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Kathleen Newland on Freedom of Movement part II

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Kathleen Newland

2011-09-29

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 7) Freedom of movement, broadly speaking, is grounded in a number of specific international commitments. Before saying a... Read More

Secretrary Clinton's Interview With Sharif Amer of Al-Hayat TV

Discussing the transition in Egypt.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-09-29

QUESTION: Madam Secretary, we’re really pleased to have you here and honored to have you on our show, Al-Hayat Al-Youm, and it’s exciting times in Washington, it’s exciting times even... Read More

Nelson Mandela and the Transformative Power of Tolerance and Reconciliation

U.S. Mission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Amira Fouad

2011-09-28

Statement by the Delegation of the United States of America during a Panel on Mandela / Tolerance and Reconciliation Thank you, Mr. President, and thank you to the excellent and... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland: Call for Peaceful Demonstrations in Guinea

The United States encourages all political players in Guinea to engage in dialogue and act responsibly in order to reconcile differences.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-09-28

The United States calls on those who will gather to commemorate the second anniversary of the tragic 2009 pro-democracy demonstration in Conakry Stadium to do so peacefully, as violence undermines... Read More

Undersectretary Otero's Remarks at the International Right to Know Day Celebration

American University, Washington College of Law

Undersecretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-09-28

Good afternoon. It’s a pleasure to be here with you all for the celebration of International Right to Know Day. As you have heard, I am Maria Otero, the U.S.... Read More

Secertary Clinton's Remarks With Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton with Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr

2011-09-28

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon, everyone. It is a great pleasure to welcome the foreign minister here to the State Department for our first official bilateral meeting. We’ve spoken on the... Read More

Ambassador Johnson on Rule of Law: Legislative transparency, Independence of the judiciary, Right to a fair trial

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador David Johnson

2011-09-28

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 4) The rule of law underpins all of our human dimension commitments. Today, we will focus on certain... Read More

Ambassador Efird on the Rule of Law, part II: Capital Punishment;Prevention of Torture; and Protection of Human Rights while Countering Terrorism

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Cynthia Efird

2011-09-28

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 5) The prohibition against torture is a fundamental precept of international law and a core OSCE commitment to... Read More

U.S. Statement on the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

U.S. Mission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Emily Narkis

2011-09-27

Thank you, Madame President. The United States is profoundly committed to ending racism and racial discrimination. We remain fully and firmly committed to upholding the human rights of all people... Read More

Efforts to Combat Racism Must also Preserve Robust Freedom of Expression

U.S. Mission to the United Nations Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland

Amira Fouad

2011-09-27

Remarks delivered under Item 9: Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, and the Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent Thank you... Read More

Ambassador Kelly's Opening Remarks to the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

United States Mission to the OSCE, remarks delivered in Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador Ian Kelly

2011-09-27

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting) Thank you, Mr. Moderator. It is an honor and a pleasure to come to Warsaw for the annual Human... Read More

Deputy Secretary Burns: Is There a Future for the U.S.-India Partnership?

Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.

Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns

2011-09-27

Thank you, Strobe, for that kind introduction. I’m delighted to be back at Brookings for this important conference. And I’m especially delighted to be here with India’s new Ambassador to... Read More

Ambassador at Large Johnson Cook on Freedom of Thought, Conscience, Religion or Belief

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook

2011-09-27

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 2) As President Obama has affirmed, “The United States stands with those who advocate for free religious expression... Read More

Ambassador Johnson on Freedom of Assembly and Association

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Ambassador David Johnson

2011-09-27

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 3) The right to peaceful assembly and association are well-established rights, essential to any genuine, functioning democratic system.... Read More

Transforming Partnerships Across Asia and the Pacific To Combat Corruption and Ensure Ethical Conduct: Open Government, Clean Trade, and Integrity in Markets and Supply Chains

New Dehli, India

Director for Anticrime Programs , Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, David M. Luna

2011-09-27

I am honored to have been invited to New Delhi to attend the 16th Steering Committee Meeting of the ADB/OECD Anticorruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific and to present... Read More

The Lifeline: Embattled NGOs Assistance Fund

Designed to quickly meet the emergency needs of NGOs

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

2011-09-26

Since its creation in 1977, the DRL Bureau has been in the business of protecting and bolstering civil society. We tackled that issue with renewed vigor when Secretary Clinton made... Read More

Spokesperson Nuland on the Ongoing Political Situation in Yemen

We will continue to work with the GCC and others in the international community to support the Yemeni people's aspirations.

U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Victoria Nuland

2011-09-26

The United States takes note of the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) September 23 statement and joins it in expressing deep concern about the current situation in Yemen. We again express... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Melia on Freedom of expression, free media and information

U.S. Mission to the OSCE, Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Warsaw, Poland

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor, Thomas O. Melia

2011-09-26

(As prepared for delivery at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Session 1) Freedom of expression, including freedom of the press, and the ability of citizens to access and share... Read More

Statement from National Security Council Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Saudi Arabia's Announced Reforms

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

2011-09-25

We welcome Saudi King Abdullah’s announcement today that women will serve as full members of the Shura Council in the next session, and will have the right to participate in... Read More

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues in South and Central Asia

Mapping Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in South and Central Asia.

HumanRights.gov Staff with DevelopmentSeed

2011-09-23

For more information on the human rights situation in countries around the world, check out the human rights reports. To create your own maps, or to find out more about... Read More



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