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U.S. Statement on the Referendum in Burundi

The United States supports the Burundian people and hopes for a future in which they enjoy vibrant and sustainable economic growth, security, and fundamental freedoms.

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An Unfair, Unfree Vote in Venezuela

The United States condemns the fraudulent election that took place in Venezuela on May 20.

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U.S. Explanation of Vote – HRC 28th Special Session on Gaza

The United States strongly and unequivocally opposes the proposal before us today, and we call for a vote on the resolution.

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U.S. Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

The United States stands for the protection of fundamental freedoms and universal human rights.

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U.S. Statement at UPR Review of Cuba’s Human Rights Record

U.S. Statement at the Universal Periodic Review of Cuba 30th Session May 16, 2018 As Prepared for Delivery Michele Roulbet The United States welcomes the Cuban delegation. The April presidential transition again robbed the Cuban people of any real choice in shaping their country’s future; the same actors are in charge, many just with different […]

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Cameroon

The United States welcomes the Cameroonian delegation and appreciates its active participation in this important process.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Azerbaijan

We are troubled by deterioration of human rights and fundamental freedoms since the last UPR in 2013.

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Oppression of Baha’is in Yemen

The United States is deeply concerned by the harassment and detention of Baha’is by the Houthis in Sana’a, Yemen.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Bangladesh

The international community appreciates the Government of Bangladesh for hosting Rohingya refugees and welcomes its commitment to a voluntary, safe, and dignified repatriation process that includes the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and relevant international agencies.

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U.S. Statement at the UPR of Russia

We are deeply troubled by restrictions on the rights of members of the political opposition, independent media, civil society, and religious and other minority groups in Russia.

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