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United States Condemns Nicaragua’s Threats Against The Church and U.S. Ambassador

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States August 7, 2020 Mr. Chairman, my delegation feels compelled to take the floor under other business today to express our serious concern about the terrible arson attack against an historic shrine at the Managua Cathedral last Friday, and recent threats made against leaders ...
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Permanent Council Marks Week and International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States August 7, 2020 Mr. Chairman, the United States would like to join with other delegations today in calling attention to the ongoing human rights abuses that members of indigenous peoples face around the world — including within our own hemisphere. Indigenous persons themselves ...
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Honoring the Legacy of Congressman John Lewis

Remarks by Bradley A. Freden Deputy Permanent Representative of the United States July 22, 2020 Mr. Chairman, I speak today on behalf of the United States Government in mourning the loss this past week of U.S. Congressman John Lewis. As many of you know, Representative Lewis was an iconic member of the United States Congress ...
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