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John Kerry's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: John Forbes Kerry
Office: U.S. Secretary of State, Democratic
First Appointed: 01/29/2013
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Teresa Heinz; 2 Children: Alexandra, Vanessa; 3 Stepchildren: John, Andre, Christopher
Birth Date: 12/11/1943
Birth Place: Aurora, CO
Home City: Boston, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Remarks at Opening Plenary of the U.S.-Morocco Strategic Dialogue
March 27, 2014 UN Human Rights Council Vote on Sri Lanka Reconciliation
March 26, 2014 Mass Trials and Sentencing in Egypt
Feb. 28, 2014 Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Holguin at the Fourth Annual U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue
Feb. 27, 2014 Remarks on the Release of the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights
Feb. 26, 2014 MSNBC "Treaty Room with Andrew Mitchell" - Transcript: Global Conflicts and Climate Change
Feb. 24, 2014 Enactment of Ugandan Anti-Homosexuality Bill
Feb. 21, 2014 Situation in Venezuela
Feb. 19, 2014 Anti-LBGT Rhetoric in The Gambia
Feb. 15, 2014 Recent Violence in Venezuela
Feb. 13, 2014 Remarks With Republic of Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se
Feb. 7, 2014 Remarks With Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida After Their Meeting
Feb. 6, 2014 International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting
Jan. 29, 2014 Formation of New Tunisian Government
Dec. 20, 2013 Release of Mikhail Khodorkovskiy
Dec. 10, 2013 Human Rights Day 2013
Dec. 9, 2013 Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Detention
Dec. 5, 2013 Death of Nelson Mandela
Dec. 3, 2013 International Day of Persons with Disabilities
Nov. 21, 2013 Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Oct. 25, 2013 Foreign Policy - Assad's War of Starvation
Oct. 9, 2013 Opening Remarks at the Conversation With ASEAN Young Leaders
Aug. 28, 2013 U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran
Aug. 13, 2013 Remarks With Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio de Aguiar Patriota After Their Meeting
Aug. 12, 2013 Remarks With Colombian Foreign Minister Maria Angela Holguin
Aug. 9, 2013 The Disabilities Treaty--It's Time For Action
June 7, 2013 Remarks Celebrating LGBT Pride Month
May 20, 2013 Remarks on the Release of the International Religious Freedom Report
May 12, 2013 Pakistan Elections
May 3, 2013 Commemorating World Press Freedom Day
April 30, 2013 Remarks to Anti-Defamation League's Centennial Summit
April 17, 2013 Syria National Day Message
April 7, 2013 Remarks With Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu
Dec. 4, 2012 Kerry: Failure to Pass Disabilities Treaty is Evidence of a Broken Senate
Dec. 4, 2012 The Hill - Objections to Disabilities Treaty don't Stand up to Scrutiny
Dec. 3, 2012 Huffington Post - 24 Hours to Decide
Sept. 25, 2012 Letter to Raúl Castro, President of the Republic of Cuba - Release Alan Gross
Sept. 25, 2012 Kerry on Executive Order on Human Trafficking
Aug. 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Aug. 1, 2012 Kerry Meets with Chinese Human Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng
July 26, 2012 In Bi-Partisan Vote, Foreign Relations Committee Passes Disabilities Treaty
July 26, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Treaty Doc. 112-7)
July 17, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - "The Next Ten Years in the Fight Against Human Trafficking: Attacking the Problem with the Right Tools"
April 17, 2012 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of U.S. Department of Justice
March 26, 2012 Kerry: Report Stresses Need for Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights
March 22, 2012 Think Progress - We Need A Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights
Nov. 29, 2011 Facebook Privacy Settlement Reinforces Right Priorities, Protects Consumer
Sept. 15, 2011 Kerry Statement on New FTC Rules to Protect Children's Online Privacy
June 29, 2011 Senators Leahy, Brown, Kerry Introduce Bill To Fight Human Trafficking
June 29, 2011 Hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - U.S. Burma Policy
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