A diplomacy-driven U.S. approach to Iran can, at minimum, cultivate a far better environment for the Iranian people to push for democratic change in their country.
Companies need to acknowledge the growing divide between what many businesses are doing for Pride Month and what the LGBTQ+ community actually needs.
A report from U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet offers a sweeping look at root causes of racism and urges countries around the world to do more to "make amends."
A global treaty to end violence against women and girls will remind the government of Afghanistan, as well as governments around the world, that certain behaviors are unacceptable, and that the world is watching.
The move is part of a larger effort to combat commerce connected to China's human rights violations against Uyghurs and other minorities.
Money and resources poured into the anti-trans hate machine underscore that the issue of trans rights is not a marginal or ancillary fight for the far-right but a central one.
Canada led 44 UN member states in a joint statement censuring China for human rights violations in Xinjiang, but Beijing received a supportive counterstatement from 65 countries.
"There is virtually no chance Nicaraguans can exercise their fundamental rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, nor to vote and run for public office, if they are seen as opposing the ruling party," said the Americas director at Human Rights Watch.
United Nations official Michelle Bachelet said she was seeking "meaningful access" to Xinjiang amid continued reports of "serious human rights violations."
President Joe Biden's recent appearance at the G7 was intended to project a renewed United States commitment to human rights abroad, but it's not clear that he's prepared to abandon the old song and dance for tougher measures.
Human rights experts said the church demonstrated a pattern of behavior "to protect alleged abusers, cover up crimes, obstruct accountability of alleged abusers and evade reparations due to victims."
The U.N. called on "all actors in the current crisis to ensure that international human rights norms and standards are respected."
From their first exclusive church to a beauty pageant, change is in the air for Pakistan's transgender folk, but still a lot more has to be done to ensure that the community feels like equal citizens.
Nysia Armstead spent several days in a hospital for her wounds and has only just been released. "I got stabbed in my head, where I have 18 stitches right here," she said. "And I have like 40 stitches in my right arm."
The dossier established "that Uyghurs have been targeted, rounded up, forcibly disappeared and deported from Tajikistan" back into China's western Xinjiang region "by Chinese operatives," the lawyers said in a statement.
A recent proposal signed by over 1.1 million Europeans requesting the European Commission establish a protection package for national minorities was rejected without debate, highlighting Europe's lack of interest in protecting its minorities and Indigenous groups.
The walk out follows a lawsuit against the Texas hospital filed by more than 100 nurses claiming it is "forcing its employees to be human 'guinea pigs' as a condition for continued employment."
Several Uyghur exiles told an independent tribunal they suffered forced labor, abortions, beatings and more while living in China's Xinjiang region.
A tribunal, made up of lawyers, academics and business people, set up to assess whether China's alleged rights abuses against the Uyghur people constitute genocide, opened Friday in London.
Most U.S. cities celebrate Pride month in June to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, which took place in 1969.
To live up to his vow to be guided by human rights, President Joe Biden should use U.S. leverage to insist that the Israeli government stop its oppression of Palestinians.
On Tuesday, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights ruled that British intelligence-gathering practices violated human rights.
Kazakhstan is truly committed to democratization and political reforms, which means we remain a trusted partner for the United States, the European Union and the wider international community.
We need a complete overhaul of the current criminal justice system with bold reforms, even stronger new legislation protecting Black and brown lives and a criminal justice national reentry czar to even begin to see meaningful change.
During the last few years, Movimiento Ciudadano has been consistent in its political attitudes and actions, which have positioned it as a different option.