On the Killing of Rohingya Muslim Advocate Mohib Ullah

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the murder of Rohingya Muslim advocate and community leader Mohib Ullah in Bangladesh on September 29. Mohib Ullah was a brave and fierce advocate for the human rights of Rohingya Muslims around the world. He traveled to the Human Rights Council in Geneva …

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2020 Human Rights Report: Bangladesh

DHAKA, March 30, 2021 – Today, the State Department released the 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, an annual report required by U.S. law.  Guided by the United Nations’ Universal Declarations on Human Rights and subsequent human rights treaties, the country reports do not draw legal conclusions, rate countries, or declare whether they failed to meet standards. The …

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A Message from Ambassador Miller 

Despite the reprehensible events which unfolded in Washington, D.C. the United States Congress completed its constitutional duty and affirmed the lawful election of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as President-elect and Kamala D. Harris as Vice President-elect.  They will be sworn into office on January 20, 2021.  Those who committed violent, criminal acts of terror against our …

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U.S. Position on Relocations of Rohingya Refugees to Bhasan Char

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY CALE BROWN, PRINCIPAL DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON December 10, 2020 U.S. Position on Relocations of Rohingya Refugees to Bhasan Char The United States has long noted its appreciation for the Government of Bangladesh’s commitment to hosting the Rohingya refugees but is concerned about the relocation of 1,642 Rohingya …

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Ambassador Miller’s U.S. Independence Day Message to American Citizens

Today, U.S. Embassy Dhaka joins American citizens in Bangladesh and well-wishers here and around the world in celebrating the 244th anniversary of the birth of the United States.

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