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Secretary Kerry on Egypt NGO Trial Verdicts and Sentences

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-06-04

The United States is deeply concerned by the guilty verdicts and sentences, including the suspended sentences, handed down by an Egyptian court today against 43 NGO representatives in what was... Read More

Secretary Kerry on LGBT Pride Month 2013

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

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-06-04

The Department of State joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Forty-four years after Stonewall, we see incredible progress in the fight... Read More

U.S. Urges Eritrea to Work with International Community to Address Human Rights Concerns

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-06-04

U.S. Statement at the Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. President. The United States thanks the Special... Read More

U.S. Highlights Countries of Particular Concern on Human Rights

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-06-04

U.S. Statement on Item 4:  General Debate on Human Rights Situations Requiring Council Attention AS DELIVERED Mr. President, The United States remains deeply concerned about deplorable human rights situations, especially... Read More

National Security Council Spokesperson on Egypt NGO Trial Verdicts and Sentences

Office of the Press Secretary - The White House, Washington, D.C.

National Security Council Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden

2013-06-04

The United States is deeply concerned by the verdicts issued today by an Egyptian court against representatives of non-governmental organizations in what was a politically-motivated trial. The court’s decision undermines... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Baer at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing on Indonesia

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing on Indonesia, Washingon, D.C.

Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Daniel B. Baer

2013-06-03

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this hearing and for the Committee’s interest in Indonesia. I’d also like to pay tribute to the late Tom Lantos and his constant engagement... Read More

U.S. Statement on Clustered Interactive Dialogue on Freedom of Expression and Violence Against Women

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-06-03

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session The United States thanks Special Rapporteur La Rue for his report highlighting the close relationship between the right to freedom of expression and... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks at the American Jewish Committee Global Forum

Grand Hyatt Hotel - Washington, D.C.

Secretary of State John Kerry

2013-06-03

SECRETARY KERRY: Thank you. Thank you very, very much. Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you all. Thank you for a wonderful, warm welcome here at AJC. And thank... Read More

Bosnian National Extradited to Stand Trial for Murder and Torture

Office of Public Affairs

U.S. Department of Justice

2013-06-03

The United States has extradited Sulejman Mujagic, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a resident of Utica, N.Y., to stand trial in Bosnia for charges relating to the torture... Read More

U.S. Statement on Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Education

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Ambassador Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-05-31

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session The United States thanks the Special Rapporteur on Education for his report. Education has been at the core of the United States’ belief... Read More

Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Farida Shaheed and with the Working Group on Discrimination against Women

Human Rights Council 23rd Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Ambassador Representative to the UN Human Rights Council, Ambassador Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe

2013-05-31

Highlights: UN Human Rights Council 23rd Session Thank you, Mr. President. Artistic expression and creativity can work to challenge, change, and inspire us. They allow us to imagine and envision... Read More

U.S. Concerns with Proposed Egyptian Civil Society Law

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

State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki

2013-05-31

The United States is concerned by the civil society draft law submitted by the Egyptian Presidency to the Shura Council. After holding consultations with local stakeholders and international experts, the... Read More

Presidential Proclamation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month 2013

The White House

President Barack Obama

2013-05-31

More Information: Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons – June 2013 For more than two centuries, our Nation has struggled to transform the ideals of liberty and equality from... Read More

Embassy Sarajevo Illuminated in Rainbow Colors for IDAHO

U.S. Department of State - U.S. Embassy Sarajevo

2013-05-31

More Information: Advancing the Human Rights of LGBT Persons – June 2013 Embassy Sarajevo was illuminated in rainbow colors from dusk till dawn the evening of May 17 in honor... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on 5+2 Talks and Situation in the Security Zone in Moldova

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States welcomes the progress made in the latest round of 5+2 talks. The agreement on the protocol for dismantling the industrial cable... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on the Detention of Former Minister of Culture in Turkmenistan

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is deeply concerned by the incommunicado detention of Turkmenistan’s former Minister of Culture Geldimurat Nurmuhammedov. Turkmen authorities detained Mr. Nurmuhammedov on... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on Response to the Head of the OSCE Center in Bishkek and the Director of the OSCE Academy

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States warmly welcomes Ambassador Sergei Kapinos and Dr. Maxim Ryabkov to the Permanent Council and we thank you both for your reports. ... Read More

Ambassador Kelly on Efforts to Establish Fences Along the Administrative Boundary Line for the South Ossetia Region of Georgia, As Well As Into Tbilisi-Administered Territory

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States is deeply concerned about repeated efforts to establish fences along the administrative boundary line (ABL) for the South Ossetia region of... Read More

Ambassador Kelly Response to the Head of the OSCE Center in Ashgabat

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States extends a warm welcome to the Permanent Council to Ambassador Ivo Petrov in his capacity as Head of Mission at the... Read More

Ambassador Kelly Response to Secretary General of GUAM Valeri Chechelashvili

The Permanent Council to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

The United States Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Ian Kelly

2013-05-30

AS DELIVERED Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States welcomes you to the Permanent Council, Secretary General Valeri Chechelashvili, and we thank you for your presentation today. The United States... Read More



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