The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices are the State Department’s most-read publication by far. Over 1 million readers access them online every year.
The annual reports are not about passing judgment on other countries. Instead, Michael Kozak, the senior bureau official in the State Department’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, says, they’re “to inform ourselves so that when we are making decisions, we are doing it with our eyes wide open about who we’re dealing with.” Read more about the reports on Share America.
Read the 2017 country report on Hungary here.