03/03/17 – Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2016

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U.S. Department of State
March 3, 2017

Promoting human rights and democratic governance is a core element of U.S. foreign policy. The production of these reports underscores our commitment to freedom, democracy, and the human rights guaranteed to all individuals around the world.