During his travels in South America, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis called the ongoing tragedy in Venezuela a “human-imposed condition.”
Due to extreme hardships brought about by the Maduro regime, many Venezuelans are fleeing the country.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, serving a 20-year sentence in a remote Russian prison, has been on a hunger strike for more than 100 days.
Maduro has used a drone attack as a pretext to crack down on Venezuela’s opposition by unleashing the regime’s secret police.
In July 1995, Bosnian-Serb troops overran the town of Srebrenica, a United Nations-designated protected area packed with tens of thousands of Bosnian Muslims who had sought shelter there.
Syrian authorities consistently denied having any knowledge of those detained or those who were last seen in their custody.
The United States is gravely concerned by credible reports of numerous detentions, beatings, and other abuses of Zimbabweans, in particular, targeting of opposition activists.
The Nicaraguan government of Daniel Ortega is virtually “waging war on the Catholic Church,” said Vice President Pence.
Faith-based organizations frequently work with USAID to deliver development assistance or humanitarian relief to marginalized people.
The White House strongly condemned “the ongoing violence in Nicaragua and human rights abuses committed by the Daniel Ortega regime in response to protests.”
American Pastor Andrew Brunson, wrongfully incarcerated in Turkey, was moved from Buca Prison to house arrest recently.
The Vice President expressed concern over growing religious intolerance in many countries around the world, including countries in Europe.