The United States warned the Iranian government that it holds Iran “fully accountable” for the well-being of detained U.S. citizen Baquer Namazi.
The United States is deeply troubled that a Vietnamese court has convicted and sentenced peaceful labor and environmental activist Hoang Duc Binh and Nguyen Nam Phong to fourteen years and two years in prison, respectively.
The Secretary of State recently re-designated Iran as one of ten “Countries of Particular Concern” for engaging in or tolerating “systematic, ongoing, [and] egregious violations of religious freedom.”
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.