The United States is supporting freedom of navigation around the world, challenging maritime claims that are inconsistent with international law.
The United States has issued its annual human rights reports, documenting abuses worldwide. Learn about U.S. efforts to deter violations.
The United States and international partners are sanctioning Chinese government officials for violating rights of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang.
NATO has been a cornerstone of peace and security for decades. Learn how the U.S. and NATO are tackling modern challenges.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken is urging Beijing to curb its aggressive behavior, faulting the PRC's conduct in Xinjiang, Hong Kong and elsewhere.
Authoritarian governments are using the COVID-19 pandemic to justify restrictions on speech and punishments against critics, Human Rights Watch says.
The People's Republic of China's judicial system is imprisoning Muslim ethnic minorities in Xinjiang on vague or baseless charges, a rights group says.
While many countries punish citizens for expressing their views, the United States protects freedom of speech as vital to democracy.
A food editor, a cooking teacher, a cookbook writer and a blogger share their thoughts about traditional Lunar New Year feasts.