WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congressmen Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, issued the following statement to mark World Refugee Day, observed on June 20th every year as a time to remember the millions of people around the world who have been forced to flee their home countries because of conflict and persecution.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Commission Co-Chairs, Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, released a letter to President Donald J. Trump encouraging him to continue United States membership and engagement in the United Nations Human Rights Council.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today the Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and 38 other Members of Congress wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to call for accountability for the attacks on protesters carried out by the security detail of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's during his recent trip to Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Reps. Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, together with the Co-Chairs of the U.S. Helsinki Commission, today asked President Trump to raise the cases of nine American prisoners and a jailed Turkish national during his upcoming meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today the Commission Co-Chairs, James P. McGovern and Randy Hultgren, released a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging him to prioritize human rights issues in his upcoming meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) has been named the Republican Co-Chairman of the prestigious bi-partisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, charged with promoting, defending and advocating for international human rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other relevant human rights instruments.
A recent article by Rep. Joe Pitts, Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, highlights the implications of the Mosul operation and its aftermath, and offers recommendations to ensure the protection of civilians.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Co-Chairs Joseph R. Pitts and James P. McGovern, and nine other members of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, were among the thirteen Members of Congress who wrote to Dr. Arely Gomez Gonzalez, the Attorney General of Mexico, to express their deep concern over the apparent growing trend of religious intolerance in that country.