The hope and promise for Burma manifested by the election ended on February 1, 2021, when the Burmese military seized control of Burma’s government.
The United States continues to lead on the global COVID-19 response through action, declared Secretary of State Blinken.
A Vietnamese court convicted five journalists affiliated with the Clean Journalism, group and sentenced them to multi-year prison terms for “abusing democratic freedoms.”
The United States is gravely concerned over human rights abuses, atrocities, and the Burmese military’s continued intensification of military operations and violence against the people of Burma.
The United States supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation at the United Nations.
The State Department has announced two rewards for information regarding Pakistani national and human smuggler Abid Ali Kahn.
The United States will rejoin the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2022, making good on President Joe Biden’s promise to ground America’s foreign policy in the defense of human rights.
The World Health Organization has started shipping COVID-19-related medical supplies to North Korea.
The United States is very concerned by the [PRC’s] provocative military activity near Taiwan, which is destabilizing, risks miscalculations, and undermines regional peace and stability.
The United States will contribute nearly $180 million in additional assistance for the humanitarian crisis facing Rohingya in and outside of Burma, as well as for Rohingya refugees.
The U.S. Agency for International Development announced an additional $11.3 million in COVID-19 assistance for the Philippines to support the country’s vaccine rollout efforts.
The United States is committed to leading the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic.