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Secretary Clinton: Remarks After Meeting With Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


SECRETARY CLINTON: Good afternoon. I’ve just had a very productive meeting and luncheon with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang on a broad range of issues of mutual concern. As I said... Read More

Robert Wood: Statement on 50th Anniversary of Tibetan Uprising


Robert Wood Acting Department SpokesmanOffice of the Spokesman Washington, DC Today marks the 50th anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan uprising. The United States respects the territorial integrity of the People’s... Read More

Ambassador Beyrle’s Remarks at Roundtable on Safety of Journalists in the Modern World

Ambassador John Beyrle


Dear friends, I want to thank the Union of Journalists and the Moscow Human Rights Bureau for organizing this event and for the invitation to join you today. The topic... Read More

House Resolution 200 -- Calling on the Egyptian Government to respect human rights and freedoms of religion and expression in Egypt.

House Committee on Foreign Affairs


111th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 200 Calling on the Egyptian Government to respect human rights and freedoms of religion and expression in Egypt. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES February... Read More

United States Launches Program to Strengthen Labor Rights in Colombia

Embassy Bogotá


William R. Brownfield, U.S. Ambassador to Colombia; Ana Noguera, Vice-Minister of Labor Affairs; Marcelo Castro Fox, Director of the International Labor  Organization (ILO) and Teresa Casertano, Solidarity Center’s Regional Program... Read More

Ambassador Margaret Scobey: Speech at the Rotary Club Cosmopolitan Alexandria

Ambassador Margaret Scobey


Good evening. Thank you so much for inviting me here this evening. I feel deeply honored to address Governor Labeeb and feel honored by his presence tonight. I would also... Read More

Secretary Clinton: Toward a Deeper and Broader Relationship With China

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton


Remarks With Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi Beijing, China FOREIGN MINISTER YANG: (Via interpreter.) Madame Secretary, ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to meet you. First of all, I want... Read More

Ambassador Margaret Scobey: January 2009 Webchat on Egypt-U.S. Bilateral Relations

Ambassador Margaret Scobey


29/01/2009 03:02:37   Moderator : Hello and welcome to today's webchat with Ambassador Margaret Scobey. The topic of today's chat will focus on Egypt - U.S. Bilateral Relations. Ambassador Scobey... Read More

U.S. Embassy Statement

U.S. Embassy Moscow


We are very saddened and outraged by news of the murders of Stanislav Markelov, the director of the Rule of Law Institute, and Novaya Gazeta journalist Anastasia Baburova. Mr. Markelov... Read More

Statement about Murders of Human Rights Defenders in Russia

Chargé d' Affaires Kyle Scott


  Thank you, Madam Chairwoman, The United States was shocked and saddened by two recent and brazen murders of human rights defenders in Russia. On January 19, Stanislav Markelov, director... Read More

William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008

110th Congress of the United States


The William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 adds additional measures to prevent and deter human trafficking.  These measures include technical assistance to foreign governments to increase their... Read More

U.S. Supports the Drafting of the Ombudsman’s First Report on the Constitutional Justice Observatory

Embassy Bogotá


Within the framework of the International Day of Human Rights, the Ombudsman’s Constitutional Justice Observatory launched the report entitled 15 years of Constitutional Jurisprudence. USAID’s Human Rights Program provided gfinancial... Read More

Earl Gast: Testimony before the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom


Good morning Madam Chairperson and members of the Commission. Thank you for the opportunity to discuss Sudan's Comprehensive Peace Agreement and our path ahead. As this Commission has noted, the... Read More

Ambassador Margaret Scobey’s interview with Amal Fawzy, Nisf Al Donya and Al Ahram, and Warda Al Husseiny, Al Akhbar Al Youm

Ambassador Margaret Scobey


Ambassador: Thank you. Thank you for coming to Menoufeya with me. Interviewer: Would you like me to ask you all our questions or one by one? Ambassador: Oh, I think... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Passage of Sudan's Electoral Law


Press Statement Sean McCormack, Spokesman Washington, DC The United States welcomes the passage of the National Electoral Law by Sudan’s National Assembly. This is an important step in paving the... Read More

President George W. Bush Visits Prague, Czech Republic, Discusses Freedom

President George W. Bush


THE PRESIDENT: President Ilves, Foreign Minister Schwarzenberg, distinguished guests: Laura and I are pleased to be back in Prague, and we appreciate the gracious welcome in this historic hall. Tomorrow... Read More

Fact Sheet: U.S. State Department’s Guiding Principles on NGOs

Washington, DC

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor


Recognizing that non-governmental organizations (NGOs)* are essential to the development and success of free societies and that they play a vital role in ensuring accountable, democratic government, And recalling the... Read More

Testimony by Nina Shea, Vice Chair United States Commission on International Religious Freedom

Nina Shea


Hearing on "The Plight of Religious Minorities: Can Religious Pluralism Survive?" Before the House International Relations Committee of the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights,... Read More



YOUR RIGHTS AS A PERSON WITH HIV INFECTION OR AIDS The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) enforces federal laws that... Read More

Kenya: Education leads tribal elders to support women's inheritance rights (February 2006)

President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief


In the wake of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, problems related to women's rights to property and inheritance in Kenya have escalated as women are widowed by AIDS. Through activities supported by... Read More


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