|—||John Kerry on World Press Freedom Day|
|—||UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea|
ICYMI, earlier this week, the UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry released a report on the human rights situtaion in the DPRK.
Secretary Kerry is in Indonesia today to discuss climate change, security, democracy, regional integration, and human rights. Check out his video message to the Indonesia people here and you can watch Secretary Kerry’s remarks live on www.livestream.com/at_america and www.ustream.tv/channel/atamerica Sunday, February 16 at 4:00 a.m. EST.
Read more about his trip to Asia here.
|—||John Kerry at the United Nations, September 26, 2013|
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic 'I Have a Dream' speech that continues to galvanize generation after generation in the pursuit of equality for all mankind. Read about Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Suzan Johnson Cook's experience growing up as a King family friend on DipNote!
|—||Secretary Kerry on the Same-Sex Couple Visa Change, August 2, 2013.|
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry addresses employees at the U.S. Embassy in London, United Kingdom, on August 2, 2013, to announce that the U.S. Department of State would immediately start granting visas to same-sex couples just as it does for opposite-sex couples, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act. Answers to FAQ’s are available here.