Human Rights Council

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Guyana

We welcome Guyana’s voluntary commitment to hold national consultations on issues from Guyana’s first UPR session, including whether to […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Turkey

We are concerned about growing restrictions on freedom of expression, including censorship of news media and the Internet, and […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Sweden

We commend Sweden’s exemplary human rights record and longstanding commitment to protecting and promoting human rights domestically and internationally, […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Guinea-Bissau

We commend, Guinea-Bissau’s efforts to implement its law against female genital mutilation or cutting and encourage continued efforts to […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Armenia

We commend Armenia for improvements in respecting freedom of expression, as manifested in the Human Rights Defender’s December 2013 […]

U.S. Statement at the UPR of Kenya

We commend Kenya for its progress in approving the 2010 constitution. We are, however, concerned about efforts that […]