North Korea’s Systematic, Widespread and Gross Human Rights Violations Demand International Action

North Korea’s Systematic, Widespread and Gross Human Rights Violations Demand International Action

Members of the UN Security Council met to discuss the findings of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in DPRK and to hear compelling personal testimony from survivors Shin Dong-hyuk & Hyeon Seo-lee. While the members of the Security Council have spent countless hours considering the threat North Korea's nuclear program poses to international peace and security, today...they also contemplated the systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations that North Korea is committing against its own people...

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Russian Fiction the Sequel: 10 More False Claims About Ukraine (Fact Sheet)

Russian Fiction the Sequel: 10 More False Claims About Ukraine (Fact Sheet)

“No amount of propaganda can make right something that the world knows is wrong.” – President Barack Obama

Russia continues to spin a false and dangerous narrative to justify its illegal actions in Ukraine. The Russian propaganda machine continues to promote hate speech and incite violence by creating a false threat in Ukraine that does not exist.

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Voices of North Korea

Voices of North Korea

The UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea brought to light the deplorable situation inside North Korea.  The Commission’s excellent report gives us all the opportunity to hear and read the harrowing testimony of North Korean witnesses to the deeply disturbing crimes committed by the regime against its own people.  “Voices of North Korea” highlights personal stories that are at once all too familiar to many North Korean escapees, yet unimaginable to those of us living elsewhere.

U.S. Supports Commission of Inquiry on North Korea’s Call for Accountability

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International Roma Day 2014

International Roma Day 2014

“We mark the day by celebrating the rich Romani culture and the diverse contributions of Roma to our societies. On this day, we should reflect on the obstacles that continue to prevent millions of Roma from realizing their potential.” -Secretary of State John Kerry, International Roma Day 2013

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Ukraine News Center

Ukraine News Center

Comprehensive listing of U.S. Government news and activity related to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

Latest:
Secretary Kerry Remarks with EU High Representative Catherine Ashton after Their Meeting - 4/17/14
Geneva Statement on Ukraine - 4/17/14

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