US Rights Report Highlights Venezuela, Iran, China

Posted on March 13, 2019 2:24 pm

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The U.S. State Department is painting a grim picture of violations and abuses in countries that already have dismal records in its “Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018.” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday highlighted abuses in Iran, South Sudan, Nicaragua and China in his remarks on the release of the report. “I wish I could say that the record of every country evaluated in this year’s report is spotless or even improved, but it’s simply not the case,” Pompeo said. This year’s report evaluates the practices of roughly 200 countries and territories. Venezuela In Latin America,