“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."
“Civil society and youth-driven engagement are absolutely essential in combating crime and building more resilient communities."