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Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
3 hrs ago | Washington Times
U.S. spying programs are making government sources too skittish to divulge sensitive information to reporters, especially on computer-based technology, making it difficult for journalists to hold powerful entities to account, according to a 120-page report released Monday .
Australia must press Vietnam on its jailing of political activists, curbs on free speech and use of forced labour in drug treatment centres, says Human Rights Watch, as officials from both countries prepare for human rights talks on July 28. "Vietnam is one of the most repressive, closed countries in Asia," Elaine Pearson, the group's Australia ... (more)
President Vladimir Putin signed into law on July 21, 2014 a series of amendments banning commercial advertising on paid cable and satellite television channels, Human Rights Watch said today.
Jakrapob Penkair, secretary of the anti-junta Free Thai Movement, said his movement had won support from many countries, including the US, Australia, New Zealand and some in European nations.
This case has been deeply flawed from the start because the charges were inappropriate.
The stories of those who yearn to unite with family, to become the newest citizens of the United States, and suffer so much in pursuit of that dream, remind us that immigration is not merely a political or economic issue.
The interim constitution attempts to give legal justification to the sweeping and unaccountable power taken by the military junta.
Unguided Grad rockets launched apparently by Ukrainian government forces and pro-government militias have killed at least 16 civilians and wounded many more in insurgent-controlled areas of Donetsk and its suburbs in at least four attacks between July 12 and 21, 2014, Human Rights Watch said today.
Amid ongoing debate over America's broken immigration system, the photographer Platon presents a portfolio of images and videos of migrants and those sympathetic to their circumstances.
The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Wednesday to establish a commission of inquiry into incidents in Gaza, investigating whether any war crimes have been committed in the area.
The junta is imposing a regime of "forced smiles" on an unwilling populace as their rights are progressively eroded, says Human Rights Watch .
Forest-dwellers in Buriram province involved in a land dispute with the Thai government have been forcibly evicted, intimidated, arrested, held without charge, and dumped on a site unfit for human habitation with no water supply.
The African Literature Association has thrown its insubstantial weight behind the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 09:55 am
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