Global Terrorism Report 2016
The United States will continue to devote resources toward improving counterterrorism capabilities of key partner countries, while at the same time focusing long-term efforts on addressing the drivers of violent extremism.
Russia Needs to Respect Religious Freedom
All religious minorities in Russia should be able to enjoy freedom of religion and assembly without interference, as guaranteed by the Russian constitution.
Detaining U.S. Citizens and Other Foreign Nationals
“Detaining political prisoners is one of the worst human rights abuses a country can do.”
Liu Xiaobo – A Very Good Citizen
“Mr. Liu dedicated his life to the betterment of his country and humankind, and to the pursuit of justice and liberty.”
Human Trafficking in North Korea
The government of North Korea “sponsored human trafficking through its use of forced labor in prison camps and labor training centers” and more.
Atrocities in the DRC Must Stop
The United States has recently been made aware of new reports of the Congolese government and militias engaging in horrific human rights violations and abuses in the Kasai regions.
Human Rights Reform Needed in Iran
The United States is determined to apply pressure on the Iranian government “to protect the…fundamental freedoms of the Iranian people:”