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Pompeo: ‘The international human rights project is in crisis’

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo called on countries to renew their commitment to protecting the human rights of all people.
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Core U.S. values echo in Universal Declaration of Human Rights

On December 10, 1948, the United Nations ratified the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which outlined the rights and freedoms for all humans.
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China’s construction companies sow chaos worldwide

A state-owned construction firm is spearheading the PRC's aggression in the South China Sea and driving its economic abuses around the world.
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Confucius Institutes advance Chinese propaganda on campuses

The U.S. is requiring the Chinese Communist Party to provide information on their Confucius Institutes' activities in U.S. classrooms.
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U.S. moves to ‘snap back’ U.N. sanctions on Iranian regime

The U.S. is exercising its authority to reimpose U.N. sanctions on the Iranian regime and calling for support in addressing the regime's behavior.
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U.S. continues to lead global COVID-19 response

The U.S. government has given over $20.5 billion in COVID-19 aid to countries around the world. Learn more about the funding here.
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China’s Houston consulate a center of malign activity

The United States closed the Chinese consulate in Houston because it was part of an aggressive campaign of spying and intellectual property theft.
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Iran’s neighbors support extending arms embargo

Iran's neighbors are raising concerns that allowing an arms embargo on the Iranian regime to expire would threaten security in the Middle East.
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U.S. and Australia: Supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific

The U.S. and Australia are strengthening their alliance and standing shoulder to shoulder against the Chinese government's malign behavior.