“Your support for this legislation is absolutely crucial to ensure that our fight to prevent further atrocities against this long-persecuted group will be successful.”
"As long as they are engaged in activity that is contrary to basic human rights, it is going to be hard for them to do that," he said.
Iran has set a frightful record when it comes to human rights, an issue that has escalated dramatically in recent years.
If Biden ceases all dialogue with Riyadh, it would see no reason to limit its brutal war tactics in Yemen.
In addition, the US State Dept. also announced sanctions against 17 officials of China, El Salvador and Jamaica, as well their immediate family members, for serious human rights violations.
These extreme punishments were rarely applied in the past and their use today is the source of controversy wherever they are carried out.
"Iranian authorities are prepared to use force extra-territorially"
Doha’s move clears way for heavy fines against people who disseminate information that authorities consider untrue or prejudiced
The resolution Myanmar’s government “to expedite efforts to eliminate statelessness and the systematic and institutionalized discrimination.”
Pompeo also addressed the regime’s decision to shut down the Internet in the country.