The BBC has gained rare access to victims of a long war against militants that has been waged out of sight.
10 Sporting Events Plagued By Human Rights Abuses
In recent days, the dodgy human rights record of international football (soccer) has been dragged into the limelight, including serious concerns about the upcoming World Cups in Russia and Qatar. But human rights abuses in sport aren't as rare as you'd think---and soccer isn't the only sport with a problem. 10The Rumble In The Jungle Photo via Wikipedia The Rumble in the Jungle is one of…
How Twitter Helps Fight Human Rights Abuse
Despite its brevity, Twitter can be a useful tool in the fight for human rights.
How to Deal With China’s Human Rights Abuses
When world leaders touch down in early September in the city of Hangzhou for this year’s G20 leaders’ summit, which China will they see? The one of glossy skylines, enviable growth statistics, and perfectly choreographed diplomatic exchanges? Or the one in which China’s prominent human and civil rights lawyers are detained, forcibly disappeared, and prosecuted on charges of subversion?
Maduro Fires Top Military Commanders Over Human Rights Abuses in Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro replaced four top military commanders after a video emerged from Monday that showed security forces using live bullets, according to BBC News. The images showed security forces using the ammunition against protesters, who have been taking to the streets for two months to protest against Maduro's policies, but gained heavy criticism after a demonstrator was shot dead yesterday. The military removed Gen. Antonio Benavides Torres, the head of the National Guard,
How satellites are being used to expose human rights abuses
From prison camps in North Korea to mass graves in Burundi, satellite images have become a powerful tool to monitor conflicts and abuses of human rights
Why is Jeremy Corbyn so willing to overlook human rights abuses in Iran?
The Iranian Revolution of 1979 established the country as an Islamic Republic but for its Marxist backers its rallying cry was reassuringly secular. “Death to America!” really was the sentiment that re-birthed a nation not so very long ago. It was shouted from public platforms by a man called Ruhollah Khomeini, who would very soon become the country’s first Supreme Leader. It was chanted in public squares, and nowhere more frequently than outside the US Embassy.
Our View: Human rights abuses at the border must end
Congress cannot show more patience with an administration willing to inflict pain on people who have done us no wrong.
How Satellite Images Can Confirm Human Rights Abuses
The U.S. government claims a Syrian crematory is hiding mass prisoner killings
How to Properly Recycle Electronics Avoiding Environment, Human Rights Abuse
HP takes measures to avoid environment and human rights violations.
What Human Rights Abuses Are Happening At Bahrain’s Muharraq Police Station?
Torture in custody in Bahrain has been a chronic problem for many years.
How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers
Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowded detention cells, and preventing refugees from accessing basic necessities like food, soap, and clean clothing. If you’re asking yourself what you can do to protest the inhumane…
Constructive resilience: the Baha’i way to respond to human rights abuses
We are Amnesty International UK. We work to protect men, women and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.
Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse
With his signature resolve, former US President Jimmy Carter dives into three unexpected reasons why the mistreatment of women and girls continues in so many manifestations in so many parts of the world, both developed and developing. The final reason he gives? "In general, men don't give a damn."
Letter: Why is Congressman Collins silent on human rights abuses
What Happens When Beijing Gets Annoyed by Chinese Tech Firms
Problems faced by a leading tech unicorn are a reminder that political risk is at least as big a factor in China as it is in the U.S.
US blocks more Chinese tech firms on national security concerns
Trade tensions between the world’s top two economies have spilled over into the tech sector, with Trump’s administration moving to essentially ban Chinese tech firm Huawei from the huge US market on security grounds (Nicolas ASFOURI) Washington (AFP) – The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing’s...Read More
US adds 5 more Chinese firms to tech blacklist over national security concerns
Supercomputer maker Sugon and its three affiliates are among the organizations being perceived as national security threats.The move comes a week before Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies
How technology can help verify human rights abuses
Humanitarian crises like those in Syria’s Aleppo sometimes make headlines. But how do we identify such atrocities when they are occurring thousands of miles away? A new program at UC Berkeley is training students to leverage social media, geolocation and other high-tech tools to document human rights abuses, and their findings have been brought to the UN. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports.
Facebook just banned Myanmar's top army official for 'serious human rights abuses'
Facebook has banned Myanmar's most senior military official, Min Aung Hlaing, for his role in human rights abuses. The company outlined in a post on Monday how it was tackling fake news in Myanmar.