Press Releases


2018
10/16/18 Deputy Secretary John J. Sullivan's Lunch With Religious Leaders; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/16/18 U.S. Assistance to Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Iraq; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/14/18 Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Discussion on Tolerance and Religious Freedom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/12/18 U.S. Mission to the United Nations and the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor To Launch Campaign on Cuba's Political Prisoners at the United Nations; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/11/18 Cameroon Presidential Election;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/08/18 On Elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/04/18 The Wrongful Detention of Tomas Nunez Magdariaga in Cuba;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/27/18 The United States, the United Kingdom and France Co-Sponsor an UNGA High Level Event With Syrian Human Rights Defenders To Condemn Assad Regime Detentions in Syria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/25/18 Religious Freedom in Ukraine;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/24/18 Congratulations on Maldivian Election;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/23/18 Recent Election in Maldives;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/15/18 International Day of Democracy;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/12/18 Russia-backed Sham Elections in Ukraine;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/10/18 Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback Travels to Ukraine, Poland, and Uzbekistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/09/18 Congratulations to the New President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/07/18 Criminalization of Dissent in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/07/18 U.S. Delegation to the 2018 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/06/18 Need for Free and Fair Election in Maldives;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/06/18 The U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Supporters of the Syrian Regime; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/24/18 Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court Ruling on the Presidential Election;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/23/18 Secretary Pompeo's Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/21/18 Germany Accepts Former Nazi Slave-labor Camp Guard Jakiw Palij;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/21/18 Russia's Continued Unlawful Imprisonment of Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleh Sentsov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/20/18 On the Presidential Election in Mali;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/17/18 Maduro Regime Crackdown Following August 4 Incident;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/17/18 Vietnam's Conviction of Peaceful Activist Le Dinh Luong;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/15/18 Attempts To Deny the Srebrenica Genocide;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/15/18 Release of Ilgar Mammadov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/09/18 Progress Toward DRC's Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/09/18 Recent Events in Zimbabwe;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/06/18 Issuance of Death Notices in Syria;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/06/18 Video Remarks to the Equal Rights Coalition Global Conference;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Vancouver, Canada
08/03/18 Zimbabwe's Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/28/18 Secretary Pompeo's Call with Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/27/18 Pakistan Election;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/27/18 Secretary Pompeo's Call With Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/19/18 Vice President Pence Delivers Remarks at First-Ever Ministerial To Advance Religious Freedom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/16/18 Escalation of Violence in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/16/18 Video of Executions in Cameroon;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/15/18 On the Commemoration of the Failed Coup Attempt in Turkey;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/13/18 Attacks on Pakistan Political Candidates ;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/12/18 Honoring Journalists Murdered in Russia: Estemirova and Klebnikov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/11/18 Secretary Pompeo To Host First-Ever Ministerial To Advance Religious Freedom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/09/18 Burma Court Decision To Continue Trial of Reuters Journalists;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/06/18 Eroding Press Freedom in Russia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/05/18 Global Magnitsky Designations for Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/05/18 Readout of USAID Administrator Green and Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Samuel Brownback's Trip to Northern Iraq; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/28/18 Invalidation of Mayoral Elections in Moldova ;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/27/18 Legislation in Poland Regarding Crimes Committed During the Holocaust;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/26/18 Release of Political Prisoners;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/25/18 Support for Canada and European Union Sanctions Regarding Burma;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/22/18 Transparency in the Chisinau Mayoral Race;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/21/18 Designation of Senior Officials From the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC); Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/21/18 Implication of Malian Soldiers in Civilian Deaths;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/18/18 Execution of Mohammad Salas, Iranian Sufi Dervish;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/18/18 Ongoing Violence in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/18/18 Political and Religious Prisoners Held by the Russian Government;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/18/18 Presidential Elections in Colombia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/16/18 Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom to Travel to Nigeria; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/14/18 Arrest of Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/14/18 Conviction of Maldives Supreme Court Justices and Former President;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/14/18 Funding for the Syrian Civil Defense and UN International Impartial and Independent Mechanism;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/13/18 Concern Regarding Bangladesh's Counter-Narcotics Campaign;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/12/18 Burundi President Nkurunziza Intends To Leave Office in 2020;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/11/18 Support for Vulnerable Minorities in Iraq;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/07/18 Dismissal of Director General of Montenegro's Public Broadcaster;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/07/18 Visa Restrictions Against Individuals Involved in Human Rights Abuses or Undermining Democracy in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/04/18 Secretary Pompeo's Participation in the Organization of American States General Assembly; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/04/18 Violence at the June 2 Opposition March in Bamako, Mali;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/31/18 Mother's Day Violence in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/25/18 On the National Dialogue in Nicaragua; Washington, DC
