Featured stories about Human Rights
- ‘How Many Burning Bodies Will Satisfy Them?': Political Violence in Bangladesh 4 December 2013
- 5 Places in Santiago, Chile to Remember the Pinochet Dictatorship and Say “Never Again” 4 December 2013
- Why Ukraine's Revolution Won't Spread to Russia 2 December 2013
- BBC, Guardian, Play Cricket With Facts: The Real Tendulkar-Taliban Story 1 December 2013
Latest stories about Human Rights
12 December 2013
Coral Herrera is a blogger and an expert in gender relations, specifically regarding the construction of romantic love. Author Laura Vidal interviews Herrera for this two part series.
Singapore's first riot in four decades also highlighted the growing tension between the local population and the rising number of foreign workers.
Across the Caribbean archipelago, from Trinidad and Tobago to Cuba, regional bloggers reflect on Nelson Mandela's life and legacy.
11 December 2013
"I was not a criminal yesterday, today I'm one. I intend to remain one. Wont ask for lordships permission before loving."
Four activists, among them internationally acclaimed non-violent activist Razan Zaitouneh, from Syria's Violations Documentation Center (VDC) were kidnapped by unidentified masked gunmen, sparking a call for their immediate release.
Appeals continue for the release of journalist Javier Espinosa and freelance photographer Ricardo Garcia Vilanova, both Spanish, kidnapped in Syria by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq.
10 December 2013
Authorities accused the man in Rio of carrying the ingredients for a molotov cocktail, though many dispute the claim.
9 December 2013
Oscar López Rivera has been imprisoned in the United States for 32 years. In this letter to his his granddaughter Karina he remembers the sea.
8 December 2013
Saudi Arabia just approved a law which allows judges to detain people indefinitely in a country where activists claim up to 30,000 people are held without trial.
For nearly 10 years Katsuya Soda has worked to bring the refugees issue to the attention of the complacent Japanese public. These days he has some extra help.