Our campaign to prevent people around the world from being radicalized to violence is ultimately a battle for hearts and minds.
The current threat of violent extremism makes it even more pressing that we enlist and empower women and girls as agents of peace.
John Kerry: “…there are no grounds of history, religion, ideology, psychology, politics, economic advantage or disadvantage, or personal ambition that justify the murder of children, the kidnapping and rape of teenage girls, or the slaughter of unarmed civilians.
I believe we have a critical role to play here in Geneva. In fact, we don’t just have a role…we have a responsibility.
ISIL’s latest targeting of a religious minority is only further testament to its brutal and inhumane treatment of all […]
Defending and promoting the human rights of LGBT persons is at the core of our commitment to advancing human […]
“The extremist forces arrayed against us require that we charge forward in the name of decency, civility and reason.”
Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva, Switzerland, on March 2, to address the high-level segment of […]
The U. S. Supports the Consensus Decision taken by the Human Rights Council on the OHCHR’s report on Sri Lanka
We commend the pledges made by the new Sri Lankan government to revive Sri Lanka’s democracy, improve governance, support […]
Submission of U.S. Universal Periodic Review Report to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The United States is proud of its human rights record and the role we have played in promoting human […]
We are encouraged that Kuwait has committed to improving the situation of its stateless population. Persons previously identified […]
We welcome Guyana’s voluntary commitment to hold national consultations on issues from Guyana’s first UPR session, including whether to […]
We are concerned about growing restrictions on freedom of expression, including censorship of news media and the Internet, and […]