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The NOPSC (New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee) held a press conference on the steps of City Hall on Perdido St. [Read More]
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China failed to block a UN meeting on human rights abuses in North Korea yesterday and faced demands from critics to stop sending defectors back home to face to... [Read More]
The U.N. mission to Iraq says it is investigating allegations of human rights abuses in a disputed Iraqi town where federal forces clashed with Kurdish fighters in October. The U.N. said Tuesday that it launched the probe after reports of people fleeing the town of Tuz Khormato, where some 150 homes belonging... [Read More]
ABC FOX Montana provides local news, breaking news, weather, sports and information for Western and South Central Montana. Tune in to the ABC News at 5:30, 10pm and the FOX Montana News at 9pm. [Read More]
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This is a profile of legendary actor, singer and activist, Harry Belafonte. Belafonte details why he has not visited Houston in 50 years. He also explains the roots of his activism and why he continues to fight for human rights at the age of 90. [Read More]
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Human rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday that Iran's courts had "run roughshod over the rule of law" by confirming the death sentence of an academic accused of espionage during nuclear talks with world powers. Lawyers for Ahmadreza Djalali, an emergency medicine specialist resident in Sweden, were informed Saturday that the Supreme Court had upheld his sentence "without granting them an opportunity to file their defence submissions," Amnesty said in a statement. Djalali was a visiting professor at Belgium's Vrije University when he was arrested during a trip to Iran in April 2016. He was accused of... [Read More]
December 10 is observed as Human Rights Day. Though a lot has been done on this front, there are stray incidents of violation of human rights, where people sometimes suffer silently for years together without raising their voice till the vigilant media brings the violations to public. [Read More]
CBS News 8 and CBS8.com is the local source for San Diego breaking news and top story headlines. Get the latest San Diego TV news, sports, weather & traffic - KFMB Channel 8, San Diego, CA. [Read More]
European governments are complicit in grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there who often work with people smugglers and torture refugees and migrants, Amnesty International said on Tuesday. [Read More]
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Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission in its report for the year 2016-17 has slammed the state government for not only dillydallying implementation of the commission's recommendations but also not being able to ensure maximum benefit of its schemes to common man and the poor... [Read More]
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"Illicit nuclear weapons, terrorism and proliferation are all symptoms of a larger disease. We have another chance to make right our support for the people of Iran." [Read More]
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A human rights judge who survived the Holocaust called North Korean prison camps "as terrible or even worse" than Auschwitz. [Read More]
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The brutality of prison camps in North Korea is on par with that of Nazi concentration camps, says Thomas Buergenthal, a former judge on the International Court of Justice who is now serving on a panel of human rights investigators probing whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should be tried for crimes against humanity. Buergenthal is also a survivor of the Auschwitz and Sachsenhausen concentration camps as well as a Polish ghetto. "I believe that the conditions in the [North] Korean prison camps are as terrible, or even worse, than those I saw and experienced in my... [Read More]
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At any moment, as many as 130,000 North Koreans are serving time in prison camps, where food, clothing and heat are rarely provided. [Read More]
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Philip Alston, the UN's Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, made his claims about Alabama while visiting the state during an investigation into US poverty. [Read More]
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Welcome remarks by the President of the Human Rights Council and Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations Office at Geneva, Mr. Remigiusz Achilles Henczel... [Read More]
Panel Disucssion on Bridging the equality gap: including the excluded in economic and political life Moderated by Ms. Ghida Fakhry Khane Ms. Rita Izsák Chief Wilton Littlechild Ms. Martha Piedad Mosquera Figueroa... [Read More]
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Inclusion and the right to participate in public life - Human Rights Day December 10th 2012 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva Swizterland. [Read More]
Human Rights Day 2013 EVENTS... [Read More]
In 2013, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights marks 20 years since its establishment. [Read More]
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