Regional Response Needed for Rohingya Migrants

Migrants sit on their boat as they wait to be rescued by Acehnese fishermen on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Hundreds of migrants stranded at sea for months were rescued and taken to Indonesia, officials said Wednesday, the la

The United States urges all the countries of the region to work together quickly to save the lives of the migrants now at sea who are in need of an immediate rescue effort. More
May 2015
May 20, 2015

Audio Kerry in South Korea

The U.S.-South Korea security alliance and overall relationship is stronger than ever, said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on a recent trip there.

May 19, 2015

Audio More Innocents Murdered in Pakistan

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the murderous attack on a bus full of peaceful civilians in Karachi, Pakistan.

Audio Promoting Human Rights in Vietnam

Every year in the United States, the eleventh of May is marked as Vietnam Human Rights Day to highlight our nation’s support for promoting and protecting basic freedoms in that Southeast Asian nation.

May 18, 2015

Audio Aiding Nepal's Quake Victims

To date, the U.S. government has provided more than $37 million in humanitarian assistance for Nepal.

May 17, 2015

China Must Release Activist

This month marks the one-year anniversary of the detention of prominent Chinese defense attorney Pu Zhiqiang.

May 15, 2015

Audio A Reported New Cyberweapon for China

The U.S. is committed to protecting the internet as an open platform.

Audio Fighting Malaria in Cambodia

“I encourage the Royal Government to focus even more resources towards the fight against malaria."

May 12, 2015

Audio Helping Afghan Returnees and IDPS

After repeated waves of war and civil conflict sent them fleeing, Afghan refugees and internally displaced persons, or IDPs, continue to return home, and the United States is doing what it can to help.

May 11, 2015

Audio Firsthand Accounts of North Korean Abuses

Three brave human rights abuse victims -- Joseph Kim, Jay Jo and Kim Hye-sook -- shared their harrowing stories of starvation, imprisonment, torture, and dangerous escapes from North Korea.

May 08, 2015

Audio Free Speech in Mongolia

Over the last 25 years, Mongolia has enacted reforms protecting human rights.

May 02, 2015

Audio New U.S.-Japan Security Agreement

The United States and Japan stand together in calling for disputes in the region to be resolved peacefully.

May 2015


Reflecting the Views of the U.S. Government as Broadcast on The Voice of America