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Statement on Freedom of Expression in Kazakhstan

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 9, 2012 The United States wishes to express concern about recent developments in Kazakhstan on freedom of expression. The United States follows with great interest the implementation of Kazakhstan’s new law on television and radio, and regrets that the new law does not ...
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Statement on Rule of Law in Uzbekistan

As delivered by Deputy Chief of Mission Gary Robbins to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 9, 2012 The United States wishes to express its serious concern about a number of judicial cases in Uzbekistan that raise issues about the government’s adherence to its OSCE commitments on the rule of law and procedural due process.  The ...
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Statement on the Final Human Rights Assessment of the Events of 19 December 2010 in Minsk, Belarus

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 9, 2012 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. The United States remains deeply concerned about serious violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Belarus. I would like to bring to the Permanent Council’s attention the Final Human Rights Assessment of the Events of 19 ...
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Statement on the United States Becoming an Observer to the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005 – 2015

As delivered by Ambassador Ian Kelly to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 9, 2012 Thank you Mr. Chairman, The United States is very pleased to report to the Permanent Council that on Sunday, February 5, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced in Sofia, Bulgaria that the United States is joining the Decade of Roma Inclusion ...
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