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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012

"I am proud to present the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for the first time as Secretary of State. When I served on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, my colleagues and I depended on these reports for an accurate assessment of human rights conditions around the world. I know how...

State Department Releases 2012 Human Rights Report

" On April 19, 2013, Secretary Kerry submitted the 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the U.S. Congress as required by law. This report, now in its 36th year, is available on www.State.gov and www.HumanRights.gov . It is required by law...

Cleveland v. DOS: FOIA Lawsuit Over Country Reports

How accurate are the State Department Country Reports? David Cleveland is suing to find out. Here's a link to the lawsuit.

DOS Issues Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013

"I hereby transmit the Department of State’s Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 to the United States Congress." John F. Kerry Secretary of State, Feb. 2014 .

Secretary Kerry To Release Annual Human Rights Reports

"Secretary of State John Kerry will present the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices at 10:15 a.m. on June 25, 2015, in the Press Briefing Room at the U.S. Department of State. The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices , commonly known as the Human Rights Reports, cover the...

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014

"Secretary's Preface The fundamental struggle for dignity has been a driving force in human history worldwide, and what drives us toward it is a set of universal values and aspirations. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are ideals that cannot be contained by national boundaries...