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San Francisco, California International Human Rights Attorney

We represent individuals, including U.S. citizens, citizens of other countries, and displaced persons, whose fundamental human rights are being violated. We also represent national entities asserting the interests of their citizens. Where necessary, we assert the rights of individuals under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and under various laws including Conventions and Treaties.

We have assisted persons in a wide variety of circumstances, and have an interest in protection of basic rights including:

  • The right to life
  • The prohibition of slavery and torture
  • Equal treatment under the law
  • Right to seek asylum
  • Right to a nationality
  • Freedom of speech
  • Freedom of movement
  • Freedom of peaceful assembly
  • Right to effective remedy by competent national tribunals

Contact an attorney who advocates for you

Seek the advice of a human rights lawyer at the Law Offices of John T. Philipsborn in San Francisco, California. We look forward to helping you pursue your human rights claim before an appropriate court or official. Call us at 415-771-3801 or contact us online today.