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On July 17, President Trump met with 27 victims of religious persecution at the White House.

Following the assassination of government officials in the Amhara Region and in Addis Ababa, the government’s use of repressive measures puts Ethiopia's recent political gains at risk. 

A bipartisan letter from members of Congress calls on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to defend human rights in Saudi Arabia.

The Russian government’s systematic practice of imprisoning Crimean residents simply because of their religious beliefs, ethnicity, or civic activity must end immediately.

A successful Pride event in Kyiv shows how far Ukraine has come. But for those who cause violence, impunity remains.

The new president and upcoming parliamentary elections could spur progress in three key areas.

On July 8, 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the formation of the Department of State’s Commission on Unalienable Rights.