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Beijing Could Improve Human Rights As Part Of The Universal Periodic Review

A top Chinese diplomat claimed Friday that detention centers for Muslims in China's western province of Xinjiang are "campuses, not camps" and said they...

Chinese Women Who Fight for Human Rights Face Reprisals from Party: Group

Women who campaign for human rights in China face reprisals from the ruling Chinese Communist Party, including enforced disappearances,arbitrary detention, sexual abuse and torture,...

“Violence Against Women And Girls Is The Most Widespread Human Rights Violation on Earth” Activists Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Women's rights activists from 128 nations are launching a public campaign Tuesday for an international treaty to end violence against women and girls, a...

U.N. Urges Egypt To Halt All Executions Based On Confessions Obtained Against Torture

The U.N. Human Rights Office is urging Egypt to halt all executions and to conduct investigations into all allegations that people are subjected to...

U.S. Congresswoman Talks About African Refugees, Aiming Global Human Rights

In an interview with VOA, the new chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights...

Human Rights Situation in North Korea Needs Reforms

Despite more than a year of international engagement and promises of economic reform by North Korea’s leaders, the human rights situation in the isolated...

Assam’s Citizen Register Raises Concern of U.N. Human Rights Expert

Three United Nations human rights experts expressed "deep concern" Thursday over a controversial citizens register in India's Assam state, warning it could inflame ethnic...

The Attention Shifts To The U.S. As It Strikes Down FGM Law

When a U.S. district judge last month ruled a federal ban on female genital mutilation unconstitutional, he undercut the federal government and alarmed anti-FGM...

Should Promote Human Rights More In Myanmar: Facebook

 Facebook on Monday said a human rights report it commissioned on its presence in Myanmar showed it had not done enough to prevent its...

Facebook Hires A Human Rights Director Ahead Of Facing Criticism

 Facing human rights violation allegations over the misuse of its platform by the Myanmar government to fuel atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority, social...

Russia Using World Cup To Gloss Over Its Human Rights Record: Activists

Human rights campaigners say Russia is using the glitz of the World Cup to try to gloss over its deteriorating human rights record —...

Summary Trials Have No Place In Afghan Laws: Behrooz Jahanya

Human rights organizations have voiced "grave concerns" over the rise in summary court convictions in Afghanistan after a video of one such trial was...

Rape Survivors in India Still Face Humiliation with Two-Finger tests and Barriers to Justice says Human Rights Watch

New Delhi, Nov 9: Five years after the Nirbhaya gang rape case in Delhi, rape survivors are still facing barriers to getting justice in...

10 Facts You Should Know About Raif Badawi, Victim Of Religious Persecution

Saudi Arabia, September 22, 2017: A Saudi writer, atheist, activist and the founder of the Free Saudi Liberals website Raif Badawi, who has been...

Islamic State War Crimes in Iraq being Investigated: UN Team

Iraq, September 22, 2017: The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously to establish an investigative team to help Iraq secure evidence of atrocities...

UN: Attacks Against Albinos for Body Parts, Stands Human Rights Issue

Geneva, September 21, 2017: "When I was sleeping in my house, four people came and started attacking me with machetes," said Mariama Staford, an...

World in the Grip of ‘Hidden Crimes’ : Over 40 Million People, Including Women and Children Trapped in Modern Slavery, Reveals New Report

New York, September 20, 2017 :  More than 40 million people were trapped as slaves last year in forced labor and forced marriages, most of...

Myanmar violence: In Rakhine state of Myanmar houses have burned and around 400 people have died

Thousands of people have fled their villages and sought shelter in temples, schools, and mosques in other Rakhine town Volunteers were struggling to...

Myanmar Woman May Khine Oo Shares Her Story of Human Trafficking to Prevent other Women from falling into the same trap

May Khine Oo was trafficked to China, where she was forced to get married twice She wishes to share her story of human...

UN Human Rights Chief Urges Iraqi Government to help Victims of Islamic State (ISIS) Sex Abuse

United Nations Human Rights chief, Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein is urging the Iraqi government to provide help to women who have been sexually abused...

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