The United States once again calls for Russia’s complete and immediate implementation of the Minsk agreements, including the return of Nadiya Savchenko, Oleg Sentsov, Oleksander Kolchenko and all unlawfully-detained persons.
U.S. asks others to join in "encouraging the Chinese government to live up to its international obligations to respect Tibetans’ distinct culture, identity, and fundamental human rights.”
The United States is deeply concerned by the June 16 conviction and sentencing by a Bahraini court of Shaikh Ali Salman, the Secretary General of the Al-Wifaq opposition political society.
The growth of violent extremism over the last decade is a dangerous and destabilizing phenomenon.
In many places, religious minorities including Christian, Jewish, Shia, Sunni, Yezidi, Ahmedi, and Baha'i communities face discrimination and violence.
Justice is being served through the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
"Access to justice doesn’t just mean access to courts, it means access to information and to government services from a government that is responsive to their needs."
Saudi Arabia’s Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of human rights activist and internet blogger Raif Badawi.
It’s been 26 years since China’s violent suppression of pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square.
Artist Atena Farghadani has been sentenced to twelve and a half years in prison for drawings and other content critical of the government which she posted on Facebook.
Since his victory, President Sirisena has implemented a number of reforms, including removing media restrictions, lifting restrictions on foreign travel to the North, and initiating corruption probes.
Zimbabwe, once a pride of Africa and its breadbasket, has fallen far in recent decades, driven down by government policies, political violence and economic decline.