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U.S. annual human rights report released, no one notices

By David Jones      

The new administration had two choices: delay the release indefinitely while scrubbing the massive text down to the last semicolon to assure attitudinal compatibility with its views; or release it at an obscure time without publicity. The administration chose the latter approach.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—One of the hardy perennials of U.S. foreign policy is the annual Human Rights Report (HRR). Officially known as Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, it is a persistent residue of Jimmy Carter’s presidency, with its first edition released in 1977.

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