“This is the first ministerial-level meeting of the anti-ISIL coalition, and we’re very, very grateful for everybody finding the time to be here.”
Violence against women is a public health challenge, it is a gender equity challenge and, of course, violence against women is at its core a challenge to human rights.
There should be no doubt, the United States affirms that torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment and punishment are prohibited at all times in all places, and we remain resolute in our adherence to these prohibitions.
Assistant Secretary Malinowski: Torture is forbidden in all places, at all times, with no exceptions.
The prohibition of torture and cruel treatment is part of our Constitution, and it binds our federal government and all 50 of our states.
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We compliment Slovenia for compensating persons whose status was “erased” after the breakup of Yugoslavia, and urge Slovenia to accelerate these efforts.
The human rights situation in Iraq is dire. ISIL’s widespread atrocities against the Iraqi people and the resulting humanitarian crisis are deplorable.
We commend Madagascar for the election earlier this year, the country’s first democratic election since the 2009 coup d’état.
We are deeply concerned about the violations of freedom of religion and freedom of expression in Iran.