United States | U.S.-Hosted Event on Human Rights Abuses in Venezuela

United States (STL.News) – On March 19, the United States co-sponsored an event with Albania, Argentina,…

United States | Repression of Human Rights in Nicaragua

United States (STL.News) – The United States condemns the Ortega regime’s continued violence and repression toward…

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…

GENEVA | UN chief: Human rights are losing ground in the world

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is denouncing a “groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance”…

United States | Expert Report From the Moscow Mechanism for Human Rights Abuses in Chechnya

United States – Today the United States welcomes the expert, fact-finding report on human rights violations…

MARRAKECH, Morocco | At a glance: The new UN migration pact

MARRAKECH, Morocco — A United Nations accord, the “Global Compact on Migration,” adopted Monday by 164…

United States | Release Human Rights Activist Farhad Meisami

United States – We are deeply concerned about the rapidly deteriorating health of Dr. Farhad Meisami,…

BEIRUT | UN: Aid mission driver wounded by gunfire in eastern Syria

BEIRUT— Gunmen opened fire at the convoy of a joint humanitarian assessment mission in eastern Syria,…

DAMASCUS, Syria | Syrian officials: More than 100 wounded in chemical attack

DAMASCUS, Syria — A Syrian official and the state news agency say more than 100 people…

ANKARA, Turkey | EU officials in Turkey to discuss faltering membership bid

ANKARA, Turkey— The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn…

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: Russia’s arrests of Navalny ruled as political

STRASBOURG, France— The Latest on a European court ruling on Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny (all…

United States | Deterioration of Civil Liberties and Human Rights in Tanzania

United States – The United States government is deeply concerned over escalating attacks and legislative actions…

BEIRUT | The Latest: Syria state news agency says 19 held by IS freed

BEIRUT— The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Syria’s state news agency…

BELGRADE, Serbia | Serbian govt criticized for publishing war criminals’ books

BELGRADE, Serbia— A rights group on Saturday sharply criticized the Serbian government after the defense ministry…

BEIRUT | Report: Syrian troops shell northern villages, kill 7

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces shelled rebel-held villages in the country’s northwest on Friday, killing seven…

BERLIN  | European court rejects Austrian’s case over prophet slur

BERLIN  — The European Court of Human Rights says an Austrian woman’s conviction for calling the…

PARIS  | Report: Foreign fighters led IS atrocities against Yazidis

PARIS  — An international human rights group says foreign fighters, including many Europeans, were responsible for…

BEIRUT | Monitor: Blast in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib kills 3

BEIRUT — A Syrian war monitor and an opposition paramedics group say an explosion in the…

SEOUL, South Korea | Progressives say Seoul caved in denying asylum to Yemenis

SEOUL, South Korea— South Korean progressives accused the government of caving to xenophobic sentiment by rejecting…

BANGKOK | Exiled Vietnamese blogger: I’m not alone advocating freedom

BANGKOK — A Vietnamese blogger exiled to the United States says her reunion with her family…

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Pompeo meets Saudi king over missing Khashoggi

ISTANBUL— The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed…

NUSA DUA, Indonesia | The Latest: IMF’s Lagarde planning to attend Saudi meeting

NUSA DUA, Indonesia — The Latest on the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and…

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe arrests protest organizers as economy plunges

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Lawyers say police in Zimbabwe have arrested dozens of trade union members ahead…

BEIRUT | BEIRUT | Car bomb in northern Syria kills 4

BEIRUT— Syrian opposition activists say an explosive device detonated in a northern town held by Turkey-backed…

UNITED NATIONS | Mandela’s widow urges world: put egos aside and end violence

UNITED NATIONS — Nelson Mandela‘s widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put…

UNITED NATIONS | UN to caution against populism in high-level week

UNITED NATIONS  — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to paint a grim picture of the state…

United States | Republic of Korea Chuseok Holiday

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America and the…

MINSK, Belarus | UN reports uptick in civilian casualties in Ukraine

MINSK, Belarus— The United Nations says the number of civilian casualties in the conflict in eastern…

United States | Nicaragua’s Independence Day

United States – On behalf of the government of the United States, I send best wishes…

ATLANTA | Jimmy Carter cautions Democrats not to scare off moderates

ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter sees little hope for the U.S. to change its human…