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Secretary Kerry To Release Annual Human Rights Reports

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-02-25

Notice to the Press Secretary of State John Kerry will release the 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices on Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. in the Press... Read More

Secretary Kerry: Preventing Sexual Violence Is a National Security Imperative

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-25

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry co-authored this entry with UK Foreign Secretary William Hague. Imagine that you're caught in the cross-hairs of a civil war. Your family has been... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Enactment of Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-24

This is a tragic day for Uganda and for all who care about the cause of human rights. Ultimately, the only answer is repeal of this law. The United States... Read More

White House Press Secretary on Uganda

The White House

Press Secretary Jay Carney

2014-02-24

Instead of standing on the side of freedom, justice, and equal rights for its people, today, regrettably, Ugandan President Museveni took Uganda a step backward by signing into law legislation... Read More

USUN at a UN Security Council Meeting on Cooperation with the OSCE

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

Deputy Permanent Representative to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Rosemary A. DiCarlo

2014-02-24

Thank you, Madame President. I, too, would like to welcome OSCE Chairperson-in-Office President Didier Burkhalter to the Security Council and thank him for today’s briefing on OSCE activities under Swiss... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Recent Attacks by Boko Haram

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-23

Unspeakable violence and acts of terror like the ones committed by Boko Haram last week in northern Nigeria are horrific, wrong, and have no place in our world. Last Saturday,... Read More

Secretary Kerry Speaks With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov About the Situation in Ukraine

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

DipNote Blog

2014-02-23

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke by telephone this morning with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov about the situation in Ukraine.  Secretary Kerry expressed the United States Government's strong support... Read More

Ambassador Power at the Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture

U.S. Mission to the UN - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-02-23

Thank you, Mayor Garcetti, for your very kind words and for welcoming me to Los Angeles. I did my homework on you before coming to your town. And I came... Read More

Secretary Kerry on UN Security Council Resolution on Syria

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-22

This could be a hinge-point in the tortured three years of a Syria crisis bereft of hope. This overdue resolution, if fully implemented, will ensure humanitarian aid reaches people in... Read More

White House Press Secretary on Ukraine

The White House

Press Secretary Jay Carney

2014-02-22

The United States is closely monitoring developments in Ukraine. We have consistently advocated a de-escalation of violence, constitutional change, a coalition government, and early elections, and today’s developments could move... Read More

Former Guatemalan Special Forces Officer Sentenced for Covering Up Involvement in 1982 Massacre

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

2014-02-21

A former Guatemalan Special Forces officer was sentenced on February 10 to serve 10 years in prison for covering up his involvement in a 1982 massacre at Dos Erres, Guatemala. ... Read More

U.S. Concern over the Bolotnaya Verdicts

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

Deputy Department Spokesperson, Marie Harf

2014-02-21

On May 6, 2012, thousands of Russians – teachers, students, scientists, athletes, pensioners – took to the streets of Moscow to demand fair elections and government accountability. Today, a Russian... Read More

President Obama's Meeting with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama

The White House

Office of the Press Secretary

2014-02-21

The President met this morning at the White House with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama.  The President reiterated his strong support for the preservation of Tibet’s unique religious, cultural,... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Ukraine

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2014-02-21

The United States welcomes the agreement signed today between Ukrainian President Yanukovych and Opposition leaders. The agreement, facilitated by Foreign Ministers Fabius, Sikorski, and Steinmeier and witnessed by Russia, is... Read More

U.S. Condemns in Strongest Possible Terms Fighting Outside UN Mission in South Sudan

U.S. Mission to Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-02-21

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the fighting between the Government of South Sudan and opposition forces outside the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound in... Read More

Secretary Kerry on the Situation in Venezuela

Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-02-21

I am watching with increasing concern the situation in Venezuela. Despite calls from that country’s democratic opposition and the international community, the Venezuelan government has confronted peaceful protestors with force... Read More

U.S. on Signing of the Agreement in Ukraine

Via Teleconference - U.S. Department of State

Senior State Department Official

2014-02-21

Special Briefing on the Situation in Ukraine MODERATOR: Thank you, and thank you, everyone, for joining us this afternoon on this call. Our speaker this afternoon will be , but... Read More

Statement by the White House Press Secretary on Ukraine

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House

Press Secretary, Jay Carney

2014-02-20

We are outraged by the images of Ukrainian security forces firing automatic weapons on their own people. We urge President Yanukovych to immediately withdraw his security forces from downtown Kyiv... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Recent Protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

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

2014-02-20

The United States would like to draw attention to the recent protests which have taken place across many cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina since early February. As we have previously... Read More

Ambassador Baer Response to Report by Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro

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

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

2014-02-20

The United States welcomes Ambassador Janina Hrebičkova to the Permanent Council for the first time in her role as Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro.  You bring strong leadership... Read More



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