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“All human beings are born free and equal

in dignity and rights.”

- Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Public Statements

Jan 30, 2014
Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co-chairmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) today sent a letter to the President of Romania expressing concern about the decision of the ethics committee of the Order of the Star of Romania to revoke its award to Bishop Laszlo Tokes, previously recognized for his role in toppling the Ceausescu dictatorship during the 1989 revolution.
Jul 26, 2013

Washington – Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission co-chairmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) today strongly condemn the assassination of Honduran Judge Mireya Mendoza Peña, a member of the Executive Committee of the Honduran Association of Judges for Democracy.

Jul 12, 2013

Washington – Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission co-chairmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) today recognize the three-year anniversary of the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) issuance of a second arrest warrant charging Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir with three counts of genocide committed in Darfur.

Jul 3, 2013

Washington – Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission co-chairmen Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Frank Wolf (R-VA) today recognize the fourth anniversary of the riots and violence in Xinjiang, China and express their deepest concern about the deteriorating human rights situation in the People’s Republic of China, especially for the Uyghur Muslim community.

Apr 23, 2013
Commission Co-Chairs Express Support for Human Rights Monitoring Mechanism in UN Peacekeeping Mission in Western Sahara
Jan 16, 2013
TLHRC Co-Chairs request support for protection of minorities in Iraq.
Dec 6, 2012
Invitation to the launch of the Defending Freedoms Project.
Aug 9, 2012
TLHRC Co-Chairs Draw Secretary Clinton's Attention to Tibet
Jun 7, 2012
Co-Chairmen McGovern and Wolf Welcome Unanimous Approval of Important Russia and Lord’s Resistance Army Human Rights Measures by House Foreign Affairs Committee

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