“Democracy faces greater challenges today than at any point in recent memory.”
The United States is gravely concerned about the plight of the Rohingya population in Southeast Asia.
The United States values the partnerships it has co-built across the Americas to support and strengthen the modern global information and communication ecosystem.
"The freedom to speak, freedom to worship, to travel, to acquire knowledge and information," said Secretary Kerry, "these are essentials."
On August 7 Niladry Chattopadhyay was hacked to death at his home by assailants using machetes and cleavers.
U.N. Security Council adopts resolution establishing joint investigation mechanism regarding the use of chemicals as weapons in Syria.
The United States calls on all parties, particularly the Government of Burundi, to renounce violence and the use of force to achieve their goals and to work toward restoring calm in the interest of all Burundian citizens.
The U.S. is determined to work with Indonesia to expand broadband infrastructure and create an economic environment that enables affordable Internet connections.
“The foreign fighters are very brutal with women, even the ones they marry. There were cases where the wife had to be taken to the emergency ward because of the violence, the sexual violence."
In September, the U.S. Congress will vote on whether or not to disapprove the comprehensive nuclear accord agreed to last month by the P5+1 countries and Iran.
Efforts to combat human trafficking around the world have advanced steadily over the past 15 years.
The United States Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on three Hezbollah military leaders and a businessman with close ties to Hezbollah leadership.