Stories about Human Rights
20 March 2015
"What happened in #Kabul today was absolutely against the law, Sharia law and does NOT represent Muslims in Afghanistan."
19 March 2015
Totalitarianism and bureaucracy no longer exist. Innocent people are no longer put on trial. Any resemblance this post might bear to reality is the fault of reality alone.
18 March 2015
Wife of a Former World Champion Speaks Out in Bahrain: ‘He Was Arrested for Buying Cigarettes and Milk’
Former Bahraini gold medal holder in Brazilian jujitsu Mohamed Mirza was sentenced to 10 years in prison "for going out to buy cigarettes and milk," tweets his wife.
Children aren't allowed to be given death sentences in Pakistan. But the police recorded his age as 23 when they arrested him. That record has never been corrected.
17 March 2015
15 March 2015
"FIFA: DROP QATAR!! Nepal's slaves are dying like flies!" Over a third of the migrants building the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are Nepalis. Their story is harrowing.
14 March 2015
As life grows increasingly intolerable for the country's Shia majority, one of the few people prepared to defend their rights faces jail.
Eighteen-year-old Memory Banda has managed to escape the cycle that turns half the girls in her southern African nation into brides, and usually mothers, by her age.
12 March 2015
As part of Operation Collateral Freedom, activists used the technique known as mirroring to duplicate the nine censored sites and place their copies on the servers of large Internet companies