Notice to the Press
Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 6, 2011


Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Michael Posner will release the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2010 on Friday, April 8 in the Press Briefing Room of the U.S. Department of State. The start time will be forthcoming in the public schedule.

The remarks will be open to credentialed members of the media. The Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, commonly known as the Human Rights Report, covers the legal status of human rights in more than 190 countries and territories around the world.

Embargoed copies of the 2010 Human Rights Report will be available online before the Secretary’s press briefing. Information on how and when to access the report will be forthcoming from the Department of State’s Press Relations Office. The report will be embargoed until the start of the briefing.

PRESS CONTACTS:
Office of Press Relations
U.S. Department of State
Phone (202) 647-2492

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor
U.S. Department of State
Evan Owen
owene@state.gov
202-647-4747



PRN: 2011/531