Human Rights Council

Strengthening the Role of Health Systems in Responding to Violence Against Women

Ambassador Hamamoto

Violence against women is a public health challenge, it is a gender equity challenge and, of course, violence against […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Egypt

We are deeply concerned with steps taken by Egypt that have resulted in violations of freedoms of expression, peaceful […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Slovenia

We compliment Slovenia for compensating persons whose status was “erased” after the breakup of Yugoslavia, and urge Slovenia to accelerate these efforts.

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Iraq

The human rights situation in Iraq is dire. ISIL’s widespread atrocities against the Iraqi people and the resulting humanitarian crisis are deplorable.

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Madagascar

We commend Madagascar for the election earlier this year, the country’s first democratic election since the 2009 coup d’état.

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.