U.S. Treasury Department action “targets two individuals who threaten the stability of the Central African Republic’s Transitional Government and undermine free and fair elections.
The United States and Belarus recently convened the second Working Group for Democracy and Human Rights.
In many conflicts worldwide, human trafficking or modern slavery is often among the most tragic consequences.
Vietnamese human rights lawyer and blogger Nguyen Van Dai was arrested on December 16 by Vietnamese authorities.
The United States continues to target the finances of all those enabling Assad to continue killing the Syrian people.
“We stand with these courageous Syrians and reiterate our call that those responsible for serious human rights violations and abuses in Syria must be held accountable.”
“We have a very small window left to restore rationality and reasonableness in place of the chaos and madness that is spreading throughout the country. We urge all parties to make the right choice, before Burundi truly plunges into the abyss.”
The protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms throughout the OSCE region continues to be a priority.
Since 1950, the United Nations has celebrated December 10 as Human Rights Day.
The meeting between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Foreign Minister Chikoti was the second ministerial level meeting of the U.S.-Angola Strategic Partnership Dialogue.
The United States is deeply troubled by the Russian Government’s continued restrictions against civil society organizations in Russia.
In Southeast Asia, the United States believes that accountable governments, the rule of law, and respect for human rights provide the foundation for long-term political stability and sustainable development.