Political reforms have not kept pace with economic advances.
The United States is concerned about the case of Gulnaza Yuldasheva in Uzbekistan.
For all its progress, Bangladesh still has serious human rights concerns.
Much is at stake in the talks, which have convened and then been suspended several times in recent months.
The Abbott Fund has announced a $1 million partnership with the Secretary’s Fund to support grassroots organizations in Burma.
Iranian regime still pledges support for Assad.
A special congress has convened there to begin the process of approving a new national constitution.