US State Department Issues Annual Human Rights Report.
VOA | March 12, 2010 - The U.S. State Department's annual report on human rights worldwide issued Thursday cites an upsurge in efforts to restrict access to the Internet and other new communications means, and escalating persecution of vulnerable minorities. The report is sharply critical of the rights performance of several countries including China, North Korea and Iran. VOA's David Gollust reports from the State Department
Amnesty International Criticizes US Human Rights Record
VOA | March 12, 2010 - The human rights organization Amnesty International is criticizing the United States' record on human rights on the very day that the U.S. State Department releases its annual report on human rights abuses around the world. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has that story.