Links to U.S. efforts to promote democracy, protect human rights and international religious freedom, and advance labor rights globally. It issues reports on human rights, intNext (8)ernational religious freedom, the U.S. support for human rights and democracy, and trafficking in persons. Includes Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports (http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/) for 1999 to present. Earlier reports (1993-1999) are also available (http://www.state.gov/www/global/human_rights/hrp_reports_mainhp.html). Issued by the U.S. Department of State. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.