Human rights

Omar: U.S. Must Hold Friends, Foes to 'Same Standards'

"I believe in an inclusive foreign policy—one that centers on human rights, justice and peace as the pillars of America's engagement in the world, one that brings our troops home and truly makes military action a last resort," Representative Ilhan Omar wrote.

Iran Slams U.S. as 'Apartheid Regime'

"The misbehavior of the U.S. government indicates that the U.S. does not abide by any principles protecting rights of those criticizing the system," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said of the U.S. arrest of a black Muslim American journalist who works for Iran's Press TV.