"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.
North Korea's ruling regime keeps more than 100,000 individuals in death camps and has carried out a series of horrific executions.
Israa al-Ghomgham, 29, has been detained since 2015 for her part in anti-government protests.
"The misbehavior of the U.S. government indicates that the U.S. does not abide by any principles protecting rights of those criticizing the system," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said of the U.S. arrest of a black Muslim American journalist who works for Iran's Press TV.
"They say he's the Donald Trump of Brazil. Can you believe that? But he likes it," Trump said.
Bolsonaro had previously said that Brazil's two decades of military dictatorship, which ended in 1985, was a "very good period" and that he is "in favor of torture."
Nils Melzer, the United Nation's special rapporteur on torture, accused the U.S. of leading a process of dismantling human rights.
The letter allegedly urged the German government to "fundamentally rethink" its support for a range of organizations, including the Jewish Museum in Berlin.
The country's top human rights official previously argued that imprisoning "mildly abusive" men could leave families without an income.
The abuse left some women unable to walk or even stand, while one prisoner, after an especially brutal session, repeatedly tried to kill herself.
"No one should be forced to live in such degrading and disgusting conditions," one anti-slavery officer said.
Powerful men "considered us [sex] toys," one woman said.
The European Court of Human Rights upheld an Austrian ruling against a woman who was convicted of disparaging Islam.
Ecuadorean officials cut off Assange's internet connection and phone lines in March.
Human rights groups say at least 12,000 people have been killed since Duterte took office in 2016.
"It is outrageous from our perspective that a country will sit there and lecture us, and make demands. "We demand the immediate release"... Really?" Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said.
Erdogan was jailed for reading a poem—now he locks up more journalists than anyone.
Support for authoritarian governments is likely to foment extremist resistance in fragile states, new analysis argues.
The 29-year-old has been detained since 2015 for involvement in anti-government protests.
"I think the Canadian government is only beginning to understand how offensive their conduct has been to the Saudi government," former Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said in an interview.
The kingdom has given its students until August 31 to leave Canada, including more than 1,000 Saudi medical graduates participating in fellowship, residency training and research programs at Canadian health institutions.