Freedom Of Assembly
Americans’ commitment to unalienable rights has proved a beacon of hope for those abroad pursuing their own liberties, Secretary Pompeo says.
The United States government respects the right of writers and artists to express themselves freely. Learn more about freedom of speech in America.
A free press allows for a respectful exchange of opinions. Find out what America's newspapers have written about recent protests.
People in the United States use the freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment to change their government and work towards a more perfect union.
Marching and protesting are integral aspects of what it means to exercise freedom of speech and what it means to stand together in unity.
The U.S. government protects its citizens' right to protest at both the federal and the city level. Learn more about protest permits here.
Police in the United States have joined marches for reform after a man's death in police custody. See how law enforcement is supporting peaceful protests.
Learn what Secretary of State Michael Pompeo means when he says Hong Kong no longer maintains its high degree of autonomy from China.
The U.S. sanctioned Iran's interior minister for allowing police to kill protesters. Learn more about the regime's violence against its own citizens.