From depictions of slavery to colonial massacres to contemporary portraits of refugees, photography is a powerful tool in evoking ideas of shared humanity.
The United States is Quitting the UN Human Rights Council. Here's Why That's a Bad Idea
One day after being criticized by the top UN human rights official for its policy of separating children from their parents at the border, the United States is reportedly announcing that it is withdrawing from the main UN human rights organ, the Human Rights Council. The timing is eyebrow raising, but this was not an …
What drives decisions by autonomous vehicles in dire situations?
Despite dramatic reductions in accident-related fatalities, injuries and damages, as well as significant improvements in transportation efficiency and safety, consumers aren't as excited about the promise of autonomous vehicles as the auto industry is. Research shows that people are nervous about life-and-death driving decisions being made by algorithms rather than by humans. Who determines the ethics of the algorithms?
Interstate 10 reopens in central Phoenix after police situation
A man who had been hanging from the Seventh Street overpass, causing the closure of Interstate 10 in central Phoenix, was taken into custody.
Why it could be a mistake if human rights are ignored in US-North Korea summit
Trump keeps promoting North Korea's potential to become an economic powerhouse.
13 Human Rights That Still Aren't Universal—But Should Be
We still have a ways to go when it comes to protecting basic human rights around the globe.
We haven't been at war with North Korea for decades. Why not just say that?
The United States is not, in fact, at war with North Korea. So, why not say it?
North Korea: We must learn from past that human rights are central to lasting peace, says UN expert
NEW YORK, October 24, 2018 – A UN expert on North Korea said there had not been any substantial improvement in human rights in the country even as détente takes hold on the peninsula, imploring the world to learn from past experience that it is essential to put human rights at the centre of any strategy to build a lasting peace In his latest report to the UN General Assembly, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s…
Top general warns US may not see a North Korean attack coming
The commander of US forces in South Korea warned lawmakers Wednesday that the US might not have sufficient intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities on the Korean peninsula to see an attack coming if denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang fall apart, causing hostilities to flare up again.
Why Mike Pompeo smirked when asked if North Korea executed negotiators
“Suffer me that I may speak, and after I have spoken, mock on.” The Book of Job, 21:3 No wonder Mike Pompeo awkwardly laughed or, as it was described by some observers, “smirked,” when asked about the reports of the execution of four of the people with whom Mr. Trump and Mr. Pompeo had been […]
Kejriwal: Pollution has been reduced by 25%, situation still critical
The Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday addressing a press conference, spoke about the rising pollution issues in the national capital.
Pack WR situation still murky 2 days before game
The Packers will wait and see on the status of Marquez Valdes-Scantling for Sunday's game against the Raiders. Fellow WR Davante Adams won't play and Geronimo Allison is doubtful.
What The United States Can Do To Address North Korea’s Human Rights Crisis
Mother, wife, and North Korean refugee Jeong-Ah Kim is separated from three of her four children. Due to North Korea’s brutality and China’s continued forcible repatriation of North Korean refugees, Jeong-Ah Kim may never see her children again. “I am a mom of four,” Kim recalled, “but at this point, I can only hug one of my children.”
1 in 10 North Koreans are forced into modern day slavery, human-rights study estimates
One out of every 10 people living in North Korea are forced into slavery, used to prop up the repressive regime and keep its population under tight control. According to the 2018 Global Slavery Index, more than 2.6 million North Koreans are subjected to forced labor and exploitation by the state.
With over 800 schools forced to close due to insecurity, and 2.3 million vulnerable people in need of assistance this year, a top UN official told the Security Council on Wednesday that the humanitarian situation in Mali "remains dire".
This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. With over 800 schools forced to close due to insecurity, and 2.3 million vulnerable people in need of assistance this year, a …
One chart shows just how dire WeWork's revenue situation is
WeWork now spends about $2.25 in order to generate every $1 in revenue.
What Are Human Rights? : United for Human Rights
Watch video and learn the definition of , which you are entitled by virtue of being human. Learn more about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the actions you can take to defend them and bring awareness.
The Human Rights Institute at Kean University
The Human Rights Institute at Kean University celebrates 10 years of raising awareness and inspiring change for the some of the world's biggest issues pertai...
New Sanctions Against North Korea: A Reminder That Human Rights Should Be On The Negotiating Table
New sanctions are a good first step toward injecting human rights back into discussions with North Korea. They are not enough, however.