human rights and human rights violations

A Son’s Long Struggle to Clear His Family’s Name Is Only Half Won

A Son’s Long Struggle to Clear His Family’s Name Is Only Half Won

When it left Vietnam in 1973, the South Korean military said none of its soldiers had been taken prisoner. It took Ahn Yong-soo decades to change the narrative.
Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests

Student Activist in Australia Is Suspended After China Protests

Drew Pavlou, an advocate for Hong Kong democracy and against Chinese influence on campus, has been barred from his studies at the University of Queensland until 2022.
A Son’s Long Struggle to Clear His Family’s Name Is Only Half Won

A Son’s Long Struggle to Clear His Family’s Name Is Only Half Won

When it left Vietnam in 1973, the South Korean military said none of its soldiers had been taken prisoner. It took Ahn Yong-soo decades to change the narrative.
The ‘Liberal World Order’ Was Built With Blood

The ‘Liberal World Order’ Was Built With Blood

As the United States reckons with its decline, it should understand where its power came from in the first place.
Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

A new law, the first of its kind in Europe, is a blow against transgender rights and the latest skirmish in a continuing culture war.
Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

Hungary Outlaws Changing Gender on Documents After Birth

A new law, the first of its kind in Europe, is a blow against transgender rights and the latest skirmish in a continuing culture war.

Ai Weiwei Designs Masks With a Message

The artist continues his campaign for free speech and human rights with face coverings whose sales will benefit humanitarian organizations.

Will President Trump Stand With Hong Kong?

Time is running out for the free world to speak up.
House Passes Uighur Human Rights Bill, Prodding Trump to Punish China

House Passes Uighur Human Rights Bill, Prodding Trump to Punish China

The House overwhelmingly cleared legislation that would punish top Chinese officials for detaining more than one million Muslims in internment camps.
House Passes Uighur Human Rights Bill, Prodding Trump to Punish China

House Passes Uighur Human Rights Bill, Prodding Trump to Punish China

The House overwhelmingly cleared legislation that would punish top Chinese officials for detaining more than one million Muslims in internment camps.
U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

Protesters have long said threats and abductions by militias were routine. United Nation investigators have begun to substantiate the claims.
U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

U.N. Documents Abductions and Torture Of Iraqi Protesters

Protesters have long said threats and abductions by militias were routine. United Nations investigators have begun to substantiate the claims.
Abdullah al-Hamid, Saudi Dissident, Dies in Detention at 69

Abdullah al-Hamid, Saudi Dissident, Dies in Detention at 69

A tireless advocate for human rights and a thorn in the side of the monarchy, he spoke out for democratic reforms and was imprisoned seven times.
Right to Privacy Extends to Foreign Internet Users, German Court Rules

Right to Privacy Extends to Foreign Internet Users, German Court Rules

The intelligence services cannot randomly search the digital data of citizens of other countries living abroad, judges said, in a decision welcomed by civil rights activists.
Afghan Power-Sharing Deal Would Promote General Accused of Rape

Afghan Power-Sharing Deal Would Promote General Accused of Rape

The case is still open against Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, a strongman from Afghanistan’s civil war. But he would become a marshal in order to help settle a bitter election dispute.
Afghan Power-Sharing Deal Would Promote General Accused of Rape

Afghan Power-Sharing Deal Would Promote General Accused of Rape

The case is still open against Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, a strongman from Afghanistan’s civil war. But he would become a marshal in order to help settle a bitter election dispute.

Why Bombs Made in America Have Been Killing Civilians in Yemen

President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later

Why Bombs Made in America Have Been Killing Civilians in Yemen

President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later

Why Bombs Made in America Have Been Killing Civilians in Yemen

President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later

Raytheon Finds Ally in Trump Aide: Selling the Bombs Killing Civilians in Yemen

President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later