U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry honored eight TIP Report Heroes from around the world.
The United States notes President Jammeh’s decision to pardon and release at least 200 prisoners.
According to a recent report by the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, around the world, nearly 60 million people are forcibly displaced, many living as refugees.
Human trafficking, or modern slavery, happens everywhere.
The balloting and electoral process have been broadly criticized as non-credible by the East African Community and international partners, including President Obama during his recent visit to Kenya.
The terrorist group Boko Haram has stepped up its attacks in Nigeria and Cameroon, killing hundreds of people in a string of suicide bombings.
“Without access to an education and the opportunity for decent work these vulnerable workers are therefore more likely to be subject to exploitation and forced labor."
Chinese authorities have recently detained, arrested, subjected to forced disappearance, held incommunicado, or questioned and released 169 lawyers, legal staff, and activists.
ISIL is traumatizing a whole generation of Iraqi and Syrian children by subjecting them to violence and slavery.
On June 27th, the United States urged the United Nations Security Council to blacklist six rival commanders from South Sudan for threatening that country’s peace and stability.
“At the beginning I thought they were fighting for Allah, but later I discovered they were far from the principles of Islam.”
The UN is drawing up the Sustainable Development Goals program, which is meant to succeed the MDGs, and to consolidate on their gains.