The civilized world cannot turn a blind eye to the fate of China's Uighur Muslims.
A human rights champion might seem like an unlikely candidate for China to endorse—but Irene Khan's record suggests Beijing would have little to fear.
Plasma to treat COVID-19 is in high demand, but one Florida man's donation was refused because of his sexuality, he says.
The Trump administration does not look the other way when it comes to China's repression of its Uyghur Muslims.
The bill condemns the Chinese government for human rights abuses against the Muslim indigenous Uighur people and other Muslims in China.
The travesty in Hong Kong and COVID-19 pandemic show it is time for definitive, coordinated steps to target the sources of wealth, power and legitimacy of the Communist Party of China.
Human rights advocates are concerned non-lethal weapons have been used indiscriminately amid demonstrations following the death of George Floyd.
The U.S. is taking flak worldwide for racism in light of the latest black lives matter protests. But some of that criticism is coming from states that oppress minorities.
He offered a scathing rebuke Saturday of Chinese government officials and their country's state-run media outlets for producing "obscene propaganda" that looks to capitalize on U.S. civil unrest.
"At a time when the devastating impacts of racism in Black communities have been made so painfully clear.....it is appalling to see these types of ugly threats directed at one New Yorker by another," Sapna V. Raj said in a statement.
The Kingdom garnered praise for announcing the decree—but it was never published, and it's unclear whether or not it even applies to the thirteen currently on death row for offenses allegedly committed when they were children.
"These are difficult times for everyone, but all restrictions should be rooted in respect for human dignity," said David Kode of CIVICUS.
The independent London-based China Tribunal said the appointment of Jiang Duan to the UNHRC Consultative Group risks "complicity" with Beijing's human rights abuses.
The 2019 report notes that there were "numerous instances" of armed groups limiting the movement of migrants, "inclduing by kidnappings and homicides."
Turnout for the parliamentary election is expected to be low, reflecting widespread anger at the regime after it brutally suppressed protests and shot down a passenger plane.
Saudi Minister of State Adel al-Jubeir, who was demoted from foreign affairs minister amid international outrage over the November 2018 Khashoggi allegations of murder, touted the Middle East kingdom's attractiveness to foreign business as proof officials did not order the killing.
The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights' 2019 report warned that the Saudi government's suppression of human rights "shows no signs of stopping."
Butina's years-long efforts included attempts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ingratiate herself with influential conservatives.
"It's really just sad to see this company I really believed in…just completely lose its way," said Ross LaJeunesse, Google's former global head of international relations.
In a follow-up tweet, Castro called for the breakup of ICE in order to "build a more humane immigration system."
Sanctions were levied today by the U.S. against human rights abusers in six countries in a move corresponding with the United Nations celebration of International Human Rights Day.
It's no secret that the United States is outright rejecting international norms and agreements, but creating and expanding policies that erode our commitment to protecting women and families is a travesty.
With a focus on climate change, the United Nations celebrates this year's Human Rights Day by focusing on children and young adults.
President Donald Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act into law Wednesday, after earlier failing to commit to the bill over apparent concerns about trade implications with China.
More than 1 million people are believed to be detained in "re-education" camps in the restive western Chinese province of Xinjiang.
Mohamed Ali's videos condemning the corruption of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's regime sparked violent protests in September.
Saudi Arabian Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz al-Saud is reportedly being kept under house arrest following her mysterious disappearance back in March.
Five months of protests is taking its toll among young people heading to the front lines, who risk serious injury, arrest or even death.
Assad's forces have used tactics including indiscriminate bombing, chemical weapons and mass disappearances in their effort to bring all of Syria back under the dictator's control.