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Human Rights

Congresswoman Judy Chu Appeals for Asian-Americans’ Rights Voice out to President Ma for justice in taxation system

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Dr. Judy (second from right) Chu was the special guests for 2005 World Summit of Love and Peace (From left, to right Mayor Benjamin “...

After 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Is Repealed, What's Next?

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Tuesday: Former U.S. Air Force Major Michael D. Almy (L) hugs House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, after she signed...

United States’ backing for indigenous rights treaty hailed at UN

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Colombian indigenous children in jungle settlements in Panama

Afghanistan: a people trapped between sides

The main conflict-related challenges faced by Afghans in 2010 will persist in 2011, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today.

INDONESIA: NGOs allege government impunity in Papua

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Papuans remain among Indonesia's poorest, despite the province's natural wealth

Puerto Rico Student Strike 2010

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Students offer flowers to police officers. Photo by Ricardo Alcaraz of Diálogo. Republished under a CC License....

Clarification relating to the appeal for pardon for Rizana Nafeek

The campaign to seek pardon for Rizana Nafeek needs to be continued as there has been no change in her situation. Her file is now pending before His Royal Highness the King of Saudi Arabia who can make one of the following three decisions:

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Dallas Man, Associated with Local Street Gang, Faces 20 Years in Federal Prison, Without Parole, For Shooting a Federal Agent

Gary Montgomery, a/k/a “G-Bone,” 39, pleaded guilty this morning, before Chief U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater, to assaulting a federal officer, distributing crack cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney...

Haiti: Emergency assistance for children & communities affected by the earthquake

Eleven months after the disaster, Tdh continues to support families living the consequences of the earthquake through the construction of more lasting housing, the establishment of permanent facilities for water and sanitation, the care management of...

In biggest appeal ever, UN seeks $7.4 billion for humanitarian efforts in 2011

30 November 2010 – The United Nations today appealed for more than $7.4 billion to provide humanitarian assistance to 50 million people suffering from the effects of conflicts and natural disasters in 28 countries over the coming year.