Latest stories about Human Rights
4 December 2013
About 30,000 people have been trafficked to Sinai, Egypt, over the last five years. Cairo-based journalist Bel Trew tweets from a Press conference on the matter, to shed light on...
A spate of politically motivated violence against buses and trucks in Bangladesh has left several people dead and the rest of the country fearful to go about their lives.
Blogger Lillie Langtry takes us on a tour of monuments and sites related to the 1973 military coup d'état and its aftermath in Chile's capital, Santiago.
3 December 2013
The Project began when activist Yasmin Silvia Portales shared her dissatisfaction with the absence, at the time, of spaces for meeting the social demands of sexually diverse persons and for...
2 December 2013
East of the border, Russian bloggers continue to take a keen interest in the developing situation, although there is little consensus about what the protests entail for Russia's own opposition.
"I imagine that a truly healthy society must recognize and engage in dialogue with the voices that arise from within its borders. "
After police used brutal force to disperse week-long anti-government protests in Kyiv on November 30, protesters have returned to the streets in greater numbers and are demanding the government's resignation.
1 December 2013
On December 1, 2013, Croatian citizens voted on a referendum that proposes the introduction of defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman into the country's constitution.
Just over week ago, thirteen Jamaican citizens were refused entry to Trinidad and Tobago. The Trinidadian export sector may already be feeling the backlash as Jamaicans respond with a boycott.
The Taliban say they did not give a warning against praising Indian cricketer Tendulkar and are upset that they have been misquoted so far and wide since November 28, 2013.