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Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
January 30, 1998
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The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are submitted annually by the U.S. Department of State to the U.S. Congress. The reports cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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* 01/30/98: Acting Secretary of State Strobe Talbott and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor John Shattuck, Remarks and Press Q&A, 1997 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

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