Release of the 2017 Human Rights Reports

Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy.  The 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices  (The Human Rights Reports) demonstrate the United States’ unwavering commitment to advancing liberty, human dignity, and global prosperity. This year marks the 42nd year the Department of State has produced annual Human Rights Reports. The United States Congress mandated these reports …

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