05/25/18 Secretary Pompeo To Release the 2017 International Religious Freedom Report; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/22/18 Conviction of Tashi Wangchuk;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/21/18 Referendum in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/17/18 2018 U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/17/18 Canada Joins the Global Equality Fund; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/17/18 Close of Candidate Registration Period for Cambodia's National Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/16/18 Release of Anwar Ibrahim;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/15/18 Chinese Government's Harassment of Early Rain Covenant Church;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/14/18 Oppression of Baha'is in Yemen;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/14/18 Timor-Leste Parliamentary Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/11/18 Condemning Violence in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/09/18 Malaysian General Election;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/07/18 U.S. Congratulates Tunisians on Municipal Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/02/18 Attack on Libyan High National Elections Commission;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/02/18 On the Occasion of North Korea Freedom Week;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/01/18 Proposed Constitutional Amendments in Burundi;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/01/18 U.S.-Honduras Bilateral Human Rights Working Group; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/28/18 Situation in Armenia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/26/18 Commemorating the Birthday of the Disappeared Panchen Lama;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/24/18 The United States Urges Constructive Dialogue in Armenia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/23/18 Paraguayan Presidential Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/22/18 Call for Calm in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/19/18 Acting Secretary Sullivan To Release the 2017 Human Rights Reports; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/13/18 Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback's Travel to Turkey and Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/12/18 Acting Secretary Sullivan's Meeting With Cuban Independent Civil Society; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/12/18 Acting Secretary Sullivan's Meeting With Venezuelan Civil Society; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/09/18 Department of State Event Commemorating Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/09/18 Presidential Elections in Sierra Leone;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/05/18 Sentencing of Peaceful Activists in Vietnam;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/02/18 Costa Rica's Presidential Election;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/02/18 Egyptian Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
03/30/18 Protect Civil Society in Ukraine;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
03/23/18 Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 37th Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/23/18 Presidential Transition Reaffirms Strength of Democracy in Peru;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
03/19/18 On the Occasion of Nowruz;  Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan; Washington, DC
03/15/18 Harassment of the Press in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
03/09/18 The Eleven-Year Anniversary of the Disappearance of Robert Levinson;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
03/09/18 Winter Paralympic Games Highlight Importance of Adaptive Sports Diplomacy Programs; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/18 Death of Human Rights Attorney Dr. Li Baiguang;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/26/18 Third Anniversary of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/24/18 Concerns for Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/23/18 Acting Assistant Secretary Molly Phee Travel to Geneva; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/20/18 State of Emergency in Maldives;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/15/18 Seven-year Anniversary of the House Arrests of Mir Hossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/14/18 Defending Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/13/18 Death of Pakistani Human Rights and Democracy Advocate Asma Jahangir;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Honoring the U.S. Commitment to International Religious Freedom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/18 Presidential Elections Announced in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Ecuador's National Referendum;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/07/18 Inaugural Meeting of the Cuba Internet Task Force; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/06/18 Conviction of Peaceful Activists;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/06/18 Observance of the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/05/18 State of Emergency in the Maldives;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/02/18 Maldives Court Ruling to Free Opposition Politicians;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/02/18 Protests and Arrests in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
02/01/18 Recent Events in Kenya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/31/18 Legislation in Poland Regarding Crimes Committed During the Holocaust;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/27/18 On the Detention of Gui Minhai;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/24/18 Venezuela's Snap Presidential Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/23/18 Creation of the Cuba Internet Task Force; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
01/23/18 Democratic Republic of Congo: Government Repression and Violence Against Peaceful Protesters;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/12/18 On the Sentencing of Afgan Mukhtarli;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/10/18 Prosecution of Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/10/18 The Detention of Oyub Titiev of Russian NGO "Memorial";  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/04/18 Designations Under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
01/04/18 On the Continuing Protests in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC

2017
