44Jul 25, 2012
State Department Briefing on Human Rights
Michael Posner briefed reporters after the annual U.S.-China human rights dialogue. He said that human rights in China “continue to deteriorate.” He reaffirmed U.S. skepticism on ...
333Jun 8, 2012
History of Human Rights Policy
Senior diplomats spoke about the evolution of human rights policy at a day-long conference to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and ...
375May 24, 2012
State Department Annual Human Rights Report
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton released the 2011 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which examines the status of human rights in countries around the world. She said 2011 had been ...
183Sep 13, 2011
International Religious Freedom Report
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Michael Posner and Suzan Johnson Cook spoke to reporters on the latest congressionally-mandated State Department report on religious freedom around the ...
311May 5, 2011
Political Transitions in the Middle East
U.S. State Department officials testified about recent political unrest and violence in the Middle East including in Syria and Egypt. They also talked about the recent agreement reached between ...
188Apr 8, 2011
2010 Human Rights Report
Secretary Clinton spoke to reporters about the release of the State Department’s 2010 Report on Human Rights Practices. After Secretary Clinton’s remarks, Assistant Secretary ...
604Nov 17, 2010
2010 International Religious Freedom Report
Secretary Clinton announced the release of the 2010 International Religious Freedom Report. In her remarks she said the report noted that religious freedom was under threat from ...
45Jun 29, 2010
Secretary Clinton's Eastern European Trip
Assistant Secretary Gordon Duguid and Assistant Secretary Posner briefed reporters on Secretary Clinton’s upcoming travel to Kyiv, Krakow, Baku, Yerevan and Tbilisi From July 1 to July 5, ...
94May 14, 2010
U.S.-China Human Rights Talks
Assistant Secretary Posner spoke to reporters on the U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue. Among the topics he addressed were labor issues, religious freedom, and multilateral ...
173Mar 11, 2010
Secretary Clinton on 2009 Human Rights Report
Secretary Clinton spoke to reporters about the release of the State Department’s 2009 Report on Human Rights Practices. Assistant Secretary Michael Posner from the Bureau of Democracy, ...
1,503Mar 2, 2010
Global Internet Freedom
The Human Rights and Law Subcommittee held a hearing titled “Global Internet Freedom and the Rule of Law.” Witnesses focused on censorship of information on the Internet, privacy ...
253Jan 22, 2010
State Department Briefing on Internet Freedom
Senior Advisor for Innovation Alec Ross and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner spoke to reporters and answered questions on internet freedom and 21st century ...
101Dec 19, 2009
Administration's Human Rights Agenda for the 21st Century
Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy and Human Rights Michael Posner talked by remote video from New York City about the administration’s human rights agenda for the 21st century, which ...
99Oct 26, 2009
International Religious Freedom Report
Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton delivered opening remarks on the release of the State Department’s 2009 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom. The report outlines ...
24Mar 24, 1992
Heroes and Heroines in Free Expression
The panel discussed role models, heroes, and heroines in perserving the freedom of expression.
51Jun 19, 1990
Current Situation in Liberia
The committtee met to discuss the current political unrest and to consider U.S. policy towards Liberia. Members focused on the goal of creating a new policy that seeks to support the ...
21May 9, 1990
Recent Developments in the West Bank
The Europe and the Middle East Subcommittee and the Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee held a joint hearing to take testimony from administration officials, human rights ...