Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Report Submitted to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives and Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate by the Department of State in Accordance with Sections 116(d) and 502B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as Amended, Volume 2

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005

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Page 1739 - Rights as a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance, both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction.
Page 2242 - Section 3: Respect for Political Rights: The Right of Citizens to Change Their Government...
Page 1735 - January 31 of each year, a full and complete report regarding — (1) 60 the status of internationally recognized human rights, within the meaning of subsection (a) — (A) in countries that receive assistance under this part, and (B) in all other foreign countries which are members of the United Nations and which are not otherwise the subject of a human rights report under this Act...
Page 1994 - RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS Section 1 Respect for the Integrity of the Person, Including Freedom From: a.
Page 1775 - Otherwise, the country does not have provisions for the granting of asylum or refugee status in accordance with the standards of the 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its I967 Protocol.
Page 2250 - Section 2 Respect for Civil Liberties, Including: a. Freedom of Speech and Press...
Page 1735 - This report is submitted to the Congress by the Department of State in compliance with Sections 116(d) and 502B(b) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (FAA), as amended, and Section 504 of the Trade Assistance Act of 1974, as amended.
Page 1735 - In 1976 Congress enacted legislation creating a Coordinator of Human Rights in the Department of State, a position later upgraded to Assistant Secretary. In 1994 the Congress created a position of Senior Advisor for Women's Rights. Congress has also written into law formal requirements that US foreign and trade policy take into account countries' human rights and worker rights performance and that country reports be submitted to the Congress on an annual basis.
Page 1942 - It specifies that the president be a Maronite Christian, the prime minister a Sunni Muslim, and the speaker of the legislature a Shiite Muslim.
Page 1735 - The Secretary of State shall transmit to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Foreign Relations of the Senate, by January 31 of each year, a full and complete report regarding — (1) the status of internationally recognized human rights...

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