“Labor Rights are human rights, but they’re also economic rights. And workers being able to exercise these rights is very important to building economies in which prosperity and the benefits of growth are broadly shared."
Promoting the human rights of persons with disabilities has been a key objective of U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration both at home and internationally.
In too many places the press has become a target of retaliation by those who feel threatened by freedom of expression and transparency in democratic processes.
There is only one way to ease the suffering of the people of Yemen, and that is to bring the war to an end by following the plan put forward by the United Nations.
The #FreeToBeHome campaign highlighting the stories of families and their loved ones who face politically motivated imprisonment for their beliefs and speech.
On December 12 thousands of Sunni Muslims marking the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad in Punjab’s Chakwal city attacked a mosque belonging to the Ahmadiyya Muslim community.
The Ukrainian film director was arrested in Crimea in 2014 shortly after Russia's occupation of the peninsula in retaliation for his vocal opposition to the occupation.
The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent terrorist attack on Christian worshippers which took place in St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, adjacent to St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Cairo.
The United States is a nation that has offered freedom and opportunity to migrants from around the world. And we hope the international community will work to make migration safer, more orderly, and more lawful, for the benefit of all.
“The regime of Bashar al-Assad, Russia, Iran, and their affiliated militia are the ones responsible for what the UN called “a complete meltdown of humanity."
Ilham Tohti, a member of the Muslim Uighur ethnic group in China.
Over one third of women and girls experience some form of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime.