Religious freedom and development are “inextricably linked,” said Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development Bonnie Glick.
"Fighting so that each person is free to believe, free to assemble and to teach the tenets of his or her own faith is not optional -- indeed it is a moral imperative.”
The United States remains deeply concerned by the gross human rights abuses and violations detailed in a recent United Nations Human Rights report on Venezuela.
Burma remains a Country of Particular Concern due to systematic ongoing and egregious violations of religious freedom.
The United States stands with refugees and the international community to support refugees, asylum seekers, and displaced persons worldwide.
Digital technology is revolutionizing the world by providing access to information, financing, and business networks — all of which are necessary for women to reach their full economic potential and create integrated, sustainable communities.
Promoting greater respect for human rights remains a key component of U.S. foreign policy, including in its relations with Vietnam.
The United States is gravely concerned about the Chinese government’s massive incarceration of Uighurs.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has sworn in Elan Carr as the new United States Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism.
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.