Continued U.S. Support for Democracy in Venezuela

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON MAY 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, DC The United States supports the desire of the Venezuelan people to recover their democracy and bring the illegitimate Maduro regime to an end. Previous efforts to negotiate an end to the regime and free elections have failed because the regime has used them to ...
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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released the U.S. Department of State’s 43rd annual “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices” (Human Rights Reports) on Wednesday, March 13. The Human Rights Reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights in 200 countries and territories, through information from U.S. embassies and consulates abroad, foreign government ...
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President Trump signs bill to help religious minorities in Iraq, Syria

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the President signed into law: H.R. 390, the “Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018,” which authorizes assistance to entities engaged in aiding individuals and communities in Iraq or Syria who are being, or are likely to be, targeted for genocide, crimes against humanity, or war crimes. ...
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Ambassador Gingrich’s Remarks at the UN Meeting “Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking”

Remarks by Ambassador Gingrich at the Working Meeting “Practical Solutions to Eradicate Human Trafficking” United Nations Headquarters New York, NY November 9, 2018 (as prepared for delivery) Good morning.  I’d like to thank Ambassador Michel Veuthey and the Sovereign Order of Malta for the opportunity to be with you today. I would also like to thank ...
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2015 Human Rights Report notes decline in freedoms

Today, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor released the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2015 . The human rights report detailed a decline in “fundamental freedoms” and a weakening of democratic institutions in many countries. Secretary of State John Kerry’s preface to the report can be seen below. The 2015 edition of the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices points to a global ...
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