All articles from: October, 2014

U.S. Condemns in Strongest Possible Terms ISIL Mass Executions of Sunni Tribesmen

Those individuals responsible for these horrendous acts of violence must be identified and held fully accountable.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Angola

We remain seriously concerned by severe restrictions on the freedoms of expression, peaceful assembly, and association, as we

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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.

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Remarks by Samantha Power at the German Marshall Fund on the Intl Response to the Ebola Crisis

We need more doctors and more nurses. More beds and more treatment facilities. More personal protective equipment. More burial teams and more ambulances. More cell phones

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Kazakhstan

We commend Kazakhstan for its efforts to address impunity for torture by bringing several perpetrators to justice, and were encouraged by the government’s recent work to establish a credible National Preventive Mechanism.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of San Marino

We commend San Marino’s exemplary human rights record and longstanding commitment to democracy and the promotion and protection of human rights.

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U.S. Statement at Thematic Discussion on Other Disarmament Measures and International Security

At this year’s First Committee session, the United States is once again sponsoring its traditional resolution on “Compliance with non-proliferation, arms limitation and disarmament agreements and commitments.

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Ambassador Robert Wood at UNGA Thematic Discussion on Regional Disarmament and Security

The United States is strongly committed to strengthening partnerships and cooperation with regional and other inter-governmental organizations.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Fiji

We welcome the Government of Fiji’s significant planning efforts ahead of the September 2014 elections, and congratulate the people of Fiji on the peaceful outcome of those elections.

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Investing in the Future: Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa

Children in the region confront horrors and hardships that almost defy belief. They have been blown apart by bombs at elementary schools, sold as sex slaves and forced to fight.

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