Prominent activist Nabeel Rajab was injured and hospitalized after he was attacked by riot police at a recent protest.
Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad has failed to honor his commitments to the Arab League.
“The United States will continue to be forthright in our firm support for universal human rights."
The continued detention of more than 1,000 prisoners of conscience remains a major concern.
Civil society organizations working in Egypt have been raided because of their funding sources and activities in recent days.
New incarcerations for political dissent have not stopped.
The United States welcomes the agreement by the major political parties and leaders in Bosnia and Herzegovina to form a government.
“A growing body of evidence ... shows how women around the world contribute to making and keeping peace."