- Feb 26, 2021
On his way out the door, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lashed out anew at China on Tuesday by declaring that its policies on Muslims and ethnic minorities in the western Xinjiang region constitute “crimes against humanity” and a “genocide.”
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo argued Thursday for a more limited U.S. view of global human rights advocacy based on the principals laid out by America’s Founding Fathers, a suggestion critics assumed meant stepping away from more modern concepts such as support for women and the LGBQT communities around the world.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met privately with Pope Francis and visited his ancestral home in southern Italy on Thursday as the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump roiled Washington.
Massachusetts refugee organizations urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to raise its proposed cap on refugees, noting that crises have forced millions from their homes and that the U.S. has the resources to respond.
Mike Pompeo became the first U.S. Secretary of State to visit Lambeth Palace on Wednesday when he participated in a round table on religious freedom.
Blessing Okoedion, sex trafficking victim turned activist, received the TIP Hero in the fight against human trafficking award, dedicating it to all women who have suffered and continue to endure this modern day slavery.