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Afghan lawmakers on Saturday rejected the Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women, which would criminalize child marriage, forced marriage, domestic violence and the exchange of girls and women to settle arguments, among other things.
Eight peaceful protesters are dead in South Sudan at the hands of security forces and apparently no one has been charged or prosecuted five months later.
As Burma's biggest aid donor and a major investor, Japan can play a critical role by pressing harder for human rights reforms and protections.
WASHINGTON: The U.S. is expressing concern over increased attacks on religious minorities in Indonesia, but human rights groups accuse Washington of playing down the problem as it looks to forge stronger relations with Jakarta.
Ukrainian authorities should allow the Kiev Pride Equality March, scheduled for May 25, 2013, in Kiev, to proceed and protect its participants from violence, Human Rights Watch said today.
The Kenyan authorities should promptly investigate and prosecute those responsible for shootings by the police in Kisumu on March 30, 2013.
The credibility of NGOs like Human Rights Watch depends on their being above and apart from the conflicts they monitor - to not take sides.
We've brought you stories about Vultures in the past. Zionist Death Vulturesa to be precise .
Facebook has an undeniable responsibility to safeguard human rights for the more than billion people who use it.
On May 23, 2013, US President Barack Obama will give a speech at the National Defense University on counterterrorism policy.
This is hardly the first time the authorities have used criminal incitement charges to try to silence a peaceful critic.
This is a crucial time for Secretary General Jagland to stand up for Council of Europe standards in Russia.
The number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months, raising concerns that gains in women's rights might be reversed with the withdrawal of most international troops next year, a rights group said Tuesday.
An international rights group says the number of Afghan women and girls jailed for "moral crimes" has risen dramatically in the past 18 months.
The Ouattara government may have made meaningful progress in rebuilding the economy and infrastructure after years of devastation by conflict and mismanagement.