Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Country Reports on Human Rights- 2010 to be Released on April 7. 2011

The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Congress in

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner will release the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2010 on Thursday, April 7 at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the Press Briefing Room of the U.S. Department of State.

The remarks will be open to credentialed members of the media. The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, commonly known as the Human Rights Report, covers the legal status of human rights in more than 190 countries and territories around the world.

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).

Embargoed copies of the 2010 Human Rights Report will be available online as of 9:30 a.m. EDT, April 7th at: http://paei.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2010/index.htm

The user id is: hrr_2011
The password is: hrr1234

The report will be embargoed until the press briefing.

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