Nine Year Imprisonment of Bahai Leaders in Iran

Nine years ago, seven leaders of Iran’s Bahai community were arrested and convicted of espionage, insulting religious sanctities, and […]

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of South Africa

We applaud South Africa for its strong constitutional protections for human rights and forward-leaning positions on combatting discrimination.

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of the Netherlands

The United States commends the Netherlands’ longstanding commitment to the promotion of human rights, highlighting the co-founding of the […]

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of Poland

We commend the progress made by Poland in addressing our 2012 UPR recommendation to institute law enforcement outreach to […]

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of Algeria

We commend Algeria on its constitutional reforms, including a provision protecting freedom to manifest religion in worship.

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of the Philippines

The United States has discussed our concerns with the prosecution of the drug war on multiple occasions with the […]