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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Public Statements

Feb 25, 2009
Co-Chair McGovern recognizes the merits of the State Department's Annual Human Rights Report under Secretary Clinton's leadership and urged full recognition of human rights.
Feb 17, 2009
Commissioners call upon the President of Sri Lanka to protect the civilian population caught in between internal conflict.
Feb 11, 2009
At a press conference on the release of new recommendations by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) for Sudan, Co-Chair McGovern presses the Administration and international community to fully commit to realize the Comprehensive Peace Agreement.
Jan 30, 2009
Co-Chair Jim McGovern and TLHRC Commissioners encourage President Obama to engage with the United Nations' Universal Periodic Review of the human rights situation in China.