Even some U.S. allies think it was a bad idea. But China stands to gain.
Countries who go against Washington's "arrogant policies and excessive demands" are frequently "accused of violating [a] human right," the report said.
In the Kasai, girls are preferred to boys in conflict because they are 'better' at following rules.
The United Nations Human Rights Office asked U.S. authorities to "immediately halt" the practice of separating immigrant children from their parents on the southern U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday morning.
Local rights groups say at least 40 people have gone missing in Nuevo Laredo since February.
Last year saw a peak in almost a quarter of a century for Russians seeking to leave their homeland for the U.S., on the grounds of persecution.
The four countries singled out in the latest State Department report on human rights are the same targeted by U.S. foreign policy.
Marielle Franco, an outspoken critic of police corruption and state violence, was killed in a drive-by shooting.
The data was released shortly after the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in the city of Kasur sparked a national debate about sexual assault and violence in the country.
A government list of 600 alleged Communist fighters includes Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, U.N. special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples.
Apple conducted 756 audits across 30 countries, the report revealed.
China used a so-called "red notice" label activist Dolkun Isa a terrorist.
"The United States should not persist in practices that traumatize children and their families," says senior children's rights counsel at Human Rights Watch Michael Garcia Bochenek.
"This sends a clear signal that women's reproductive rights are not a priority for this administration," a State Department official told Politico.
Rights activist Ismae Teh says military personnel punched and kicked him, electrocuted him and beat him with a stick until he passed out.
"More than 90 percent of pious Muslim women in the Muslim world do not wear abayas. So we should not force people to wear abayas."
The president's "insatiable admiration for strongmen" has had dangerous implications outside the U.S., Human Rights Watch says.