Secretary of State John Kerry presents the State Department’s 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practice on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.
Secretary of State John Kerry presents the State Department’s 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practice on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Jose Luis Magana AP
Secretary of State John Kerry presents the State Department’s 2015 Country Reports on Human Rights Practice on Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Jose Luis Magana AP

After 40 years, U.S. rights report wins respect, but doesn’t change policy

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