While the vast majority of the nearly 100,000 men and women who serve as UN peacekeepers do so with honor and integrity, acts of misconduct still occur.
Protecting and promoting religious freedom is a foreign policy priority of the Trump administration.
Tehran’s chief prosecutor has announced that an unidentified Iranian woman, who removed her compulsory hijab in public in late December, was sentenced to 24 months in prison.
The United States stands with the Venezuelan people and supports free and fair elections in Venezuela.
The United States warned the Iranian government that it holds Iran “fully accountable” for the well-being of detained U.S. citizen Baquer Namazi.
The Chinese government uses extraordinary measures to surveille and persecute its Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
The Administration of President Donald Trump has placed a focus on women’s economic opportunities, empowerment and entrepreneurship.
“Their voices deserve to be heard. We encourage all parties to protect this fundamental right to peaceful expression and to avoid any actions that contribute to censorship.”
The United States and Germany have spoken out concerning the recent conviction and sentencing of two Chinese human rights activists.
U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela Spratlen, provided opening remarks at a conference to mark the successful conclusion of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Reintegration for Trafficking Survivors Project.
On December 20, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, designated five individuals pursuant to the Magnitsky Act.
Despite urgent calls from governments and human rights monitors, two reporters who work for the international news agency Reuters remain in detention in Burma.