Human Rights

Beyond Fighting Crime, FBI Reaches Out To Victims

When FBI agents arrive at the scene of a shooting or a terrorist attack, there's often someone else standing in the background. It's a representative from the FBI's Office for Victim Assistance, there to help people suffering in the aftermath of a...

PAKISTAN: Domestic violence is the most under-reported crime and condoned by social customs

Violence against women is a major health and human rights concern in Pakistan. Women can experience sexual, physical or mental abuse throughout their life cycle, in infancy, childhood and during adulthood or older age. Violence against women has...

NIGERIA: Shantytown dwellers face eviction

Residents of Port Harcourt’s shantytowns say they live in fear being forcibly evicted

EGYPT: Refugees hit by discrimination, violence amid heightened nationalism

Refugees in Egypt face unemployment, difficult living conditions and xenophobia

PAKISTAN: Balochistan mourns its missing

Protesters in Balochistan demand to know the wherabouts of missing relatives

內湖館 林鈺珊...

UN finds child labour, underage marriage among displaced Central Africans

Children at an IDP camp in Kabo, northern Central African Republic

Mexico: Widespread Rights Abuses in ‘War on Drugs’

Mexican Army and municipal police officers conduct a joint raid in Ciudad Juárez searching street...

SOMALIA: Migrants targeted in Somaliland

Somaliland officials have expressed concern over an increase in the number of illegal immigrants

AFGHANISTAN: Hussain Ali, "We need protection not detention"

Hussain Ali has been detained for more than 21 months

California Man Pleads Guilty to Trading Video Game Cheat Codes for Child Pornography

JOHN KENNETH CALDERON BASTO (a/k/a Tribal x MoDzz), 22, of Long Beach, California, pled guilty today to causing the distribution of child pornography of a 10-year-old Oklahoma boy, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western...