Deputy Department Spokesperson Marie Harf

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 09:48
The United States condemns the ongoing violence in northern Mali, including reports of summary executions of civilians in Tin Hama, and other human rights abuses and violations. The U.S. has contributed soldiers to MINUSMA operations in Mali.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 09:37
The U.S. strongly condemns the May 23 killing of the opposition leader Zedi Feruzi and the May 22 grenade attack in a market that killed several people and wounded many more. These attacks only undermine ongoing efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution.
Friday, April 17, 2015 - 08:37
U.S. government expressed disapproval of the decision of an Azerbaijani court to sentence prominent human rights activist Rasul Jafarov to a six and a half - year prison term on charges widely considered to be politically motivated.
Friday, June 13, 2014 - 07:50
"We strongly condemn the Cuban government’s systematic use of physical violence and arbitrary detention to silence its critics, disrupt peaceful assembly and ...prevent attendance at a court hearing unrelated to broader issues of governance".
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 14:28
Ms. Harf comments on political trials in Venezuela and on the process of getting Sergent Tahmooressi out of jail.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 00:00
The Department regrets Texas’ decision to proceed with Mr. Tamayo’s execution without that review and reconsideration, but remains committed to working to uphold our international obligations