The United States condemns the Qadhafi regime’s continued brutal attacks on the Libyan people in violation of UN Security Council Resolution 1973, which calls for a stop to all attacks... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon and welcome to the Ben Franklin Room here in the diplomatic rooms of the State Department. I am delighted, once again, to greet and welcome State... Read More
On April 12, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong hailed the importance of people-to-people engagement during the second annual U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People... Read More
Good evening, everyone. And let me thank you, Strobe, for that introduction and for your many years of friendship. It is such a pleasure for me to join you... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good evening. Oh, welcome to one of my favorite nights of the year, and especially this extraordinary 10th anniversary of the Global Leadership Awards and the Vital Voices... Read More
Thank you all for coming out. I know it must have been hard from some of you to tear yourselves away from CNN tonight. I want to thank so much... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, and it is such a pleasure for me once again to have a chance to consult with a friend and a colleague. The foreign minister... Read More
Mr. Chairman, I would like to thank you and the bureau for your efforts to prepare us for the work of this year’s Commission.
Much has changed since 1994 when... Read More
We are concerned by today's arrest of former opposition presidential candidates Kizza Besigye, Norbert Mao, and other opposition leaders for participating in a walk-to-work protest over rising prices in Uganda.... Read More
The United States welcomes the end of former President Laurent Gbabgo’s illegitimate claim to power in Cote d’Ivoire. As the international community has said repeatedly, the people of Cote d’Ivoire... Read More
Click here for the full State.gov video of the Eichman Trial event with Deborah Lipstadt
ASSISTANT SECRETARY POSNER: Ladies and gentlemen, members of the diplomatic corps, esteemed colleagues and members... Read More
The United States condemns the renewed assault by forces loyal to former President Gbagbo against the Republican Forces of Cote d’Ivoire. It is clear that Gbagbo’s attempts at negotiation this... Read More
The United States welcomes the initiative of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to address the challenging political situation in Yemen. We strongly encourage all sides to engage in this urgently... Read More
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Click here for the 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
The values the United States embraces – the rights to life, liberty, and... Read More
Q: What are the major trends that you see in this year’s Human Rights Report?
A: We’ve identified three major trends in this year’s human rights report. First, there’s a... Read More
SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone. I’m here today to present the 35th annual report to Congress on the state of human rights around the world. The struggle for... Read More
ASSISTANT SECRETARY POSNER: Thank you, Madam Secretary. I want to just start by saying a few words of acknowledgement. As Secretary Clinton said, this is a mammoth undertaking. The... Read More
Q: Why does the Department of State issue the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices?
The State Department issues a report on human rights as part of its commitment to... Read More
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Q: ¿Por qué el Departamento de Estado publica el Informe de Países sobre Prácticas de Derechos Humanos?
Para el gobierno de los Estados... Read More
What it is:
HumanRights.gov is the official United States Government (USG) website for international human rights related information. The site's search function links users directly with news, reports and explanatory... Read More