Answering the Call to Advance Religious Freedom

Answering the Call to Advance Religious Freedom PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE February 5, 2020 In his address at an event on The Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom in September 2019, President Trump said: “Today, with one clear voice, the United States of America calls upon the nations of the world ...
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International Human Rights Day 2019

International Human Rights Day PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 10, 2019 In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) to identify common rights and freedoms for all people in all nations.  An American, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, chaired the UN Human Rights Commission ...
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Secretary of State Pompeo Announces Commission on Unalienable Rights

On Monday, July 8, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the creation of a new Commission on Unalienable Rights to examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy.  The group is composed of human rights experts, philosophers, activists, and lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, and will be chaired by Harvard Law ...
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