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Making ‘Never Again’ a Reality: UNESCO Conference on Holocaust Education

Paris, France

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2012-02-02

Hannah Rosenthal serves as U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. The weather in Paris today reflected the mood in UNESCO's conference room -- gloomy with a chance of... Read More

Statement by Deputy Assistant Secretary Baer on U.S. Policy Toward Post-Election Democratic Republic of the Congo

Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

2012-02-02

Good afternoon, Chairman Smith, Ranking Member Payne, honorable Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify on the United States’ policy toward the Democratic Republic of the... Read More

Statement by the Press Secretary on Aerial Bombardments in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2012-02-02

The United States strongly condemns the bombing by the Sudanese Armed Forces of civilian populations in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States in Sudan. Aerial attacks on civilian targets are... Read More

Ambassador Rice on School Bombing in Southern Kordofan

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

2012-02-02

I am outraged by the Sudan Armed Forces’ heinous bombing yesterday of a school run by Samaritan’s Purse in the Nuba Mountains region of Southern Kordofan. It was the first... Read More

Assistant Secretary Campbell's Remarks at the Press Roundtable in Hanoi, Vietnam

Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

2012-02-02

ASSISTANT SECRETARY CAMPBELL: It’s terrific to be back in Vietnam. I’ve had the pleasure and great opportunity to come during periodic visits over the course of the last 20 years.... Read More

Burma's Changing Political Landscape

2012-02-01

Learn the stories of Burma's recently freed political prisoners in Voices from Rangoon. Transcript available The civilian leadership of Burma has taken important steps since assuming power in April 2011,... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at the United Nations regarding Syria

United Nations, New York, New York

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-01-31

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. I think we saw once again the deep concern that the international community has over the situation in Syria and the determination to act, to try... Read More

Remarks by Secretary Clinton at a United Nations Security Council Session on the Situation in Syria

United Nations, New York, New York

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-01-31

Thank you very much, Mr. President, and let me begin by thanking Prime Minister Hamad bin Jassim and Secretary General el Araby for their thorough briefing. The Arab League has... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton on the Sharp Escalation of Regime Violence in Syria

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-01-30

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the escalation of the Syrian regime’s violent and brutal attacks on its own people. In the past few days we have... Read More

Statement by Secretary Clinton: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-01-30

See also: Statement by the President on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Last week, the United States joined countries throughout the world in marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day. We paused to... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns addresses African Union Summit in Addis Adaba

William J. Burns, Deputy Secretary

2012-01-30

Thank you very much and good afternoon. I am very pleased to be in Addis Ababa. My visit to Ethiopia concludes a week-long trip to Africa, which also included visits... Read More

Secretary Clinton Meets with Members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

2012-01-27

Today, Secretary of State Clinton met with Professor Dinah Shelton, President of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), and the members of the Commission. This is an historic moment... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

Susan E. Rice, Ambassador, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

2012-01-27

On the 67th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, I join people in the United States, in Israel, across the United Nations system and around the world in commemorating International... Read More

Statements on Arrest of Igor Vinyavskiy and Raid on Independent Newspaper in Kazakhstan

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-01-26

The United States wishes to join in the sentiments expressed by the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic in her statement on January 25 and to express... Read More

Statement on Byalyatski Appeal in Belarus

United States Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2012-01-26

Like the European Union, the United States strongly condemns the Minsk City Court’s failure to overturn Ales Byalyatski’s November 24 conviction and sentence. We reiterate our earlier condemnation of the... Read More

Statement by Assistant Secretary Michael Posner in Cairo, Egypt

U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Egypt

Assistant Secretary Michael Posner

2012-01-26

See also Assistant Secretary Posner's Question and Answer Session in Cairo, Egypt. Statements by Secretary Clinton: Civil Society: Supporting Democracy in the 21st Century Clinton Defends Civil Society, Internet Freedom... Read More

Statement by the Spokesperson on the Wave of Arrests, Harassment, and Death Sentences in Iran

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-01-26

We are deeply concerned by the alarming increase in the Iranian regime’s efforts to extinguish all forms of free expression and limit its citizens’ access to information in the lead-up... Read More

State Department Appoints Kimberley Process Chair

Washington, D.C.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-01-26

Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Jose W. Fernandez is pleased to announce that Ambassador Gillian Milovanovic will serve as Chair of the Kimberley Process for 2012. The Kimberley... Read More

Q&A in Egypt with Assistant Secretary Michael Posner

Cairo, Egypt

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

2012-01-26

See also: Statement by Assistant Secretary Posner in Egypt Question: Your view of the transmission of power from the SCAF now rather than at the end of June? The second... Read More

Guinea: Status of Legislative Elections

Question Taken at the January 26, 2012 Daily Press Briefing

2012-01-26

Question: Do we have a comment on the democratic process in Guinea which has been lagging behind, as efforts to hold legislative elections have yet to succeed? Do we have... Read More



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