12/29/17 Kosovo Assembly Attempts to Abrogate Law on the Specialist Chambers;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/29/17 Peaceful Protests in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/22/17 Illegitimate Constituent Assembly Undermining Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/22/17 On the Presidential Elections in Honduras;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/20/17 Annual Report on the Implementation of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/18/17 Chilean Presidential Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/18/17 The Post-Election Situation in Honduras;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/15/17 On Nepal's Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/12/17 Poland: National Broadcasting Council's Fine on TVN24;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/11/17 OAS LGBTI Core Group Welcomes the Appointment of Victor Madrigal-Borloz as UN Independent Expert on Protection Against Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity; Washington, DC
12/11/17 Venezuela's Undemocratic Electoral Process;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/10/17 International Human Rights Day;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
12/08/17 Mexico and the United States of America Strengthen Their Bilateral Dialogue and Cooperation for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
12/06/17 Visa Restrictions on Individuals Responsible for Undermining Cambodian Democracy;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/05/17 Human Rights Council Special Session on Burma;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/03/17 International Day of Persons With Disabilities;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
12/01/17 Deputy Secretary Sullivan to Deliver Remarks at Event on Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Violence Against Women and Children; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/28/17 Russia's Restrictive Media-Focused Legislation;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/24/17 On the Occasion of the Inauguration of the New President of the Kyrgyz Republic;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/21/17 Panel of Guinean Judges Concludes Investigation Into 2009 Conakry Stadium Massacre;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/17/17 Marking the 84th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Holodomor;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/15/17 Eighth Anniversary of the Death of Sergey Magnitskiy;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/15/17 United States Assistance to Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
11/08/17 Municipal Elections in Nicaragua;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/07/17 Anti-Democratic Actions by Maduro Regime in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/06/17 United States Welcomes Announcement of Electoral Calendar in the Democratic Republic of Congo;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
11/02/17 International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/29/17 Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Simon Henshaw Leads a Delegation to Burma and Bangladesh; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/27/17 International Religious Freedom Day;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/27/17 Lima Group's Declaration on Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/26/17 In Recognition of Intersex Awareness Day;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Release of the Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/26/17 Secretary Tillerson's Call with Burma's Armed Forces Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/25/17 Kenya Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/24/17 Response to Protests in Togo;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/23/17 Accountability for Human Rights Abuses in Rakhine State, Burma;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/22/17 Ongoing U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Crisis in Rakhine State, Burma; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
10/19/17 Venezuela: Illegitimate Parallel Institutions;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/16/17 Amendments to Cambodia's Election Law;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/16/17 Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/12/17 Gubernatorial Elections in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/10/17 Liberia's Presidential and Legislative Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/06/17 11th Anniversary of the Murder of Anna Politkovskaya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/06/17 Elections in Kenya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/04/17 Violence in Cameroon;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
10/03/17 Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 36th Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/25/17 The Conviction and Sentencing of Mykola Semena;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/22/17 Deaths of Arouba and Halla Barakat;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/19/17 Secretary Tillerson's Call With Burmese State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/15/17 Supporting Good Faith Negotiations Among Venezuelans;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/14/17 Secretary Tillerson To Host Community of Democracies Governing Council Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
09/13/17 Release From Pre-Trial Detention of Mehman Aliyev;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/13/17 Sentencing of Akhtem Chiygoz, Deputy Head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/09/17 Bangladesh Hosting of Rohingya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/07/17 Angola's General Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/03/17 Arrest of Cambodian Opposition Leader;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
09/01/17 Sentencing of Mohammad Ali Taheri to Death in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/31/17 Secretary Tillerson To Host Community of Democracies Governing Council Ministerial; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/30/17 Criminalizing Dissent in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/27/17 President Morales' Decision to Expel CICIG Commissioner Ivan Velásquez From Guatemala;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/26/17 Statement on the Assault on Media Freedom in Azerbaijan;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/25/17 Attacks in Rakhine State and Release of the Rakhine Advisory Commission Report;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/18/17 Assumption of Legislative Powers in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/18/17 ICC Arrest Warrant for Major Mahmoud al-Werfalli in Libya: Joint Statement by the Governments of France, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/14/17 Secretary of State Rex Tillerson To Deliver Address On International Religious Freedom; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
08/10/17 Elections in Kenya;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/05/17 Presidential Election in Rwanda;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/03/17 Execution of Bassel Khartabil;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
08/03/17 Venezuela's Illegitimate National Constituent Assembly;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/30/17 Defending Democracy in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/27/17 Declaration on the Situation in Venezuela; Washington, DC
