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U.S. Government Human Rights Reports

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The United States releases a variety of reports on human rights issues. On the left, you will find links to information about the most common annual reports, as well as the five most recent of each of these reports for Equatorial Guinea. 

Below you will find general information on these reports and links to additional reports from HumanRights.gov, a website managed by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. 

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Also called the Human Rights Reports.

Prepared by: U.S. Department of State

Submitted in compliance with: Foreign Assistance Act of 1961

Trafficking in Persons Report

Assesses governments on their efforts to combat trafficking in persons as defined in the UN Trafficking Protocol, including conduct involved in forced labor and trafficking of adults and children for commercial sexual exploitation.

Prepared by: U.S. Department of State

Submitted in compliance with: Victims Of Trafficking And Violence Prevention Act Of 2000

International Religious Freedom Report

Describe the status of religious freedom, government policies violating religious belief and practices of groups, religious denominations and individuals, and U.S. policies promoting religious freedom.

Prepared by: U.S. Department of State

Submitted in compliance with: International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

United States Universal Periodic Review

Provides a partial snapshot of the current human rights situation in the United States, shares some recent progress, and explores opportunities to make further progress.

Prepared by: U.S. Department of State

Submitted in compliance with: United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review

Advancing Freedom and Democracy

Describes U.S. efforts to support democracy and human rights in nondemocratic countries and countries undergoing democratic transitions worldwide.

Prepared by: U.S. Department of State

Submitted in compliance with: Advance Democratic Values, Address Nondemocractic Countries, and Enhance Democracy Act of 2007

Other Reports

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