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  • People wave flags as the Independence Day parade rolls down Main Street, July 4, 2014, in Eagar, Ariz.

    Independence Day

    Self-government is at the heart of the Declaration of Independence, which we celebrate today.

  • Health workers wash their hands after taking a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in an area where a 17-year- old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, June 30, 2015.

    Medical Research Keeps Up Fight Against Ebola

    While there’s been much encouraging news about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in recent months, new infections with the virus continue, and the United States remains committed to doing what it takes to stop them.

  • Election officials count votes on election day in Bujumbura, Burundi. (June 29, 2015.)

    Audio Burundi Turmoil Prevents Free and Fair Elections

    The United States is deeply disappointed that the government of Burundi proceeded with the vote despite woefully inadequate conditions for credible elections.


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Felicien Kabuga, a former prominent businessman in the Republic of Rwanda, is wanted for taking part in the Rwandan Genocide in the early 1990s.
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Video Rewards For Fugitives: Felicien Kabuga

Felicien Kabuga, a former prominent businessman in the Republic of Rwanda, is wanted for taking part in the Rwandan Genocide in the early 1990s.
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Video Punto de Vista: A New Chapter for the OAS

Fundada en 1948 para estimular la solidaridad regional y la cooperaciòn entre los paìses del Hemisferio Occidental, la organizaciòn de los Estados Americanos u OEA, ha sido una fuerza importante para promover la democracia, elecciones libres y justas, resoluciòn de conflictos y derechos humanos.
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Video View From Washington: Implementing a Blueprint for Religious Freedom

Yet around the world religious minorities, including Christian, Shia, Sunni, Yezidi, Ahmedi and Baha’i communities, face discrimination and violence at the hands of State and non-State actors.
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Video Rewards For Fugitives: Benghazi Attacks

The Rewards for Justice Program is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information leading to the arrest or conviction of any individual responsible for the September 11, 2012 Benghazi attacks.
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Video View From Washington: Another Civil Society Activist Sentenced in Iran

Artist Atena Faraghdani has been sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison on security related charges for drawings and other content critical of the government which she posted on Facebook.

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Africa

Health workers wash their hands after taking a blood specimen from a child to test for the Ebola virus in an area where a 17-year- old boy died from the virus on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, June 30, 2015.

Medical Research Keeps Up Fight Against Ebola

While there’s been much encouraging news about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa in recent months, new infections with the virus continue, and the United States remains committed to doing what it takes to stop them. More

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Europe

Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko stands inside a defendants' cage as she attends a court hearing in Moscow, April 17, 2015.

Audio Russia Must Release Savchenko

The United States once again calls for Russia’s complete and immediate implementation of the Minsk agreements, including the return of Nadiya Savchenko, Oleg Sentsov, Oleksander Kolchenko and all unlawfully-detained persons. More

Middle East

Kerry Human Rights. (June 25, 2015.)

Human Rights in Iran Show no Improvement

Iran remains a country with severe human rights problems, including harsh restrictions on civil liberties and an alarming number of executions occurring after legal proceedings that flout due process and international legal norms. More

Human Rights

Pro-democracy supporters hold candles in the shape of "64", which symbolizes "June 4th", during an annual candlelight vigil at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, China, June 4, 2015 to mark Beijing's Tiananmen Square crackdown in 1989.

Audio Twenty Sixth Anniversary of Tiananmen

​It’s been 26 years since China’s violent suppression of pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. More

Rewards For Fugitives
Perpetrators of Rwandan Genocide

Perpetrators of Rwandan Genocide

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