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2 hrs ago | Humans Rights Watch
Thailand's military junta first put a chokehold on TV, radio, newspapers and the internet, and now they're going after the theater arts.
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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?
7 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
So it seems that according to Roth, international humanitarian law allows Hamas to build and use tunnels in order to attack or capture combatants, i.e. IDF soldiers.
12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
Oh, how the tables have turned. The Egyptian government, which according to human rights groups last year committed one of the largest massacres in recent history, on Tuesday urged the United States to exercise restraint in dealing with protesters in Ferguson, MO.
The election of a new, avowedly moderate president a year ago raised hopes that many of Iran's political prisoners would soon walk free, but many remain behind bars.
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Azerbaijan government's offensive against human rights defenders and nongovernmental organizations should lead to its suspension from an international transparency initiative, Human Rights Watch said.
Israeli restrictions have left two of the world's most prominent human rights organisations struggling to collect evidence of potential war crimes in Gaza, representatives of the groups told Reuters.
The Egyptian government, along with several Egyptian organizations and politicians, have denounced a critical report issued by Human Rights Watch which labels the 2013 dispersal of the Rabaa al-Adaweya and Nahda Square sit-ins as "crimes against humanity."
Kenyan counterterrorism forces appear to be killing and disappearing people right under the noses of top government officials, major embassies, and the United Nations.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Egypt's Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr It has been one year since the August 14, 2013 Rab'a Square massacre in Egypt, when the Egyptian police and army opened fire on demonstrators opposed to the military's July 3 ouster of President Mohamed Morsi.
Within a 12-hour span, security forces killed at least 800 protesters, and likely more than 1,000.
Human Rights Watch calls on Police in Ferguson, Missouri to stop using intimidation tactics against peaceful protesters and journalists following the police killing of a young African-American man on August 9, 2014.
A prominent rights group says Azerbaijan is increasing pressure on activists and should be suspended from an international coalition that promotes openness in the oil and gas industries.
Two weeks ago I noted Eleanor Roosevelt's contribution to The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights, which was adopted in 1948.
The Gatumba massacre was a direct and deliberate attack on unarmed civilians. The killings have been well-documented, yet 10 years later, no one has been prosecuted.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 09:08 pm
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