Mary Jane Maxwell
Russia has criminalized the activity of Jehovah’s Witnesses, labeling them as “extremist,” arresting and imprisoning them, and now torturing them.
Iran is the only country in the world that bans women from entering sports stadiums. Female fans risk arrest and prison for trying to watch a game.
Take a look at life in Iran through the artistic expression of Iranian female photographers in a popular exhibit at an art gallery in Washington.
Find out how the U.S. is helping to build a literate world where everyone has an equal chance to succeed in life and work.
The U.S. opens a training center for law enforcement officers in Senegal, a leading U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism in West Africa.
What is it like inside Iran's notorious prisons? Widespread torture, rape and other inhumane conditions are rampant, groups say.
Secretary Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is redoubling its efforts to strengthen ties in the Western Hemisphere, including its relationship with Ecuador.
Secretary Pompeo supports El Salvador's new president, Nayib Bukele, in fighting gangs and building prosperity to reduce illegal immigration.
The State Department shines a spotlight on the Iranian regime's deadly suppression of religious freedom among its citizens.