The U.S. Government, through the United States Agency for International Development, or USAID, launched a civil society and media strengthening project in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in mid-January.
The United States is disturbed by the January 12 sentencing of Azerbaijani journalist Afgan Mukhtarli to a six-year prison term.
The Chinese government uses extraordinary measures to surveille and persecute its Uighur Muslim minority in Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
The Administration of President Donald Trump has placed a focus on women’s economic opportunities, empowerment and entrepreneurship.
“Their voices deserve to be heard. We encourage all parties to protect this fundamental right to peaceful expression and to avoid any actions that contribute to censorship.”
The United States and Germany have spoken out concerning the recent conviction and sentencing of two Chinese human rights activists.
U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Pamela Spratlen, provided opening remarks at a conference to mark the successful conclusion of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Reintegration for Trafficking Survivors Project.
On December 20, 2017, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC, designated five individuals pursuant to the Magnitsky Act.
Despite urgent calls from governments and human rights monitors, two reporters who work for the international news agency Reuters remain in detention in Burma.
The United States remains deeply concerned over the dire humanitarian conditions of the Venezuelan people brought about by the authoritarian regime of Nicolas Maduro.
The activities of MOIS include undermining the rule of law and abusing the rights of the Iranian people.
ISIS may have been largely routed in Syria, but the nightmare of violence and devastation in the country continues in various enclaves, including in opposition-held eastern Ghouta, located on the outskirts of Damascus.