Egypt's officials, including President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, should understand that by harming dissidents' loved ones, they are only entrenching their government's reputation as a cruel human rights abuser.
Lawmakers from both parties proposed laws this week to counter Beijing's propaganda and pressure on American companies.
Repudiating the Trump administration's designation of this horror would be a major strategic misstep.
Human rights standards are powerful because they apply to all governments—the strong and the weak, friends and foes.
An exiled Saudi dissident has filed a lawsuit against McKinsey & Co. in New York, alleging the consulting firm raised his profile as a government critic to Saudi authorities.
Death penalty disproportionately affects the African-American community and those suffering from mental illnesses, or a history of childhood abuse, figures show.
"It would be morally reprehensible for the United States to become party to a body that systematically shields the world's worst regions from accountability," the Friday letter from a group of House Republicans read,
Along with China and Russia, Saudi Arabia has an appalling human rights record and to deny this does Paul Casey no credit.
The Biden administration needs to establish with Moscow early on that the U.S. will not allow Russia to exploit the principle of state sovereignty to override international humanitarian law and put millions of Syrians and regional stability at further risk.
The three boys, aged 16 and 17, were detained by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy officers inside a Target in Westlake Village, Los Angeles.
Citizen journalist Zhang Zhan was reportedly given four years in prison for "picking quarrels and provoking trouble" by reporting on the Chinese government's handling of the early COVID-19 outbreak.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, the subject of "Nasrin" the compelling new documentary by Jeff Kauffman and Marcia Ross, may be the bravest person you never met. She is a lawyer for women's rights and human rights in Iran.
Whether the ICC decides to investigate Venezuela could determine its future.
570,000 people from Uighur regions in Northwestern China were forcibly sent to pick cotton under a labor program that targeted minority groups, The Center for Global Policy reported.
The case of double standards against the Jews and the Jewish state is but one example of the failure of the international community to ensure consistent application of equal rights and laws for all.
The law also allows the fast-tracking of sexual assault cases, as part of a wider effort to address sexual violence against women and children in the in the country.
Local media reports the group removed the livers and kidneys from 11 people at a hospital in Anhui province between 2017 and 2018.
While 39 U.N. nations jointly criticized China's human rights policies in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, nearly 70 countries backed Beijing's right to safeguard its sovereignty.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been accused of pursing an "anti-Muslim agenda" by Human Rights Watch, in which Muslims have been stripped of citizenship.
The executive director of Human Rights Watch says that Donald Trump treats human rights legislation as a political tool rather than a matter of principle.
Now is the perfect time to seize the moment and launch a new, forward-thinking movement.
The U.S. must pressure Turkey to get out of Syria.
Yet another reason to be horrified by the Chinese Communist Party's treatment of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.