreign Policy

Jul 5, 2017
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, human rights leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives, including the Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and five members of its Executive Committee, released a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to prioritize human rights in his foreign policy agenda.  The Members of Congress noted the longstanding and deep bipartisan Congressional commitment to advancing individual rights and freedom around the world. They expressed their hope that the President will continue to promote respect for human rights and rule of law abroad, which are central to the security, stability, and prosperity of America.  

The full text of the letter is available here.

115th Congress