China is hiding a dirty secret in the far northwest corner of the country.
“This is ISIS-like stuff,” says Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for refugees. He calls the various bizarre innocent explanations by Myanmar officials “utter rubbish.”
Today there is a link between two atrocities that happened in the very same place yet are separated across a century of time.
More than 600,000 Rohingha have fled to Bangladesh since August. The best option might start with measured international pressure to ensure they can go home.
Madrid is trying to end Spain’s universal jurisdiction law, which proponents say has helped human rights victims find justice – but has also caused major diplomatic headaches.
This week, a 32-person delegation of U.S. officials will appear before the UN’s Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss human rights here at home.
Human Rights Watch is not happy with the international community and its lack of action in Syria. And it’s really not happy with the United States.
After strikes by garment workers and political rallies the government of Hun Sen banned public protests and violently shut a free speech area in the capital.
Although the EU’s recent expansion into Central Europe was partly meant to improve human rights there, new members have been thumbing their noses at the old boys’ club.
The plight of human rights defenders in Cameroon who work on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity is particularly dire.
Torture is not only about inflicting acute pain, but is a calculated and systematic dismantling of a person’s identity and humanity.
The Pakistani government shares blame with militants for failing to protect women, activists say.
Hina Khan, a Pakistani school girl threatened by the Taliban, claims the Pakistani government has taken no steps to protect her or her family.
The global trend is countries moving away from using the death penalty.