Release of Annual Human Rights Reports

WASHINGTON, D.C.- On February 27, 2014, Secretary of State John Kerry submitted the 2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (commonly known as the Human Rights Reports) to the United States Congress. The reports, now in their 38th year, are available on and Mandated by Congress, the Human Rights Reports help inform U.S. government policy and foreign assistance. They are also a reference for other governments, international institutions, non-governmental organizations, legal professionals, scholars, interested citizens, and journalists.

The reports are available to the public on and on

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For additional information, please contact:

Peter Eriki
Information Assistant
U.S. Mission Uganda
Tel: +256-414-250-314×6104
Cell: +077222-14-12, 078484633