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Release of Revitalized Guidance on U.S. Foreign Policy on Human Rights Defenders
December 10, 2021


On November 29, the United States released revitalized and more robust public-facing guidance on U.S. government policy on human rights defenders, which will be supplemented by similar internal guidance.

The revitalized public-facing guidance highlights the U.S. commitment to protecting human rights defenders of all genders and identities, in all their diversity, and supporting the critical role they have in expanding civic space and strengthening democracy and justice for all.  You can find more on the State Department website.