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Syria Accountability Clearinghouse

United States Mission Geneva, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-04-03

Recognizing that perpetrators of gross violations of human rights in Syria must be held to account, and that the Syrian people will lead the way, the United States will work... Read More

The Political and Security Situation in Mali

State Department Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2012-04-03

We remain deeply concerned about the ongoing political crisis in Mali. Mali’s territorial integrity is at stake and its political institutions will be further weakened if Captain Amadou Sanogo and... Read More

Ambassador Susan E. Rice in Response to a Question Submitted on Twitter

U.S. Mission to the United Nations, New York, New York

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

2012-04-03

AMBASSADOR RICE: So the question that we received – Mark, would you read it again? MODERATOR: One more time, this is from @freeppl. Why are you not acting swiftly towards... Read More

Statement by NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Sudan

NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor

2012-04-03

Today, the President authorized the use of up to $26 million from the Emergency Refugee and Migration Assistance Fund to respond to the unexpected and urgent needs resulting from the... Read More

Senegal National Day

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-03

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Senegal as you celebrate the 52nd anniversary... Read More

U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions on Malian Mutineers

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-04-03

The Department of State today imposed restrictions on travel to the United States on persons and the immediate family of persons who block Mali’s return to civilian rule and a... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on the Elections in Burma

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary

2012-04-02

We congratulate the people of Burma on their participation in the electoral process, and Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy on their strong showing in the... Read More

U.S. and International Partners Establish Syria Accountability Clearinghouse

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-04-02

Recognizing that perpetrators of gross violations of human rights in Syria must be held to account, and that the Syrian people will lead the way, the United States will work... Read More

Remarks by Ambassador Susan E. Rice at the Security Council Stakeout

New York, New York

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

2012-04-02

Ambassador Rice: Good afternoon, everyone. Let me provide you with a read-out of the Council’s meeting this morning with Joint Special Envoy Kofi Annan. The Joint Special Envoy reviewed for... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on World Autism Awareness Day, 2012

White House

President Barack Obama

2012-04-02

Presidential Proclamation -- World Autism Awareness Day, 2012 WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY, 2012 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A... Read More

Humanitarian Situation in Sudan and South Sudan

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Catherine Wiesner; USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Christa Capozzola; and Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan Princeton Lyman

2012-04-02

MR. VENTRELL: Hi, everyone. Thanks for joining us today. Today's conference call is on the record. With us we have Catherine Wiesner, who is a Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population,... Read More

April 2012: Secretary Clinton Answers Questions on Syria

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-02

Interview With Reena Ninan of ABC QUESTION: There has been talk within Syria about the growing reach of al-Qaida. President Obama has worked very hard to stamp that out with... Read More

U.S. Sends Aid, Urges End to Sudan–South Sudan Violence

2012-04-02

President Obama expressed concern about growing tensions between Sudan and South Sudan when speaking April 2 to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir about the clashes in the border region between... Read More

Secretary Clinton Announces $12 Million More in Aid to Syrians

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-02

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the United States is increasing its humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people by more than $12 million, bringing its total aid in response... Read More

Secretary Clinton Press Availability on Syria

Istanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-01

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. Today, the international community sent a clear and unified message that we will increase pressure on the Assad regime in Syria and assistance to the... Read More

Secretary Clinton After Meeting with Syrian National Council

Istanbul, Turkey

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-04-01

QUESTION: (Via translator) I have three questions and three comments to make. First of all, there is a feeling of despair, because people -- Syrian people feel that they are... Read More

Fact Sheet: Additional Humanitarian Relief for Syrians

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-04-01

The United States is pursuing every avenue to get humanitarian relief into Syria and is engaged in focused diplomatic efforts to secure full and unfettered access for humanitarian organizations to... Read More

Secretary Clinton and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal Discuss Iran and Syria

Gulf Cooperation Council Secretariat, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2012-03-31

FOREIGN MINISTER SAUD: (In Arabic.) SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you very much, Your Highness. It’s wonderful to be back here in Riyadh. And I thank you for your warm hospitality, and... Read More

Treasury Designates Syrian Government Officials

U.S. Department of the Treasury, Press Center

2012-03-30

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today announced the designations of three senior officials of the Government of Syria – Syria’s Minister of Defense Dawood Rajiha, Syria’s Deputy... Read More

New Organization Will Strengthen Human Rights Protection Efforts in Extractive Industries

U.S. Department of State, Office of the Spokesperson

2012-03-30

Over the last 12 years, governments, major multinational corporations, and non-governmental organizations have worked together to make sure that when companies extract resources in some of the most difficult places... Read More



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