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  • The United Nations headquarters building in Vienna.

    Audio On Conflict Prevention

    “The United Nations . . . remains the focal point for the maintenance of international peace and security. Yet, we look out at a world mired in crisis and conflict.”

  • Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks  after he accepted a written royal command issued by King Bhumibol Adulyadej certifying his appointment.

    Audio New Thai Premier Should Work to Restore Democracy

    The United States remains concerned about the limits that have been imposed on freedom of speech and assembly by the military.

  • A United Nations Human Rights staff points to the title of a drawing describing North Korean labour camp no 18, a gift made in December 2012 by survivor Kim Hye Sook, in Geneva February 17, 2014.

    Audio Focusing on North Korea's Human Rights Violations

    International scrutiny of North Korea’s egregious human rights violations has intensified with the release of a UN report which concluded that some of the ongoing atrocities in the country may constitute crimes against humanity.


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Policy Brief: Three Goals of U.S. Mission in Iraqi
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U.S. objectives are clear and limited -- to protect American citizens and facilities, to help address the humanitarian crisis, and to provide assistance to Iraqi forces as they confront ISIL.
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Video Policy Brief: Three Goals of U.S. Mission in Iraq

U.S. objectives are clear and limited -- to protect American citizens and facilities, to help address the humanitarian crisis, and to provide assistance to Iraqi forces as they confront ISIL.
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Video Policy Video: Religious Freedom in the U.S.

The right to believe in and practice a spiritual creed or not, without fear of government interference -- is so central to the American identity that it is codified as the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution as a way to promote human dignity and a robust civil society.
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Video Severe Violations of Religious Freedom in Iran

The U.S. State Department has once again designated Iran a country of particular concern, noting that nearly all non-Shia religious communities in Iran, as well as some dissident Shia Iranians, are subject to persecution, ranging from discrimination and harassment to arrest, torture and execution.
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Video Policy Brief: Religious Freedom Report - China

The right to believe in a religious creed or not, without fear of government interference is essential to human dignity, robust civil society and sustainable democracy. To promote these principles, every year the U.S. Department of State compiles a report on the status of religious liberty in nearl
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Video Rewards For Fugitives: Adnan Shukrijumah

Adnan el Shukrijumah is a suspected operative of the al Qaida terror network and is wanted as a material witness by law enforcement authorities in the United States in connection for a possible attack on the U.S. or U.S. interests abroad.

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Americas

Guatemalan families, deported from Phoenix, Arizona in the U.S., walk at an air force base after arriving on a flight transporting illegal Guatemalan migrants, in Guatemala City, July 22, 2014.

Audio Obama on Central American Immigration

Children and families who do not have proper immigration claims will be subject to repatriation to their home countries. More

Europe

FILE - Opposition activists Alexei Gaskarov (L) and Ilya Gushchin (C) stand behind bars in a court room before hearings against opposition activists detained on May 6, 2012, during a rally at Bolotnaya Square, in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 24, 2014.

Audio More Russian Protesters Sentenced

The United States is deeply concerned over the sentences handed down to four more Russian protesters who participated in the Bolotnaya Square demonstrations in Moscow in May 2012. More

Rewards For Fugitives
Rewards For Fugitives: Abubakar Shekau

Rewards For Fugitives: Abubakar Shekau