Similar motions in the parliaments of the United Kingdom, Canada, and the Netherlands have condemned the abuse as “genocide”.
- by Thomas Manch
The EU’s trade commissioner announced that a lucrative trade deal between the bloc and the superpower would not go ahead while sanctions were in place.
- by Latika Bourke
Cameroon, which is divided between a French-speaking majority and English-speaking minority, has been gripped by violence since 2016
- by Nick Bonyhady
International human rights lawyer Geoffrey Robertson QC says powers used to enact India travel ban undermine the rule of law.
- by Tammy Mills
Some gymnasts tell of sexual abuse. Others tell of rampant body shaming. Then there was the physical abuse. These are just some of the things detailed to the Australian Human Rights Commission’s investigation into gymnastics in Australia.
- by Greg Baum
When a hand was raised, I first looked at the armed guard to my right, making sure the question was allowed.
- by Sayragul Sauytbay and Alexandra Cavelius
I’ve seen Palestinian suffering. I desperately want to help, but Human Rights Watch’s distortions do not assist that cause.
- by Josh Feldman
In a world where governments loudly proclaim their dedication to human rights and equality, some voices are still granted more credibility than others. Is Human Rights Watch one of them?
- by Maher Mughrabi
Queensland Human Rights Commissioner Scott McDougall has renewed calls for minimum hotel standards and a shift to remote facilities, as complaints continue to flow.
- by Matt Dennien
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation charity, was arrested at a Tehran airport in April 2016 and later convicted of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment.
The political debate in Australia has placed little or no value on the memories and stories of refugees.
- by Michael Bachelard