Featured stories about Human Rights
- Brazil's Racism Problem Front and Center After Black Teen's Brutal Beating 26 February 2014
- New Law Means Gays Face Life in Prison in Uganda 25 February 2014
- From Kiev to Moscow: Russia's Tired Protest Antics 25 February 2014
- The Venezuela I'll Always Remember 24 February 2014
Latest stories about Human Rights
8 March 2014
"I am afraid this method does little to tackle the problem. Throughout history, China has only been met with failure when it tried to combat nature."
7 March 2014
Memes and image macros lend themselves to polarizing rhetoric, not nuanced argument. But, hey, some of them are pretty funny!
"Great. Between telling stories of a decaying, homo-fascist Europe, Dmitry Kiselyov is riding a boat around Amsterdam"
6 March 2014
Shin-Okubo, a district in Tokyo with high concentration of ethnic Korean residents, has been experiencing an escalation of anti-Korean protests by some extremely racist citizen groups in recent years.
5 March 2014
Pascal Simbikangwa, charged with complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, is finally being brought to trial in a French court, 20years after the massacre of about 800,000 ethnic Tutsis and...
Oinikhol Bobonazarova of Tajikistan wins the International Women of Courage Award.
Jailed for posting prophet Muhammad cartoons on Facebook, 30-year-old Tunisian Jabeur Mejri was freed last night.
A March Against Poverty and the open-air "Concert for Dignity" took place on Saturday, March 1 in Skopje with estimates of several hundred up to a thousand participants.
4 March 2014
"I came out in my last pair of lacy panties, which will be banned in our country as of July 2014."
Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.