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2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

For nearly 50 years, the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices have served as a vital resource for governments, researchers, advocacy groups, journalists, and voices of conscience worldwide that work to promote respect for human rights and accountability for injustice.  The individual reports cover 198 countries and territories, providing factual, objective information based on credible ...
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G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement On the launch of an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile by North Korea

We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the High Representative of the European Union, condemn in the strongest terms North Korea’s March 16 launch of yet another Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), which undermines regional and international peace and security. Since last year, ...
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Secretary Blinken to Release the 2022 Human Rights Report  

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will deliver on-camera remarks on the release of the 2022 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices at 11:30 a.m. on March 20, 2023, in the Press Briefing Room at the U.S. Department of State. Acting Assistant Secretary Erin Barclay of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor will take questions in the Briefing Room ...
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