Latest stories about Human Rights
4 March 2014
"I came out in my last pair of lacy panties, which will be banned in our country as of July 2014."
Famous US Peace activist and co-founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin was detained and violently handcuffed without explanation by the Egyptian police, breaking her arm. She tweets her ordeal.
3 March 2014
Music has been at the core of the Syrian uprising since its beginning in 2011, and for the same reason musicians have been killed and are being silenced by force.
Prime Minister Medvedev chose an odd venue for his statements on Yanukovich and how he sees Ukraine's current political leadership.
2 March 2014
Netizens in Algeria are speaking up against a 4th term of the Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Their actions, initiatives and protests are documented through the hashtag #DZ2014.
After Russia deployed its troops and seized the southernmost region of Ukraine, both Ukrainians and Russians took to social networks with messages of shock and anti-war sentiment.
"This is f*cked up guys! War in Ukraine? Putin, have you gone off your f*cking rocker?"/"War to the bitter end! Lets show these "khokhly" with sticks, how and AK-12 works."
1 March 2014
#KholoBC, a rap song sung partly in Urdu, partly in English by comedian Ali Gul Pir and rapper Adil Omar, has gone viral on Pakistani social media.
28 February 2014
Macedonia, the most miserable country on earth according to The Economist, will unite in the fight against poverty on March 1, 2014 in Skopje.
27 February 2014
As conflict in Ukraine's province of Crimea escalates, Internet hoaxes muddy the waters.