07/24/17 The United States Congratulates Timor-Leste on Parliamentary Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/21/17 Poland: Independence of the Judiciary ;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/19/17 Respecting Religious Freedom in Russia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/17/17 An Unequivocal Message From the People of Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/14/17 Honoring the Memory of Journalists Natalya Estemirova and Paul Klebnikov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/14/17 U.S. Determination of Six-Month Suspension Under Title III of LIBERTAD; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
07/13/17 On the Passing of Liu Xiaobo;  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson; Washington, DC
07/11/17 22nd Anniversary of the Srebrenica Genocide;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/10/17 Sentencing of Nabeel Rajab;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/08/17 Transfer of Leopoldo Lopez to House Arrest in Venezuela;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/06/17 Detention of Human Rights Defenders in Turkey;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
07/05/17 An Unacceptable Assault on Venezuela's National Assembly;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/30/17 Conviction of Five of Those Responsible for the Murder of Boris Nemtsov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/26/17 Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 35th Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/26/17 Secretary of State Tillerson Hosts the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report Launch Ceremony; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/19/17 Statement on Government of Hungary's Legislation Impacting Non-Governmental Organizations;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/09/17 Detention of Murad Amriev in Russia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/08/17 Lesotho's National Elections;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/07/17 Detention of Amnesty International Chairperson in Turkey;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/07/17 Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Release of Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XV, Central America; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
06/03/17 Statement on the Abduction and Arrest of Afgan Mukhtarli;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
06/02/17 Violence in the Central African Republic;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/31/17 Statement of Congratulations to New Government in Macedonia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/23/17 Government of Hungary's Legislation Impacting Central European University;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/19/17 2017 U.S.-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/18/17 United States Welcomes Mandate for New Government in Macedonia;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/17/17 OAS LGBTI Core Group Statement: International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia; Washington, DC
05/17/17 U.S. State Department Issues Report on Human Rights Sanctions on Iran; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
05/17/17 United States Concerned by Violence Outside Turkish Diplomatic Facilities;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/14/17 Nine Year Imprisonment of Bahai Leaders in Iran;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/05/17 Extension of Pre-Trial Detention for Members of ADHOC in Cambodia;  Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
05/03/17 United States Calls for Investigation Into Death of Mehman Galandarov;  Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert; Washington, DC
04/28/17 Designation Under Russia's "Undesirables" Law of Open Russia, the Open Russia Civic Movement, and the Institute of Modern Russia;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/28/17 Violence in Macedonian Parliament;  Deputy Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/27/17 Department of State Releases Documents; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/19/17 Department of State Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
04/18/17 Non-Violence and Accountability During Protests in Venezuela; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/10/17 Venezuela: Maduro Government Must Stop Silencing Opposition Voices; Acting Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/09/17 Statement on Attacks in Egypt; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/07/17 The United States Concerned by Reports of Detentions and Deaths of LGBTI Individuals in Chechnya, Russia; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/07/17 United States Condemns Illegitimate Elections and Referenda in Georgia's Occupied Territories; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
04/06/17 Congratulations to Ecuador's President-Elect Lenin Moreno; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/30/17 Venezuelan Supreme Court Decision Greatly Undermines Democratic Institutions; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/28/17 First Lady Melania Trump and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon Honor 13 Women of Courage; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/28/17 On Lack of Progress on the Political Agreement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/28/17 Special Advisor Knox Thames To Travel to Pakistan, Oman, and Turkmenistan; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/27/17 Key Outcomes of U.S. Priorities at the UN Human Rights Council's 34th Session; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
03/26/17 On the Protests in Russia; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/23/17 Declaration on Venezuela by Member States of the OAS; Washington, DC
03/20/17 Opposition to UN Human Rights Council Agenda Item Seven; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/16/17 Reaffirming U.S. Commitment to a Sovereign and Whole Ukraine on the Third Anniversary of Russia's Crimean "Referendum"; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/15/17 Support for Human Rights Council Resolution on Sri Lanka; Acting Department Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/09/17 The Ten-Year Anniversary of the Disappearance of Robert Levinson; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
03/09/17 U.S. Department of State's Sport for Community: Promoting Disability Rights; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/27/17 Second Anniversary of the Murder of Boris Nemtsov; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/19/17 Recent Killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/18/17 Venezuela: Political Prisoners Should be Released Immediately; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/14/17 Six-Year Anniversary of the House Arrests of Mir Hossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Zahra Rahnavard; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/13/17 Acting Under Secretary Bruce Wharton Travels to Poland and the Czech Republic; Office of the Spokesperson; Washington, DC
02/08/17 The United States Congratulates Somalia on the Conclusion of its Electoral Process; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
02/07/17 Haiti's Presidential Inauguration; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC
01/22/17 United States Welcomes Transition of Power in The Gambia; Acting Spokesperson Mark C. Toner; Washington, DC