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U.S. sanctions architect of Uyghur internment

The U.S. government has sanctioned Chinese officials for gross human rights abuses against Uyghurs and other ethnic minority groups in China.
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U.S. rejects China’s ‘unlawful’ claims in South China Sea

The U.S. is rejecting most of the People's Republic of China's claims in the South China Sea and supporting the sovereignty of Southeast Asian nations.
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Unalienable rights are central to who Americans are

Americans’ commitment to unalienable rights has proved a beacon of hope for those abroad pursuing their own liberties, Secretary Pompeo says.
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What does it mean when your technology comes from China?

The Chinese Communist Party's authoritarian control over China means that using technology developed in the country carries significant risks.
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Maduro steps up corruption, human rights violations

The illegitimate Maduro regime continues to rob Venezuelans of their rights to a free and fair election while forcibly disappearing more citizens.
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Pompeo urges U.N. to extend arms embargo on Iran’s regime

The U.S. is seeking an extension of the U.N. arms embargo on Iran's regime. Find out how allowing the embargo to lapse will threaten global security.
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Pompeo: Iran’s regime must comply with nuclear inspectors

Iran's regime is again denying an international agency's requests for access to two potential nuclear sites. See how the U.S. is pushing for compliance.
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Pompeo: U.S. ‘undaunted in our pursuit of bringing terrorists to justice’

The United States released its annual Country Reports on Terrorism, which look at U.S. and international efforts to combat terrorist threats.
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U.S. brings home wrongfully detained Americans

U.S. Navy veteran Michael White has returned home after nearly two years wrongfully detained in Iran. Learn more about recently released U.S. citizens.