"The United States is taking action to promote accountability for entities and individuals that have perpetuated the suffering of the Syrian people," Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said.
"For many American corporations it is business as usual when it comes to China," Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) said Tuesday during a hearing of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
"There are some things that rise above specific differences that are the global responsibility of great powers," U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman said.
U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh called the conditions in Xinjiang "reprehensible and illegal" and said any company doing business there should "take heed."
A government white paper released on Wednesday praised the Chinese Communist Party's policies in the region as well as the leadership of its chair, Xi Jinping.
The bipartisan Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act will place the burden of proof on U.S. companies seeking to import goods made in China's Xinjiang region.
Belarusian authorities raided offices and homes of human rights activists and journalists to crackdown on non-governmental organizations accused of fomenting unrest.
A State Department report promised to continue pressing China on its ongoing "genocide" and "crimes against humanity" against Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Biden is standing by the demonstrations that swept Cuba over the weekend as a historic demand for basic rights in the communist island nation.
"This administration will defend and protect human rights around the world," the report said.
Critics say Hungary's law, which went into effect Thursday, stigmatizes and marginalizes the LGBTQ community.
"The evidence of severe human rights abuses and crimes against the Uyghur people is already overwhelming and indisputable," said the U.K. Foreign Affairs Committee chair.
People in Myanmar "continue peaceful protests despite the massive use of lethal force against them, including heavy weaponry," said the U.N. human rights chief.
France's anti-terrorism prosecutor's office initiated the probe in June based on a complaint filed this year by an exiled Uyghur worker and human rights groups.
We must continue to stand in solidarity with women in Turkey as they face difficult days ahead.
In a statement given to Newsweek, a Fox News representative acknowledged the settlement by saying, "We are pleased to reach an amicable resolution of this legacy matter."
A diplomacy-driven U.S. approach to Iran can, at minimum, cultivate a far better environment for the Iranian people to push for democratic change in their country.
Companies need to acknowledge the growing divide between what many businesses are doing for Pride Month and what the LGBTQ+ community actually needs.
A report from U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet offers a sweeping look at root causes of racism and urges countries around the world to do more to "make amends."
A global treaty to end violence against women and girls will remind the government of Afghanistan, as well as governments around the world, that certain behaviors are unacceptable, and that the world is watching.
The move is part of a larger effort to combat commerce connected to China's human rights violations against Uyghurs and other minorities.
Money and resources poured into the anti-trans hate machine underscore that the issue of trans rights is not a marginal or ancillary fight for the far-right but a central one.
Canada led 44 UN member states in a joint statement censuring China for human rights violations in Xinjiang, but Beijing received a supportive counterstatement from 65 countries.
"There is virtually no chance Nicaraguans can exercise their fundamental rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, nor to vote and run for public office, if they are seen as opposing the ruling party," said the Americas director at Human Rights Watch.
United Nations official Michelle Bachelet said she was seeking "meaningful access" to Xinjiang amid continued reports of "serious human rights violations."
President Joe Biden's recent appearance at the G7 was intended to project a renewed United States commitment to human rights abroad, but it's not clear that he's prepared to abandon the old song and dance for tougher measures.
Human rights experts said the church demonstrated a pattern of behavior "to protect alleged abusers, cover up crimes, obstruct accountability of alleged abusers and evade reparations due to victims."
The U.N. called on "all actors in the current crisis to ensure that international human rights norms and standards are respected."
From their first exclusive church to a beauty pageant, change is in the air for Pakistan's transgender folk, but still a lot more has to be done to ensure that the community feels like equal citizens.