U.S. stands with defenders of religious freedom
The U.S. supports international partners' work to defend religious freedom around the world. Learn more about how.
Inventions of 2022
Several U.S. companies released inventions during 2022 with a mission to help others or improve the environment.
Religious freedom: A U.S. founding principle
Discover the latest status of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries and territories from the State Department's 2021 report.
Making fashion free of forced labor
Designers, advocates and others are among those working to keep fashion free of forced labor. Learn about their efforts and what you can do.
Uyghurs abroad suffer ‘collective grief’
Many Uyghurs who live outside the People's Republic of China struggle with not knowing the fate of their loved ones in China.
Uyghurs abroad search for their missing relatives
Uyghurs outside China are advocating for the freedom of relatives detained by the government of the People's Republic of China.
Uyghur authors detail abuses in their homeland
Two Uyghur women are publishing accounts of their experiences in camps in the People's Republic of China. Learn their stories.
Uyghurs confront crisis through art
Facing persecution in their homeland, Uyghurs are expressing themselves through art and poetry. Learn more about Uyghur art.
New U.S. law to combat forced labor in Xinjiang
The U.S. is strengthening efforts to deter the People's Republic of China's use of forced labor in Xinjiang. Learn about these new steps.