At the release of the 2017 International Religious Freedom Report, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the report “a testament to the United States’ historic role in preserving and advocating for religious freedom around the world."
China has deployed “anti-ship missiles, surface-to-air missile systems, and electronic jammers” in a series of disputed islands in the South China Sea region that are claimed by Malaysia, Philippines, and Vietnam as well as China.
The United States will provide more than $44 million in additional humanitarian assistance to meet the urgent needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and people affected by violence and conflict in Burma.
The United States is proud to work with Pakistan to help law enforcement to better protect the peoples of Pakistan.
Much work remains to be done between the U.S. and N. Korea between now and then to set the stage for a successful summit in Singapore.
The United States and ASEAN expressed their commitment to enhance cooperation at the 9th U.S.-ASEAN Joint Cooperation Committee Meeting in Jakarta.
Each year on May 11, the United States observes Vietnam Human Rights Day - a day to remember the importance of advancing fundamental freedoms including freedom of expression, assembly, association, and religion.
The U.S. has made clear that it has other grave concerns with North Korea, chief among them the Kim regime’s horrific record on human rights.
The Japan-Mongolia-U.S. trilateral meeting provided a means to exchange of views on regional and multilateral cooperation and on mutually beneficial economic development.
China is one of the nations whose government violates the rights and fundamental freedoms of people within its borders on a daily basis.
Twenty-nine people were killed and dozens more were injured in two bombings in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, April 30th.
Burma’s democratic transition continues to face many challenges, including atrocities and other serious human rights abuses in Rakhine State committed against the Rohingya minority.