Universal Periodic Review

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Angola

We remain seriously concerned by severe restrictions on the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly, and association, as we

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Iran

We are deeply concerned about the violations of freedom of religion and freedom of expression in Iran.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Kazakhstan

We commend Kazakhstan for its efforts to address impunity for torture by bringing several perpetrators to justice, and were encouraged by the government’s recent work to establish a credible National Preventive Mechanism.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of San Marino

We commend San Marino’s exemplary human rights record and longstanding commitment to democracy and the promotion and protection of human rights.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Fiji

We welcome the Government of Fiji’s significant planning efforts ahead of the September 2014 elections, and congratulate the people of Fiji on the peaceful outcome of those elections.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Bolivia

We note that high rates of impunity and immunity for government officials facing corruption charges, prolonged preventative detention, politically motivated prosecutions, and executive interference in the judiciary are the largest obstacles to the fair and equal application of justice in Bolivia.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of The Gambia

The United States is deeply dismayed by the human rights situation in The Gambia.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of El Salvador

We congratulate El Salvador for its completion of the national report and for demonstrating its commitment to the UPR process by accepting and implementing some recommendations made in the first UPR cycle.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Italy

We commend Italy’s longstanding commitment to the promotion of human rights, particularly its initiative to undertake the Mare Nostrum operation.

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U.S. Statement on the UPR of Brunei Darussalam

We would like to see meaningful progress on Brunei’s laws and practices regarding freedom of expression and freedom of association.

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