by Lynde Langdon
by Julia A. Seymour
Posted 5/02/16, 11:00 am
The U.S. State Department has urged Vietnam to release all prisoners of conscience ahead of President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit.
“The promotion of human rights remains a crucial part of U.S. foreign policy and is a key aspect of our ongoing dialogue within the U.S.-Vietnam comprehensive partnership,” State Department spokesman John Kirby said on April 25, as the two countries held the 20th session of their Human Rights Dialogue in Washington.
by Mindy Belz
Posted 3/23/16, 12:40 pm
GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament defeated a bill to recognize Islamic State (ISIS) genocide against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria by a vote of 148-111 less than a week after the United States made its genocide declaration.