2020 Trafficking in Persons Report: Estonia

2020 Trafficking in Persons Report: Estonia ESTONIA: Tier 1 The Government of Estonia fully meets the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking. The government continued to demonstrate serious and sustained efforts during the reporting period; therefore Estonia remained on Tier 1. These efforts included implementing labor act amendments prohibiting recruitment agencies from charging worker-paid …

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2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: Estonia

2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: Estonia   Office of International Religious Freedom Executive Summary The constitution declares there is no state church and protects the freedom of individuals to practice their religion. It prohibits the incitement of religious hatred, violence, or discrimination. The law establishes registration of religious associations and religious societies and regulates their activities. Unregistered religious associations …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo On the Release of the 2019 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

03/11/2020 12:06 PM EDT Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Washington, D.C. Press Briefing Room SECRETARY POMPEO:  Hello, everyone.  Good morning.  Every year, for 44 years, the State Department has written the most comprehensive and fact-based human rights report in the world. State Department team members in Washington and our embassies work with experts in …

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President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

Issued on: February 5, 2019 Remarks as prepared for delivery TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow Americans: We meet tonight at a moment of unlimited potential.  As we begin a new Congress, I stand here ready to work …

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Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

Secretary Pompeo  released  the State Department’s report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation.  Download the report»   Confronting Iran: The Trump Administration’s Strategy» . (pdf – 4,42 MB)

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Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

Secretary Pompeo  released  the State Department’s report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation.  Download the report»   Confronting Iran: The Trump Administration’s Strategy» .

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Releases 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report

On June 27, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson released the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report. “Human trafficking is one of the most tragic human rights issues of our time. It splinters families, distorts global markets, undermines the rule of law, and spurs other transnational criminal activity. It threatens public safety and national security. “But …

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