We fight for human rights on Capitol Hill, White House, and the federal government.

Our team educates, advises, and lobbies U.S. policy makers on human rights issues in the United States and around the world.

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Joanne Lin, National Director, Advocacy & Government Relations
Adotei Akwei, Advocacy Director, Africa

Amy Fischer, Advocacy Director, Americas
Carolyn Nash, Advocacy Director, Asia
Daniel Balson, Advocacy Director, Europe and Central Asia
Philippe Nassif, Advocacy Director, Middle East and North Africa
Amit Dadon, Mustafa Kassem Fellow for Human Rights, Middle East and North Africa
Deniz Yuksel, Turkey Advocacy Specialist

Makeda Fikremariam, Almami Cyllah Fellow for Human Rights, Sub Saharan Africa
Rowan Sockwell, China Fellow

If you have questions or feedback about our Advocacy and Government Relations work, please contact our team at [email protected].

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