The August 8, 1988, uprising continues to inspire calls for democracy in Burma. The United States has long supported Burma's democratic aspirations.
The United States and partner nations support the Burmese people's calls for democracy. Learn more about efforts to deter human rights violations in Burma.
The United States and partner nations have sanctioned Belarusian officials in an effort to deter the regime's human rights violations.
The U.S. is sanctioning Russian intelligence and others for malign activities, including attempting to undermine the 2020 U.S. election.
The United States and international partners are sanctioning Chinese government officials for violating rights of Uyghurs and other minorities in Xinjiang.
The United States is imposing sanctions on Burmese officials responsible for attacks on protesters calling for restoration of the country's democracy.
The U.S. has pledged an additional $191 million in humanitarian aid to help the people of Yemen and is committed to efforts to end the war.
The U.S. is honoring a dozen people for fighting corruption. Read about the recipients of the inaugural International Anticorruption Champions Award.
The United States and a growing number of nations are condemning the military coup in Burma and supporting the rights of peaceful protesters.