Now Available: Human Rights Reports for 2011


The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974.

Secretary Clinton’s RemarksAssistant Secretary Posner’s Q&A

See also: 2011 Reports Fact Sheet | Previous Years’ Reports

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Recent Speeches on Human Rights

Secretary Clinton:

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns:

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael H. Posner:

Human Rights Council:

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