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Published:April 4th, 2007 14:35 EST
Human Rights And Democracy: The U.S. Record 2006

Human Rights And Democracy: The U.S. Record 2006

By SOP newswire

The Department of State will release the annual report Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record -2006 on Thursday, April 5, at 10:00 a.m. Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs Paula Dobriansky will provide opening remarks, followed by remarks by Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Barry F. Lowenkron. Assistant Secretary Lowenkron will then respond to reporters' questions. This event is on camera and on the record, and will be held in the State Department's press briefing room (Room 2209).

Advance Copies of the Embargoed Report
Embargoed copies of the publication on CD-ROM will be available on Thursday, April 5, at 8:15 a.m. in the State Department's Press Office (Room 2109). The entire report is EMBARGOED until the end of the press briefing, approximately 11:00 a.m., April 5. CDs will not be reserved, mailed, faxed or delivered to a building entrance.

Press who attend this briefing should arrive at the 23rd Street entrance of the Department of State (2201 C Street, NW) and must present either (1) a U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center), (2) a media-issued photo identification card, or (3) letter from their employer on letterhead verifying their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport). Press should allow adequate time to process through security and to be in the briefing room 10 minutes before the briefing.

Press Contacts
For more information on this event, contact:
Elyse Bauer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor
(202) 647-1442, or the Office of Press Relations (202) 647-2492.
For more information on this event, contact: Elyse Bauer, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (202) 647-1442, or the Office of Press Relations (202) 647-2492.