Photo of Pompeo with quote about America's history of religious freedom (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Pompeo on religious freedom: The world must hear the truth

Speaking to a religious group in Tennessee, Secretary of State Pompeo reinforced America's commitment to religious freedom around the world.
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U.S. says Maduro should not have representative on U.N. Human Rights...

The U.S. strongly opposes having a representative of the former Maduro regime occupy a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council.
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Faces of religious persecution: Dabrina Bet-Tamraz [video]

Hear Dabrina Bet-Tamraz tell the story of her family’s persecution by the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran due to their Christian faith.

U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials for human rights violations...

Chinese officials who are taking part in the ongoing persecution of Uighur and other Muslim ethnic minorities are now restricted from traveling to the U.S.
Michael R. Pompeo waving to crowd with Italian flags (© Andrew Medichini/AP Images)

In photos: Pompeo in Europe

Secretary Pompeo is traveling in Europe the first week of October. Here are some notable quotes on religious freedom, trade and other issues.
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Pompeo champions religious freedom at the Vatican

During his visit to the Vatican, Secretary Pompeo emphasized the need for a united front against global human rights violations.
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Faces of religious persecution: Jewher Ilham [video]

Jewher Ilham, a Uighur Muslim, escaped China in 2013 when her father was arrested by the Communist Party. Watch her story.
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In photos: Religious freedom in America

Freedom of religion is a fundamental right in the United States. It is a key value to Americans and is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.
John Sullivan at lectern (State Dept./Ron Przysucha)

Sullivan: We must end ‘China’s horrific campaign of repression’

At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States held a side event on the Chinese government's ongoing persecution and abuse of Muslims.