Protests Escalates After Myanmar Junta Raises Specter Of Force


YANGON, Myanmar (February 22, 2021)--Protesters gathered in Myanmar’s biggest city on Monday despite the ruling junta’s threat to use lethal force against people who join a general strike against the military’s takeover three weeks ago. More than 1,000 protesters gathered near the U.S. Embassy in Yangon despite barriers blocking the…

READ: Trump Signs Human Trafficking Proclamation Commitment To Eradicate, And Hold Traffickers Accountable


WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 31, 2020)---today President Donald J. Trump signed a human trafficking proclamation Thursday in what he calls "human trafficking is a horrific assault on human dignity that affects people in the United States and around the world." "During National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, we reaffirm our…

“Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Serious Human Rights Abuse and Corruption”


WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 16, 2020)--today, President Donald J. Trump sent a "message to the Congress on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Serious Human Rights Abuse and Corruption", around the world and, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), took related…

“President Donald J. Trump’s Presidential Message on the 155th Anniversary of the Ratification of the 13th Amendment”


WASHINGTON, D.C.---Today, we celebrate the ratification of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery in our country.  One hundred and fifty-five years later, we remember the millions of souls unjustly subjected to the oppressive institution of slavery and recommit to pursuing the enduring promise of our Nation that…

“Anniversary of the Wrongful Detention of the CITGO-6 in Venezuela”


WASHINGTON, D.C.--- November 21 marks the third year since Tomeu Vadell, Jose Luis Zambrano, Alirio Zambrano, Jorge Toledo, Gustavo Cardenas, and Jose Pereira — known as the CITGO-6 — were lured to Caracas for business meetings, wrongfully detained by masked security agents, and then thrown into one of Venezuela’s most dangerous prisons.…