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International Human Rights Day 2019

December 10 is International Human Rights Day. Learn more about the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights through photos from around the world.
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Pompeo: Meaningful multilateralism means outcomes, not gestures

The U.S. supports "meaningful and effective multilateralism" for more peaceful relationships. Learn how these tactics have resolved crises in the past.
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The cost of human smuggling

As more families are migrating to the U.S.-Mexico border from Central America, human smugglers are primed to exploit their vulnerability.
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U.S., Australia stand up for Uighur rights

As the Chinese government monitors Uighurs abroad, the U.S. and Australia are working to support those speaking out against human rights violations.
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U.S. says Maduro should not have representative on U.N. Human Rights...

The U.S. strongly opposes having a representative of the former Maduro regime occupy a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council.
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Sullivan: We must end ‘China’s horrific campaign of repression’

At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States held a side event on the Chinese government's ongoing persecution and abuse of Muslims.
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President Trump at the United Nations [shareables]

President Trump spoke to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 24. Here are some excerpts from his speech.
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President Trump: ‘Do not put your children in danger’

President Trump laid out the perils of making the border crossing from Central America and vowed to further clamp down on human smuggling and trafficking.
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Partnership or extortion? U.S. vs. Iranian models for the Middle East

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells the U.N. Security Council how the U.S. works with other countries to pursue Middle East peace while Iran uses violence.