John Kerry

CNN’s Tony Maddox Honored by State Department for CNN Freedom Project

CNN Executive Vice President and managing director of CNN International Tony Maddox was honored by the State Department on Monday as a Trafficking in Persons Report Hero. Each year, eight individuals are honored by the State Department as the Department releases its annual report on human trafficking. The award was personally […]

US State Department Releases 2014 Human Rights Report

The United States State Department has released the annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2014 In the report, countries were called out for their punishment to people speaking freely. Countries mentioned include China, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Russia, and Saudi Arabia. Persecuted groups that were specifically mentioned include journalists, bloggers, […]

Secretary Kerry Visits President Putin in Russia

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has made a visit to Russian President, Vladmir Putin, in Sochi. This was Kerry’s first visit to Russia in two years. Kerry tweeted about his meeting. Had frank discussions with President #Putin & FM #Lavrov on key issues including #IranTalks, #Syria, #Ukraine. — […]