The release of the 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

The 2017 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – is now available.  The annual report covers internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states to the U.S. Congress in accordance with the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 and the Trade Act of 1974.

For the section of the Human Rights Report relevant to Suriname please click here.

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For more information on the U.S. Government’s engagement on human rights, visit the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor homepage.