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Mark Toner: Statement on Gulf Cooperation Council Initiative in Yemen

Acting Deputy Spokesman Mark C. Toner

2011-04-08

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

The 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor

2011-04-08

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

Assistant Secretary Michael Posner's Q&A on the Release of the 2010 Human Rights Reports

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

2011-04-08

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's Remarks to the Press at the Release of the 2010 Human Rights Reports

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-08

   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 Michael Posner: On the Release of the 2010 Human Rights Reports

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

2011-04-08

  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

Under Secretary Maria Otero's Q&A on the 2010 Human Rights Reports

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-04-08

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

Sub Secretaria Maria Otero entrevista sobre el Informe de Derechos Humanos 2010

Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs Maria Otero

2011-04-08

Click here for the English version.  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

Welcome to HumanRights.gov

HumanRights.gov Staff

2011-04-08

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

Secretary Clinton: Statement at the 17th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-07

We pause today to reflect upon one of humanity’s darkest hours and pay our respects to the victims killed brutally and needlessly in the 100 days of carnage in Rwanda... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement on Iranian Journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi Named 2011 UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize Winner

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-07

I send my deepest congratulations to jailed Iranian journalist Ahmad Zeidabadi for being named the 2011 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom prize winner. Mr. Zeidabadi, along with his fellow activists,... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller: Statement on Elections in Kazakhstan

United States Mission to the OSCE

Chargé d'Affaires of the US Mission to the OSCE Carol Fuller

2011-04-07

Following the results of the presidential elections on April 3 in Kazakhstan, the United States welcomes the preliminary conclusions set forth in the Statement of Preliminary Findings and Conclusions issued... Read More

Charge d’Affaires Fuller: Response to Statement on Koran Burning in the United States

United States Mission to the OSCE

Chargé d'Affaires of the US Mission to the OSCE Carol Fuller

2011-04-07

We would like to thank the delegation of Kazakhstan for bringing this to the attention of the permanent Council, and we join with you in condemning these heinous acts. President... Read More

President Obama Meets With Colombian President Santos

President Barack Obama and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

2011-04-07

President Obama and President Juan Manuel Santos speak to the press after meeting in the Oval... Read More

Statement by Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the 17th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

Ambassador Susan E. Rice

2011-04-07

On the 17th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda, the United States shares in the boundless grief for those who died and extends our profound sympathy to the survivors and... Read More

International Conference on Hate Studies

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery

Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Hannah Rosenthal

2011-04-07

 Hannah Rosenthal: Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Congratulations on this conference. I am intrigued by hate studies as a discipline – something that didn’t exist when I... Read More

Secretary Clinton's Interview With Jeff Goldberg of The Atlantic

Interview Originally Appeared in The Atlantic

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-07

Click here for the full interview. QUESTION: I wanted to start with something that was interesting. The day after you – I stayed in Tunisia when you left, and the... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Statement on the Inauguration of the Republic of Niger’s President and Parliament

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-06

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer my deepest congratulations to the people of the Republic of Niger on the inauguration of your... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Remarks With Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini After Their Meeting

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini

2011-04-06

 SECRETARY CLINTON: You’re very popular, Franco. Look at this. (Laughter.) Oh, my goodness. And I know why, because he is a very good colleague and an excellent friend not... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Refugee Convention

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

2011-04-06

   SECRETARY CLINTON: Thank you all. Thank you and good morning, and I apologize to all of you who are here with us in the State Department in the... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Libya Crisis

Office of the Spokesman

2011-04-06

The U.S. Government has provided $47 million to international and non-governmental organizations to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of people fleeing the violence in Libya. (Please see chart below for... Read More



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