review of the State Department"s human rights reports from the victims" perspective

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Seventh Congress, second session, March 6, 2002.
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Congress. A REVIEW OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT'S HUMAN RIGHTS REPORTS FROM THE VICTIMS' PERSPECTIVE WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, House of Representatives, Subcommittee on International Page 7 PREV PAGE TOP OF DOC Operations and Human Rights, Committee on International Relations, Washington, DC.

The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are the State Department’s most-read publication by far. Over 1 million readers access them online every year.

And, says Michael Kozak, the senior bureau official in the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, those readers can sort the accompanying online database by country or by issue, like the human rights.

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Kamruzzaman and Shashi Kanto Das: The Evaluation of Human Rights: An Overview in Historical Perspective right to life and liberty, freedom of thought and expression, and equality before the law. Reports – Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Country Reports on Human Rights Practices The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, also known as the Human Rights Reports, cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices is an annual summary of human rights in countries around the world, submitted to the US Congress by the State Department. Publication History Congress passed laws requiring the State Department to report on human rights abroad as part of the Foreign Assistance Act of a good human rights report.

Each human rights field presence is required to prepare different types of reports, which must be adapted to its mandate and needs. Reporting involves a process of reviewing raw information gathered on a human rights problem, refining and processing it.

Once the initial drafts of the individual country reports were completed by U.S. missions abroad, the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL), in cooperation with other Department of State offices with the relevant country and regional expertise, reviewed and edited the reports, drawing on its own sources of information as well as of.

Human rights are the bedrock principles which underpin all societies where there is rule of law and democracy. Since the end of World War II, the core importance of human rights has been universally acknowledged.

Today, against a backdrop of multiple conflicts, humanitarian emergencies and severe violations of international. The reports also highlight specific incidences of human rights violations and abuses that ruined individual lives.

A story in the Nigerian report highlights the case of a college student who reported that a soldier lured her to a police station and raped her repeatedly. The soldier was reportedly "disciplined" for leaving his post, but as of December nothing else had happened.

This report is submitted to the Congress by the Department of State pursuant to Sections (d) and B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 19 U.S.C. §also require that U.S. foreign and trade policy take into account countries’ human rights and worker rights performance and that country reports be submitted to the Congress.

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