The United States is gravely concerned over the release on bail of the suspected planner of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks.
The United States’ hope is that Sri Lanka will stay the course and continue to build the more democratic, inclusive and open society that its people so clearly desire.
The United States is concerned about Uzbek human rights activist Alikul Sarymsakov.
From the beginning, the United States has sought to assist Central Asia’s development, promoting the ideals of democracy and free markets.
TPP negotiators are now working around the clock, and countries are moving on issues that seemed intractable months ago.
"Our security is tied to a stable Central Asia, and at the same time we see a region of enormous potential," said U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.
“These honorees demonstrate to us what is possible when women stand up for their rights and freedoms."
The government of Burma has filed charges against 80 demonstrators arrested in the southern town of Letpadan during a protest march March 10.