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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.

Social media companies must cooperate with local actors to fight election-related disinformation, and international organizations must encourage and support these efforts.

Left unchecked, such behavior impoverishes the state and fuels populist anger.

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