The Rohingya are still fleeing persecution in Myanmar. What can be done to stop it?
Rohingya Muslims have suffered innumerable atrocities in Myanmar, only to face poverty, desperation and human trafficking as refugees in Bangladesh. John Yang talks with Skye Wheeler of Human Rights Watch for a broader look at their plight.
7 Myanmar Soldiers Jailed for Executing 10 Rohingya Muslim Men Released Less than a Year Later
Trending rights tweets this week: Injustice defined in Myanmar; censorship calls in Germany; remembering the Tiananmen Massacre; and a major update to World Health Organization guidelines.
Why Europeans Oppose the Russia Sanctions Bill
It imperils the Continent’s energy security and would end up benefiting Moscow.
BILL BROWDER: How sanctions on Russia hurt Putin's closest allies
Bill Browder, head of the Magnitsky Global Justice Campaign, explains how US sanctions on Russia hurt Putin's wealthy allies.
Schumer announces fentanyl sanctions bill before China talks
The Senate's top Democrat is introducing legislation to "hold China accountable" and sanction laboratories and other traffickers who export fentanyl to the United States.
Top US Jewish Groups Stand in Solidarity With Israel Amid Gaza Rocket Assault
Top US Jewish groups have reacted with concern to the massive Gaza rocket attack on southern Israel on Monday in...
Why title insurance firms are paying close attention to the latest Russian sanctions bill
A U.S. Treasury Department program that spotlights anonymous real estate purchases in a number of gateway cities could become a nationwide law if a Ru
Why Bangladesh took in the Rohingya Muslims
PM Sheikh Hasina and the common people have shown uncommon courage and humanity.
Myanmar bulldozes what was left of Rohingya Muslim villages
BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar's government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation ri
Myanmar Army Helicopter Attack Kills at Least 10 Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State
The airstrike hit a group of Rohingya collecting bamboo amid army hostilities with a Rakhine ethnic army.
Why a Small Jewish Group is Supporting a German Party with Anti-Semitic Ties
The formation of “Jews in the AfD” is baffling to many, but it’s also part of a larger pattern across Europe.
Fiona Hill Should Be Condemned by Jewish Groups. She Won't Be
The former senior director for European and Russian affairs for the Trump administration, Fiona Hill, testified last week in the House impeachment hearings. At one point, Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., asked her: "Would you say that these different theories, these conspiracy theories that have...
Why Is A Jewish Group Fighting Sexual Abuse Survivors?
Agudath Israel, along with the Catholic Church, lobbies against a bill that would provide more legal tools to child sexual abuse survivors. Why?
Fiona Hill Should Be Condemned by Jewish Groups. She Won’t Be.
“What do Karl Marx, Leon Trotsky, Noam Chomsky and George Soros have in common? They were/are all radicals, born to Jewish parents, had no Jewish identity and hurt Jews (not to mention non-Jews).”
He's Perhaps Not Their First Choice, But Top Civil Rights Groups Praise Supreme Court Nominee
They joined the chorus calling for Senate action on Merrick Garland.
Top Jewish Group Laments ‘Epidemic of Antisemitism’ in Europe After Holocaust Memorial Defaced in...
A Holocaust memorial in the northern Greek city of Kastoria was defaced on Tuesday with black spray-paint. The white marble...
How a Secret Jewish Group Documented Nazi Atrocities in Hopes Their Archive Would ‘Scream the...
They collected materials in the Warsaw Ghetto to help future historians tell their story
Why Top Muslim and Jewish Groups Joined Forces to Fight Bigotry—And Why Some Are Trying to Stop Them
Nearly two months before the 2016 presidential election, I received an invitation from Robert Silverman of the American Jewish Committee to join an unprecedented endeavor: to become part of a national Jewish-Muslim advisory council convened by two organizations with little, if any, history of workin...
Why Bill Clinton's Hebrew Hillary button resonated
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — There was a thrill ride on Jewish Democratic social media Wednesday night when Bill Clinton was spotted at the Democratic National Convention sporting a button backing his wife – in Hebrew. Robert Wexler, a former Democratic congressman, indulged in a little partisan kvelling when he appeared Thursday with Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer on...
A Jewish worker affected by the shutdown wonders: How will I pay my bills?
This Transportation Security Administration staffer will take advantage of a Jewish group's emergency loan program.