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Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email US President Barack Obama should use his historic visit to Malaysia on April 26-27, 2014, to speak directly to concerns about the country's deteriorating human rights situation.
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Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Thai authorities should immediately investigate the murder of a prominent poet and "Red Shirt" political activist widely known for his opposition to Thailand's law banning criticism of the monarchy.
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ANKARA: A human rights group says an Azerbaijani journalist has been arrested in his country after Turkey deported him without giving him the opportunity to challenge his expulsion.
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Relatives of victims of the Rana Plaza building collapse gather in front of a monument raised in memory of the victims.
Police utterly failed to effectively investigate the violence in Busia and Bungoma counties.
Beijing has consistently justified human rights abuses in the pursuit of "social stability," argued Dr. Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch.
KESSAB ATTACKS STARTED FROM TURKISH SOIL, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH DIRECTOR CLAIMS Tuesday 22 April 2014 10:23 Photo: http://static.guim.co.uk Kenneth Roth Yerevan.
The 2014 Martin Ennals Award will go to an activist from Bangladesh , China or Mexico , the 10-member prize jury said today.
"U Win Tin was the exemplar of dignified courage and principle against decades of brutal military rule.
Hundreds of mourners gathered Wednesday to mark the funeral of Win Tin, a former journalist and giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom.
RAMPUR, India-At the government school in this north Indian village, 8-year-old Dilip Banwasi is being taught his place.
"Neglecting the human rights catastrophe in North Korea is no longer viable. President Obama, Prime Minister Abe, and President Park need to agree on a common strategy to deal with North Korea's crimes at the UN Security Council this year."
Earlier this month, a human rights group from New York alleged Florida prosecutors are unfairly sending thousands of children into the the state's adult justice system.
This absurd case displays the lengths to which Kazakh authorities are willing to go to bully critical media into silence.
"India's immense project to educate all its children risks falling victim to deeply rooted discrimination by teachers and other school staff against the poor and marginalized.
Human rights groups are pressuring authorities to investigate the disappearance of a prominent Karen activist who went missing after his arrest in Kaeng Krachan National Park in Phetchaburi province on Thursday.