The Foreign Ministry noted in the section on the northern country the human rights situation is far from the ideals declared by the United States itself.
Washington says the document remain unresolved the problem of the illegal prison in U.S. naval base in Guantanamo Bay, in eastern Cuba, where it has detained 171 people, allegedly linked to terrorism.
U.S. President Barack Obama, legalized indefinite imprisonment without trial of persons in the said prison and allowed again the work of military courts in such cases, says the report.
In addition, the extraterritorial application of U.S. legislation that harms relations with Russia, he says.
This leads to the violation of the rights and freedoms of Russians, including arbitrary arrests and kidnappings in third countries, the abusive treatment towards them and police harassment on the basis of dubious evidence, says the above dependence.
Similarly, the document notes that the U.S. government a cover for the CIA and other officials for massive and flagrant violations of human rights standards.
Nor cease U.S. disrespect for international law in conflict zones and in counterterrorist operations, with a disproportionate use of force, the report said.
In addition, the White House maintains control methods on society and the interference with private security agencies began in the era of Republican George W. Bush, under the pretext of the war against terrorism.
Washington only involved in three of the nine international human rights agreements, the Russian Foreign Ministry recalls.
Thus, the White House declined to sign the declaration on winding up of All Forms of Discrimination against Women and the Convention on the Rights of the Child, says the text of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
U.S. refuses to cooperate with international mechanisms for collective complaints of violation by the government of human rights to consider its judicial system is sufficient and can deal with that problem without outside assistance, the note points.
This is compounded by the worsening of the systemic problems of American society as racial discrimination, xenophobia, the overhead of prisons and the penalty of death, including innocent people, mentally ill adolescents.
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