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U.S. Condemns Religious Persecution by ISIL

2014-07-18

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the systematic persecution of ethnic and religious minorities by the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). We are... Read More

President Obama’s Remarks at Annual White House Iftar

The White House - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-07-14

AS PRESENTED: THE PRESIDENT: Good evening everyone and welcome to the White House. Every year, our Iftar is a chance to join in fellowship with friends, old and new, and... Read More

Remarks by President Obama at Pride Month Celebration

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-30

Fact Sheet: Advancing The Human Rights Of LGBT Persons Globally - June 2014 update THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. (Applause.) Well, I want to thank Jim and Patrick. First of all,... Read More

Assistant Secretary Malinowski Burma Trip Statement

Rangoon,Burma

Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Tom Malinowski

2014-06-28

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski led an interagency delegation to Burma comprising senior officials from the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury, and... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Ramadan Kareem

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-27

As the holy month of Ramadan begins, I wish the millions of Muslims here at home and so many more all around the world Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is a time... Read More

President Obama on the Occasion of Ramadan 2014

The White House

President Barack Obama

2014-06-27

On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the... Read More

Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail

U.S. Department of State

Marie Harf

2014-06-26

Meriam Ibrahim Ishag Released on Bail The State Department has received confirmation that Meriam Ibrahim Ishag has been released on bail and is no longer being detained at a Sudanese... Read More

State of Rights - Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014

Yale MacMillan Center - New Haven, Connecticut - June 26, 2014 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

U.S. Department of State; Yale University

2014-06-26

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014 The U.S. Department of State and the Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism sponsored a discussion, “Reality Check:  An Examination of... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Court Ruling to Free Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-23

We obviously welcome the decision by the Sudanese Appeals Court to order the release of Ms. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag. Her case has rightly drawn the attention of the world... Read More

State of Rights

Yale MacMillan Center - New Haven, Connecticut - June 26, 2014 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014

2014-06-23

Reality Check: An Examination of Anti-Semitism in 2014 The U.S. Department of State and the Yale Program for the Study of Anti-Semitism sponsored a discussion, “Reality Check:  An Examination of... Read More

U.S. Statement at the UPR Working Group Report for Eritrea

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the UN Human Rights Council

2014-06-20

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council Adoption of the UPR WG Report for Eritrea The United States welcomes the return of the Eritrean delegation... Read More

HRC 26 Joint Statement Condems Massive Human Rights Violations and Abuses in South Sudan

Human Rights Council 26th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-06-20

Read the U.S. Statements: 26th Session of the UN Human Rights Council The United States joined the following statement, which was read before the Human Rights Council by Belgium. Item... Read More

Transcript of Deputy Assistant Secretary Keshap's Interview with Dharisha Bastians of the Colombo Telegraph

U.S. Mission to Sri Lanka & the Maldives

Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs, Atul Keshap; Dharisha Bastians

2014-06-20

Journalist:  Let’s go over why you are here and what issues you are raising. DAS Keshap:  Sure. As part of my job I’m responsible for U.S. foreign relations with South... Read More

U.S. Embassy Statement on Aluthgama & Beruwela Violence

U.S. Embassy Colombo - Colombo, Sri Lanka

2014-06-16

The U.S. Embassy Colombo condemns the violence that has spread over the weekend in Aluthgama and Beruwela. We urge the government to ensure that order is preserved and the lives... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Ambassador Zarudna, Head of the OSCE Center in Astanta

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Scurity and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel Baer

2014-06-12

The United States is pleased to welcome Ambassador Zarudna back to the Permanent Council.  Ambassador, thank you for your informative report.   Your ongoing multi-year projects on human rights education... Read More

U.S. Condemns Sudanese Conviction and Continued Imprisonment of Meriam Ishag

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-06-12

The United States remains deeply concerned about the conviction and continued imprisonment of Ms. Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag. Sudan’s journey has long been a struggle, and back when I was... Read More

Karachi Airport Attack and Balochistan Shia Attack Press Statement

State Department, Department of the Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, D.C.

State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki

2014-06-09

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of Sunday’s brazen attack on Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport. We wish those who were injured a full... Read More

The Brussels G-7 Summit Declaration

The White House-Office of the Press Secretary

Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission

2014-06-05

1.       We, the Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission, met... Read More

Under Secretary Sewall at Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary Event

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, Dr. Sarah Sewall

2014-06-04

On behalf of the Department, I would like to thank Dr. He for speaking to us today on the 25th anniversary of the Chinese government’s violent suppression of protests in... Read More

G-7 Leaders Statement – Foreign Policy

The White House-Office of the Press Secretary

Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, the President of the European Council and the President of the European Commission

2014-06-04

Ukraine We welcome the successful conduct under difficult circumstances of the election in Ukraine on 25 May. The strong voter turnout underlined the determination of Ukraine’s citizens to determine the... Read More



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