“North Korea is one of the most repressive and abusive regimes in the world,” declared John Sullivan, who at the time served as Acting Secretary of State at the release of the State Department’s annual Human Rights report.
President Trump and Prime Minister Abe reiterated their commitment to achieving a permanent and verifiable denuclearization of North Korea.
China has arbitrarily detained human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang for over 1,000 days without trial.
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce has imposed a denial of export privileges against Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation.
Over 1000 peacekeepers, from more than 30 countries, recently took part in Shanti Doot 4. Shanti Doot, which means Ambassador of Peace, is a multinational United Nations peacekeeping exercise.
The Communist government of China has intensified its crackdown on Christian communities as the number of converts continues to rise
Authorities in Vietnam have given harsh prison terms to six peaceful Vietnamese human rights activists following a one-day trial on charges widely viewed by rights monitors as spurious.
The United States and ASEAN reaffirmed their commitment to the rules-based order and to the ASEAN-centered regional architecture.
U.S. expressed the profound gratitude for all Bangladesh has done and continues to do to provide support to Rohingya refugees fleeing Burma.
World War I was the first time chemical weapons were used in modern conflict. The horror of the suffering such weapons caused drove the world, first, to ban their use, and then to ban their production and stockpiling too.
At this year's Women of Courage Awards, the U.S. Department of State recognized 10 extraordinary women who courageously fight for their beliefs.
The United States supports a free and open Indo-Pacific, said U.S Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Alex Wong.