While Kurdish-Iranian refugee Behrouz Boochani said the appointments represented a "great achievement," they do not erase the pain of having "lost six years of my life."
An editorial in the state-run China Daily said Beijing would not allow the U.S. to interfere in what it called its "internal affairs."
Tens of thousands of protesters descended on the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, calling on the Trump administration to lend more support.
"Hong Kongers are fighting for freedom, fighting for democracy, fighting for human rights," a pro-democracy activist said. "These are values that the United States stands for."
Victor Cha was nominated to become Trump's ambassador to South Korea but was dropped after warning the White House against a pre-emptive strike on the North.
"It got to the point where I was ready to sign a deportation paper just to not be suffering there anymore," said 18-year-old Francisco Erwin Galicia.
At least 45 people were injured, one critically, after dozens of alleged triad gang members stormed a subway station and began attacking commuters.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is under investigation by the U.N. human rights watchdog over his brutal war on drugs.
Reporters Without Borders said they had to meet with Saudi officials to explain just how bad the kingdom's reputation has become.
DJ Steve Aoki and former One Direction band member Liam Payne are still scheduled to perform.
At least 122 people have been executed by the Saudi government this year as the royal family intensifies a crackdown on dissenters.
Gingrich branded Ocasio-Cortez "profoundly vicious, cruel and dishonest" over her reports of human rights abuses at migrant detention centers.
The independent tribunal heard evidence from medical experts, investigative journalists, human rights activists and members of the persecuted Falun Gong group.
Eliminating Graph Search is a disaster for human rights groups—and we were never even asked.
China's deployment of surveillance to detain Turkic Muslims who use "suspicious network tools" like WhatsApp or too much electricity should concern Western leaders.
"The U.S. has no credibility to hold the moral high ground," a Global Times editorial claimed in response to a statement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
"My name cannot be found in any of the search engines in China," Wu'er Kaixi told lawmakers on the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square.
Human rights remain under attack in China on an unprecedented scale, defying America's hopes that economic openness will result in greater liberty.
A Global Times editorial suggested the official secrecy around the brutal suppression of pro-democracy protesters in 1989 has allowed the country to advance.
The image of Movahedi brandishing her white hijab from a stick during protests at the end of 2017 became a rallying call on social media.
The United Nations report said North Koreans are living in a "vicious cycle of deprivation, corruption and repression."
The upholding of Dennis Christensen's sentence has been decried by Jehovah's Witnesses and international human rights groups.
"The unabated oppression that the Uyghur community faces at the hands of China is a stain on the conscience of the world," Nancy Pelosi told Newsweek.
The "Abolition of Abortion in Texas Act" faces widespread opposition, even from various anti-abortion groups, such as Texans for Life.
"I believe in an inclusive foreign policy—one that centers on human rights, justice and peace as the pillars of America's engagement in the world, one that brings our troops home and truly makes military action a last resort," Representative Ilhan Omar wrote.
The Trump administration's apparent dismissal of human rights monitors "puts the United States squarely in the company of some of the worst human rights abusers around the world."
"We also advise that the United States take a hard look at its own domestic human rights record, and first take care of its own affairs," Chinese spokesperson Lu Kang said.
"For Trump and his team, human rights is just another cudgel they wield opportunistically in service of a vision for the Middle East," Jamal Abdi, president of the National Iranian American Council, told Newsweek.