Human Rights

Defending Religious Freedom to Make the World a Better Place

Dr. Alessandro Amicarelli, president of European Federation for Freedom of Belief, left, discussed the unjust Tai Ji Men...

Tai Ji Men Members Protest at TECRO in DC for the Fifth Time Calling on the Taiwan Government to Immediately Redress the Unjust Tai Ji Men Case

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More than 50 Tai Ji Men members came to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United...

Sudan: UN human rights chief alarmed over killing of protesters by security forces

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Protests have continued in Sudan, against the military coup there.

US abortion debate: Rights experts urge lawmakers to adhere to women’s convention

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Abortion rights supporters march outside the Supreme Court of the United States in...

Uganda: President Pledges Rights Improvements

President Yoweri Museveni should accelerate steps toward fulfilling his commitments to end abuses by security forces and restrictions on civil society and journalists in Uganda, Human Rights Watch said following its meeting with him on June 29, 2022....

US Supreme Court Deals Blow to Climate Action

In a significant setback for climate action, the United States Supreme Court ruled to limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from power plants on June 30, 2022.

Rise of disinformation a symptom of ‘global diseases’ undermining public trust: Bachelet

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Social media has a huge influence in children’s lives and being constantly...

India: Free, Drop Charges Against Teesta Setalvad

The Indian authorities should immediately release the prominent human rights activist Teesta Setalvad, drop all charges against her, and stop their relentless attacks against her, Human Rights Watch said on June 28, 2022. The police said they are...

Morocco/Spain: Horrific Migrant Deaths at Melilla Border

The deaths of at least 23 African men at the Melilla-Morocco border on June 24, 2022 requires an independent, impartial investigation capable of determining what occurred and who bears responsibility for such loss of life, Human Rights Watch said on...

Put women’s rights ‘front and centre’ of climate policies: Bachelet

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Women wait for food aid at a distribution centre in Afgoye, Somalia.