Human Rights

Uzbek Blogger Jailed for Facebook Post

Uzbek Blogger Jailed for Facebook Post

Click to expand Image Fazilhoja Arifhojaev © 2019 Private A court in Uzbekistan...

End leprosy discrimination laws ‘without delay’, UN rights...

More than 100 laws that remain in place around the world which discriminate against...

Myanmar: Year of Brutality in Coup’s Wake

Myanmar: Year of Brutality in Coup’s Wake

(Bangkok) – Since the military coup on February 1, 2021, Myanmar’s junta has carried...

UN remembers ‘unprecedented horror and calculated cruelty’...

The Holocaust “defined the United Nations”, Secretary-General António Guterres told...

South Korea: What Do the Candidates Say About Rights?

South Korea: What Do the Candidates Say About Rights?

Click to expand Image South Korean activists hold placards on discrimination against...

Bachelet: ‘We need to push back against hatred’

Bachelet: ‘We need to push back against hatred’

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, warned on Wednesday that...

WHO: New guidance on treating complications due to unsafe...

New insights into quality of care for girls and women facing medical complications...

Afghanistan: Taliban Target LGBT Afghans

Afghanistan: Taliban Target LGBT Afghans

(New York) – Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Afghans and people who...

Pledge to ‘never forget’ the Holocaust, Guterres tells...

People everywhere must stand firm against hate, amid rising antisemitism and other...

Myanmar: Urgent Action Needed to Block Foreign Revenue

Myanmar: Urgent Action Needed to Block Foreign Revenue

Click to expand Image A natural gas and oil pipeline of the Yadana project in Myanmar....

A Gold Medal for Censorship in China

A Gold Medal for Censorship in China

Click to expand Image © 2021 Badiucao In the video, a skier is preparing for her...

Guatemala: Anti-Trans Bill Threatens Rights

Guatemala: Anti-Trans Bill Threatens Rights

Click to expand Image Legislators attend a session of Congress in Guatemala City,...

UN Reviews Venezuela’s Poor Human Rights Record

UN Reviews Venezuela’s Poor Human Rights Record

Click to expand Image Delegates sit at the opening of the 41th session of the Human...

Bringing dry land in the Sahel back to life

Millions of hectares of farmland are lost to the desert each year in Africa’s Sahel...

Prioritize Rights, Justice in Southern Thailand Peace Efforts

Prioritize Rights, Justice in Southern Thailand Peace Efforts

Click to expand Image A soldier checks vehicles at a checkpoint in downtown Narathiwat,...

Dutch University Hit by Chinese Government Funding Scandal

Dutch University Hit by Chinese Government Funding Scandal

Click to expand Image Main building of the Vrije Universiteit (Free University)...

Pakistan’s New Law Aims to Protect Women in Workplace

Pakistan’s New Law Aims to Protect Women in Workplace

Click to expand Image Women's rights activists demonstrate to condemn violence against...

UN: Ban Abusive Bangladesh Unit from Peacekeeping

UN: Ban Abusive Bangladesh Unit from Peacekeeping

Click to expand Image Bangladeshi Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) stand on guard at...

Bachelet asks for $400.5 million to support full ‘agenda...

UN Human Rights Chief, Michelle Bachelet, launched on Wednesday a $400.5 million...

New Language Requirement Raises Concerns in Ukraine

New Language Requirement Raises Concerns in Ukraine

Click to expand Image A man reads a newspaper at a metro station, in Kiev, Ukraine,...

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