U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft called the placing of President Nicolás Maduro's government on the council "an embarrassment to the United Nations and a tragedy for the people of Venezuela."…
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
The mission of a new panel created to advise the State Department on the definition of human rights and its role in American diplomacy may stand in conflict with what some of its members have said in the past.
By Ali Rogin
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said Monday that children should never be held in immigration detention facilities or separated from their families.
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
The commission is part of the Trump administration's review the role of human rights in American foreign policy and is expected to elevate concerns about religious freedom and abortion.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
Manal al-Sharif inspired Saudi Arabian women to defy their country's ban on female drivers by posting a video of herself behind the wheel. The act saw her jailed but was ultimately influential in the 2018 lifting of the ban. Now…
By Annabelle Liang, Associated Press
The move has triggered an outcry from countries, rights groups and celebrities far beyond the tiny Southeast Asian nation's shores.
The State Department annual global human rights report said the columnist was killed by agents of the kingdom while he was inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. But it drew no conclusion as to who was responsible, despite the belief…
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders on Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration.
By Sabrina Caserta, Associated Press
"I'm not sure if you've heard, but I've been on this hope kick for a while now. Even ran a couple of campaigns on it. Thank you for officially validating my hope credentials," Obama said during his remarks.
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