The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with an expertise in the Americas. HRF unites people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democracy. Our mission is to ensure that freedom is both preserved and promoted around the world.
We focus our work on the founding ideals of the human rights movement, those most purely represented in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1976). We believe that all human beings are entitled to:
For a list of countries that are signatories to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, please click here.