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Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Pakistan, India, and Switzerland

In Geneva, the Secretary will meet with the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, International Organization for Migration, and the International Committee of the Red Cross to discuss a number of the current global humanitarian crises.

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Statement by Ambassador Haley on the Election of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the UN Human Rights Council

Today’s election is yet another example of why the Human Rights Council (HRC) lacks credibility and must be reformed in order to be saved.

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The United States Welcomes the UN Mission for Justice Support in Haiti (MINUJUSTH)

We congratulate Haiti for its progress in achieving greater security and stability and recognize the conclusion of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) on October 15.

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U.S. Condems Attacks in Mogadishu

The United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks that killed and injured hundreds in Mogadishu on October 14.

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Press Releases: Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela

The Venezuelan people deserve to have their voices heard through their nation’s Gubernatorial Elections this Sunday, October 15. The United States and the international community are paying close attention to this vote.

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Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council’s 36th Session

At the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, September 11-29, U.S. leadership was active and effective in shaping the international response to urgent human rights situations.

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U.S. Deeply Troubled by Sentencing of Ilmi Umerov, Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis

We call on the Russian occupation authorities to immediately release Umerov and vacate his conviction. Crimea remains an integral part of Ukraine, and the United States remains steadfast in its support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine.

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Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur for Cambodia

We urge the Government of Cambodia to immediately release Kem Sokha, and to lift restrictions on independent media and civil society organizations, so that they can continue their important work in support of credible national elections in 2018.

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Press Releases: Violence and Death of Burundi Nationals in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Press Releases: Violence and Death of Burundi Nationals in the Democratic Republic of Congo 09/20/2017 11:20 AM EDT Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC September 20, 2017 The U.S. government is dismayed by the violence and death of more than 30 Burundian nationals and a Congolese soldier in Kamanyola, in the Eastern Democratic […]

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Clustered Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and EMRIP

The U.S. thanks the SR and the Chair of EMRIP for their respective studies and presentations.

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