Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

U.S Department of state Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC March 13, 2019 Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Since America’s founding, the concept of individual rights has been woven into the national fabric. As my friend …

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Cuba 2018 Human Rights Report

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Cuba is an authoritarian state led by Miguel Diaz-Canel, president of the Council of State and Council of Ministers, with former president Raul Castro serving as the first secretary of the Communist Party (CP). Cuba has a one-party system in which the constitution recognizes the CP as the only legal party and the …

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Ambassador Haley on Cuba’s Human Rights Record

United States Mission to the United Nations Office of Press and Public Diplomacy For Immediate Release May 16, 2018 Today, Cuba had its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights Council, a process that evaluates the human rights records of all UN Member States. In addition to receiving recommendations from other Member States, countries …

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