Chinese authorities have recently detained, arrested, subjected to forced disappearance, held incommunicado, or questioned and released 169 lawyers, legal staff, and activists.
The United States has a long term commitment to improving human rights conditions in Tibet.
U.S. Embassy and Lao National Commission on Drug Control donate $7,500 in office supplies and media equipment to awareness campaign.
U.S.-Vietnam relations today set a powerful and compelling example to the world of what is possible when former adversaries can overcome a difficult history to make peace and work together.
Many governments in Central Asia have accelerated efforts to silence independent and opposition voices they deem threatening to the stability of their regimes.
According to the State Department's 2014 Human Rights Report, repression and coercion were routine.
2014 saw no significant improvements in North Korea’s deplorable human rights situation.
More than 140,000 internally displaced persons remained interned in camps in Rakhine State. Authorities also enforced restrictions on the media and arrested journalists.