North Korean defectors shine a light on the brutal regime of Kim Jong-un. These are their stories of escape, freedom — and finally, hope.
The State Department voiced concern about increased Chinese repression of Uighurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang, including detention of the relatives of U.S.-based Uighur journalists.
Want to know the human rights situation in a country? The human rights reports let you investigate its free speech, dissent, minority relations and more.
Watch the U.S. ambassador to Russia talk about the recent allied strike in Syria — a response to a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 40 people.
The U.S. and allies are weighing their response to a chemical attack in the town of Douma, Syria, that they believe was perpetrated by the Assad regime.
The world relies on skilled international inspectors with sophisticated equipment to determine whether countries are fulfilling their obligations not to build nuclear or chemical weapons.
Americans honor the victims of Nazism during Holocaust Remembrance Day in April through events in schools, workplaces, military bases, religious organizations and civic centers.
In the midst of a devastating hunger crisis, the regime of Nicolás Maduro has turned government food assistance into a tool to get political support.
Muslims who practice Sufism — also known as dervishes — are often targeted by the Iranian government for arbitrary arrests and routinely harassed, along with Iran’s other religious minorities.