On the third Monday of each January, Americans honor the memory of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr.
Despite gains, societal problems, including violence against women, continue to hamper lives.
The United States offers its condolences to the family of President Malam Bacai Sanha.
The United States Government is seriously concerned by reports that three more Tibetans have self-immolated over the past few days.
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."