Outlaw Regime: A Chronicle of Iran’s Destructive Activities

Read the State Department’s new report detailing the magnitude of the Iranian regime’s destructive behavior at home and abroad. The report covers Iran’s support for terrorism, its missile program, illicit financial activities, threats to maritime security and cybersecurity, human rights abuses, as well as environmental exploitation. Download the report here» (pdf) FACT SHEET: Mahan Air’s Support for Terrorism Confronting Iran: The Trump Administration’s Strategy
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Removal from the United States of Former Nazi Guard Jakiw Palij

On August 20, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed Jakiw Palij, 95, from the United States. He arrived in Germany on August 21, making today the culmination of a 14-year effort to remove the former Nazi camp guard. Six Nazi perpetrators under court order of deportation have died in the U.S. in this decade alone; ...
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Ambassador Grenell Leads Embassy Participation in CSD Parade

Ambassador Grenell and Embassy Berlin were proud to take part in Berlin’s 40th Christopher Street Day (CSD) parade.  This year marked the embassy’s seventh time marching, and the Ambassador’s 25th Pride (his first was the March on Washington in 1993). The Embassy and Ambassador Grenell hosted a series of activities to communicate U.S. support for human rights during ...
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Visit of AIPAC to Germany (June 12, 2018)

Visit of AIPAC (The American Israel Public Affairs Committee) to Germany Berlin, June 12, 2018 Ambassador Richard Grenell Thank you Phil de Toledo, Howard Kohr, Lillian Pinkus, and Richard Fishman.  It is a privilege to welcome members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee to Berlin.  Father Desbois, it is a pleasure to meet you. ...
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2018 International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In the U.S, and other nations, memorials stand as continual reminders of the horror of the Holocaust and the importance of confronting the evils that brought it about. The United Nations designated January 27 — the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps — as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Statement by the President on ...
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Jobs for Refugees: State Department recognizes McDonald’s

In honor of World Refugee Day, Chargé d’Affaires Kent Logsdon presented McDonald’s Germany with the 2016 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence for their inclusive hiring practices. McDonald’s Deutschland was selected for this prestigious award in recognition of its employment of 900 refugees at locations across the country where they get practice speaking German and earn a living, becoming contributing members of society. The Chargé spoke with refugees currently employed by ...
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Opening of Anti-Human Trafficking Exhibition

Opening of Anti-Human Trafficking Exhibition Berlin, May 30, 2017 CDA Kent Logsdon   Deputy Police President Margarete Koppers, it is an honor to join you today. Human trafficking is an issue that countries around the world face – including in my country, and here in yours.  The notion of modern-day slavery is one that touches ...
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Women’s History Month, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 2017 as Women’s History Month We are proud of our Nation’s achievements in promoting women’s full participation in all aspects of American life and are resolute in our commitment to supporting women’s continued advancement in America and around the world. America honors the celebrated women pioneers and leaders in ...
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Melanye Price in Berlin

Melanye Price, Associate Professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, visited Ernst-Reuter-Oberschule in Berlin-Wedding in honor of Black History Month. Together with the students, she discussed the challenges the first African-American president faced to become president of all Americans. At the American Academy Berlin, Professor Price also gave a teacher training seminar for teachers and ...
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Presidential Proclamation of National African American History Month, 2016

January 29, 2016 NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2016 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION America’s greatness is a testament to generations of courageous individuals who, in the face of uncomfortable truths, accepted that the work of perfecting our Nation is unending and ...
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Presidential Proclamation — National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

NATIONAL SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION One hundred and fifty years ago, our Nation codified the fundamental truth that slavery is an affront to human dignity. Still, the bitter fact remains that millions of men, women, and children around the globe, including ...
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Gay Rights Activist Evan Wolfson

Evan Wolfson is the founder and president of Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage equality in the United States. In collaboration with U.S. Embassy Berlin, Wolfson spoke on October 9 at the Schwules Museum in Berlin about the history of the struggle for marriage equality and the legal battle that led to the June 2015 ...
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