United States and Partners Promote Accountability for Corruption and Human Rights Abuse

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State December 10, 2020 Yesterday and today the United States imposed sanctions under the Global Magnitsky sanctions program on corrupt actors and human rights abusers worldwide.  These actions target actors across the globe who disregard individuals’ human rights and international standards to prevent and combat corruption. As we ...
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On the occasion of the International Anticorruption Day and International Human Rights Day

On the occasion of the International Anticorruption Day and International Human Rights Day, the Department of State and the Department of the Treasury announced sanctions designations and visa restrictions on corrupt actors and human rights abusers.  Below is a summary of these actions taken pursuant to “Executive Order (E.O.) 13818 and Section 7031(c) of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 (Div. G, P.L. 116-94), as carried forward by ...
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Remarks of Ambassador Kelley E. Currie on Protecting Fundamental Freedoms in Xinjiang

Geneva March 13, 2019 Thank you all for joining us today. I would like to welcome our distinguished panelists and guests to this timely event on the human rights crisis in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China.  The United States, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom are co-hosting today’s event to continue raising ...
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