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Clinton Urges High-Tech Industry to Promote Internet Freedom

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is urging software and other high-tech firms not to sell technology that would help repressive governments restrict Internet freedoms. Secretary Clinton made her remarks Thursday in The Hague at an international conference on Internet freedom. Clinton told her audience that when ideas are blocked, information deleted, conversations stifled, and […]

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Clinton Calls for ‘Unconditional Release’ of Political Prisoners in Belarus

Posted December 6th, 2011 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has demanded the unconditional release of all political prisoners in Belarus and denounced Minsk for persecuting democracy campaigners. Speaking before the Belarus Civil Society Roundtable in Lithuania Tuesday, Clinton told a group of seven Belarusian activists that the United States will continue working to obtain freedom for about 50 […]

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Clinton Completes Burma Trip With Pledge of U.S. Support

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has completed a three-day visit to Burma after discussions with democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and a vow that the U.S. is prepared to support further democratic reform. The two women held hands as they spoke to reporters Friday from the veranda of Aung San Suu Kyi’s home […]

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Clinton Wraps Up Burma Trip With Pledge of U.S. Support

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wrapped up a three-day visit to Burma after discussions with democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and a vow that the U.S. is prepared to support further democratic reform. The two women held hands as they spoke to reporters Friday from the veranda of Aung San Suu Kyi’s […]

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Clinton Meets with Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton held in-depth discussions with democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon Friday on the final day of her three-day landmark visit to Burma. After their meeting at the Nobel peace laureate’s home, where she had been under house arrest for most of the past two decades, the two […]

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Clinton Meets with Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi

Posted December 2nd, 2011 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon Friday on the final day of her three-day landmark visit to Burma. The two held in-depth discussions at the Nobel peace laureate’s home, where she had been under house arrest for most of the past two decades. The two […]

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Clinton Offers Rewards for Reforms in Burma

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the United States is ready to support Burma’s transition to democracy and will consider re-establishing diplomatic relations if political and economic reforms there take hold. Secretary Clinton said Thursday during a landmark visit to Burma’s capital Naypyidaw that any step Burma’s government takes will be carefully considered. She […]

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Clinton Calls on Burma to Expand Reforms

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on Burma to expand upon its recent reforms, saying more work must be done before the United States can consider lifting sanctions. During a landmark visit to Burma Thursday, Clinton called on the government to release more political prisoners and end ethnic violence. She also urged Burma […]

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Clinton Urges Burma to End “Illicit” Ties to North Korea

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on Burma to end any “illicit” military ties to North Korea, and says more work must be done before the United States can consider lifting sanctions. Clinton said Thursday during a landmark visit to Burma that its government must respect international consensus against the spread of nuclear […]

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Clinton Urges Burma to End “Illicit” Ties to North Korea

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on Burma to end any “illicit” military ties to North Korea, and says more work must be done before the United States can consider lifting sanctions. Clinton said Thursday during a landmark visit to Burma that its government must respect international consensus against the spread of nuclear […]

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