Human Rights Practices

United States | Briefing With Ambassador Michael Kozak on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

United States – AMBASSADOR KOZAK: Good morning. I thought I might say a few words about how the report is prepared just so that we have that background, and then I’d be happy to take questions. As the Secretary mentioned, the report has been a legislative requirement on the Executive Branch going back to the … Continue reading United States | Briefing With Ambassador Michael Kozak on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

United States | Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

United States – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Since America’s founding, the concept of individual rights has been woven into the national fabric. As my friend and scholar Mary Ann Glendon has written, it has given weak members of our society, quote, “an instrument to amplify their voices” and also allows us to, quote, “train … Continue reading United States | Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices