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Secretary Kerry’s Remarks on the Release of the Human Rights Report

Secretary Kerry’s Remarks on the Release of the Human Rights Report

Human Rights Reports

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19 April 2013 - 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Secretary Kerry’s Remarks on the Release of the Human Rights Report

Good afternoon, everybody. Some people asked whether or not we might postpone this today because of all of what is going on. But we thought that on the contrary, that it’s a part of human rights to make clear that people have the right to run in a marathon without violence, and people have a right to enjoy a holiday without terror, and that the rights of people are represented in many different ways. [Full Text]

• Republic of Korea Report (PDF-145KB)
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea Report (PDF-129KB)
• Preface (PDF- 32KB)
• Introduction (PDF-117KB)
• Factsheet: 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
• Full Report

 
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Human Rights Reports

>> 2012

24 May 2012 - 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Secretary Clinton’s Remarks on the Release of the 2011 Human Rights Report

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning. Good morning, everyone. I’m very pleased to be joined here today by Assistant Secretary Posner to release our 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. These reports, which the United States Government has published for nearly four decades, make clear to governments around the world: We are watching and we are holding you accountable. And they make clear to citizens and activists everywhere: You are not alone. We are standing with you. [Full Text] [View Video - 32'11"]

• Republic of Korea Report (PDF - 112KB)
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea Report (PDF - 135KB)
• Preface (PDF - 29KB)
Factsheet
• Introduction (PDF - 88KB) 
• Full Report

 
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Human Rights Reports

 

>> 2011

 

8 April 2011 - 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Remarks to the Press on the Release of the 2010 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

SECRETARY CLINTON: Good morning, everyone. I’m here today to present the 35th annual report to Congress on the state of human rights around the world. The struggle for human rights begins by telling the truth over and over again. And this report represents a year of sustained truth-telling by one of the largest organizations documenting human rights conditions in the world, the United States State Department.  [Full Text] [View Video - 11'17"]

• Republic of Korea Report (PDF - 91.7KB)
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea Report (PDF - 135KB)
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Preface
Overview and Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Full Report
• 4/8/2011 Remarks by Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs  Maria Otero, Washington, DC
• 4/8/2011 Remarks by Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Michael H. Posner, Washington, DC


 

 

 

 
Secretary Clinton

Secretary Clinton

Human Rights Reports

>> 2010

11 March 10 - 2009 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Remarks to the Press on the Release of the 2009 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 

March 11, 2010

SECRETARY CLINTON: Every year, the Secretary of State hosts a briefing like this one. And while in that sense it may seem routine, this event is extraordinary because of its connection to who we are as a country and to the universal aspirations we seek to make real through our foreign policy. [Full Text]

• Republic of Korea Report
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea Report
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Preface
Overview and Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Full Report
• Related links from America.gov 
U.S. Human Rights Report Has Far-Reaching Impact (America.gov)
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Technology Helps, Hurts Human Rights Activists, Report Says (America.gov)
- [Fact Sheet] Tracking Human Rights Worldwide: The State Department Country Reports


Human Rights Reports

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton

>> 2009

25 Feb 09 - 2008 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor U.S. Department of State

Secretary Clinton (Feb. 25): "Human progress depends on the human spirit, and this inescapable truth has never been more apparent than it is today. The challenges of this new century require us to summon the full range of human talents to move our nation and the world forward. Guaranteeing the right of every man, woman and child to participate fully in society and to live up to his or her God-given potential is an ideal that has animated our nation since its founding." more

• Republic of Korea Report
• Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) Report
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Full Report
• Preface
• Introduction
• Remarks by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
• Related links from America.gov
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Human Rights Report Sees Worldwide Demand for Greater Freedom
  - Serious Human Rights Abuses Continue in Belarus, Report Says
  - Serious Rights Abuses Continue in Central Asian Republics
  - Russia’s Human Rights Follow Negative Trajectory

>> 2008

March 11- 2007 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

SECRETARY RICE: Good afternoon. I am pleased today to join Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor – Jonathan Farrar – in announcing the publication of the Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 2007.  more

- Republic of Korea 
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North Korea (DPRK)
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Full Report
- Introduction
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Remarks by Secretary Condoleezza Rice
- Remarks by Jonathan Farrar, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
- Human Rights Report Supports Human Rights Activists, Rice Says, Ameica.gov

>> 2007

05 Apr 07 - Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2006
- Preface
- North Korea (DPRK)
- Full Report 

06 Mar 07 - State Department Releases 2006 Reports on Human Rights Practices
Republic of Korea
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
Full Report 

>> 2006

5 Apr 06 - Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2005-2006
North Korea         
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Full Report

 

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