Secretary of State Antony Blinken is concerned about the disbarment of Azerbaijani human rights defender Shahla Humbatova, a 2020 International Women of Courage honoree.
United States along with its allies announced sanctions against officials of the People’s Republic of China in connection with serious human rights abuses in Xinjiang.
The Burmese military continues its violent suppression of those peacefully protesting the February 1 overthrow of Burma’s civilian-led government under Aung San Suu Kyi.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken stressed that together, the United States and Japan are “addressing core security concerns,” including North Korea’s nuclear weapons program and maritime security across the region.
In his first multilateral summit, President Joseph Biden virtually hosted the leaders of Australia, India and Japan, countries that, along with the United States.
Burmese security forces – at the behest of military leaders – unjustly detained and brutally attacked unarmed protesters, journalists and killed at least 126 people since the February 1 coup.
The Administration of President Joe Biden believes that human rights should be protected, their defenders celebrated, and those who commit human rights abuses must be held accountable.
On his first day in office, President Joe Biden took action to rejoin the Paris Agreement, and the United States officially became a party again on February 19.
The United States is making a $2 billion pledge to COVAX, with the promise of an additional $2 billion to urge others to step up as well.
“We stand with the people of Burma and support their right to assemble peacefully, including their right to protest peacefully in support of the democratically elected government," Ned Price said.
The United States is deeply troubled by the arrest of opposition leader Nika Melia and other members of the opposition in Georgia.
The United States is concerned that the People’s Republic of China is not sharing data on the health and management of the upper portion of the Mekong river.