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City officials took the first step Thursday night to form a human rights committee. [Read More]
Naperville ranks dead last among large Illinois communities when it comes to creating a LGBTQ-friendly environment. Neighboring Aurora grades among the state's best. A... [Read More]
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said early Friday that European Union leaders have agreed to reduce financial assistance for helping Turkey get ready for possible EU... [Read More]
The United Nations human rights chief today called for spreading greater knowledge about human rights to its sceptics, rebuking perspectives that see global organizations and... [Read More]
The awards recognize those who have had a global impact in civil and human rights. [Read More]
The human rights situation in Turkey is unacceptable, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on Thursday, adding European Union leaders had asked their executive arm... [Read More]
The average score for cities in California is 76 out of 100 points, which falls above the national average of 57. Only 28 cities scored a... [Read More]
The City of Columbia has earned an all star rating and a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index. [Read More]
Students from Laura Secord School are in the midst of a months-long project that will help other children understand how they can make a difference... [Read More]
At least 16 civilians including several children were killed in air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian jets Thursday in Syria's Deir... [Read More]
Human Rights Watch's Brad Adams says the international community will shun Cambodia if Hun Sen dissolves the opposition ahead of 2018 elections. [Read More]
The Human Rights Campaign, a group promoting the rights of LGBTQ groups, has given Cincinnati a score of 100 on its Municipal Equality Index. [Read More]
Florida's cities are making strides in protecting lesbian gay bisexual and transgender rights while state efforts falter according to the Human Rights... [Read More]
A nearly completed documentary on a former US Attorney General and human rights activist is being screened in Binghamton this weekend, with another famous crusader... [Read More]
The Football Association was on Thursday warned by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) that it risks losing public confidence if it does not... [Read More]
Amnesty International on Thursday alleged police and justice authorities in Poland are suppressing anti-government protesters, a claim flatly rejected by the interior ministry. "The Polish... [Read More]
Carrboro had the biggest jump for cities in North Carolina on the Human Rights Campaign's most recent municipal equality index that was released on Thursday. [Read More]
Charlottesville is among the top cities in Virginia for LGBTQ equality, according to the latest municipal equality index from the human rights campaign foundation. ... [Read More]
Residents are prepared to make our state a model for others hoping to affirm human rights and justice for all. [Read More]
A senior United Nations human rights official has praised civil society for its role in standing up to the "backlash" against human rights. [Read More]