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Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director - Breitbart

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director - Breitbart

Tel Aviv (AFP) – Israel was set to expel the country director of Human Rights Watch on Monday after a lengthy court battle over claims he supports a Read full article: Israel expelling Human Rights Watch coun...→

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director - Breitbart

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director - Breitbart

Tel Aviv (AFP) – Israel was set to expel the country director of Human Rights Watch on Monday after a lengthy court battle over claims he supports a Read full article: Israel expelling Human Rights Watch coun...→

Donlen's director of network & telecom receives 2020 'Ones to Watch' award

Donlen's director of network & telecom receives 2020 'Ones to Watch' award

Scott Knabe, director of network & telecom at Donlen in Bannockburn, has been named an honoree of the 2020 "Ones to Watch" Award from IDG's and IDC's CIO Executive Councils. Read full article: Donlen's director of network & telecom r...→

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Thousands of Virginians, as well as other Americans, will be in Richmond Monday for the Virginia Citizens Defense League's (VCDL) pro-Second Amendment rally. Read full article: Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Vir...→

Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Existential Threat' to the World

Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Existential Threat' to the World

An unchallenged China will herald in "a dystopian future in which no one is beyond the reach of Chinese censors," Human Rights Watch warned. Read full article: Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Exis...→

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad Read full article: China blasts human rights report, praise...→

Human rights group condemns Iran security forces response to protests over Ukrainian plane crash:

Human rights group condemns Iran security forces response to protests over Ukrainian plane crash: "This needs to stop"

Amnesty International called for the end of violent crackdowns of protests in Iran following the Iranian military's shooting down of Ukraine flight #PS752. Read full article: Human rights group condemns Iran securit...→

China says Human Rights Watch barred over protest support

China says Human Rights Watch barred over protest support

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it barred the head of the internationally renowned organization Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong due to the group's support for the territory's ongoing protest movement. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Human... Read full article: China says Human Rights Watch barred ove...→

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said Sunday he had been denied entry into Hong Kong, where he had arrived to launch the Read full article: Human Rights Watch chief says barred fro...→

Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peace, No War with Iran

Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peace, No War with Iran

A group of San Diego County-based human rights leaders gathered downtown on Wednesday to speak out against the recent events in Iran and Iraq, including the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. “We believe there needs to be more done in our own communities to bring out the voices of peace,” said Mejgan Afshan, Founder, Borderlands for Equity. The local… Read full article: Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peac...→

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

Last year, I had the privilege of taking a private tour of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Americans and the Holocaust exhibit. The purpose of the exhibit is to highlight the role of average Americans and their response to the events of the Holocaust. Read full article: China’s repression of the Uighurs merits...→

Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

An ex-Google exec on Thursday accused the search giant of abandoning its “Don’t be evil” credo as it chased profits. Ross LaJeunesse, an 11-year Google veteran who left his post as head of internat… Read full article: Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google sh...→

A top Google exec pushed the company to commit to human rights. Then Google pushed him out, he says.

A top Google exec pushed the company to commit to human rights. Then Google pushed him out, he says.

In 2010, Google said it would stop censoring search results in China. Eight years later, the company was exploring a stark reversal of that policy. Read full article: A top Google exec pushed the company to ...→

U.S. senator blasts Philippine government's human rights record after he was blocked from traveling to country

U.S. senator blasts Philippine government's human rights record after he was blocked from traveling to country

"We will not sit idly if they continue to interfere with our process as a sovereign state," Salvador Panelo, a spokesperson for the country's president, said. Read full article: U.S. senator blasts Philippine governmen...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official. Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond

Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond

Lawmakers aim to pass veto-proof legislation in 2020 that would punish China over its treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims. Read full article: Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on ...→

Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabia appearance, cites human rights concerns

Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabia appearance, cites human rights concerns

Emily Ratajkowski recently turned down a paid appearance in Saudi Arabia in an effort to shed light on the human rights violations occurring in the Middle East. Read full article: Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabi...→

Pompeo Denounces Iran Human Rights Abuses

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denounced the recent violent crackdow n by Iranian authorities against widespread protests.In a speech at the State Department on Thursday, condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for its human rights violations, calling on the regime to... Read full article: Pompeo Denounces Iran Human Rights Abuse...→

America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for the worst human rights abuses in decades, watchdog warns

America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for the worst human rights abuses in decades, watchdog warns

The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights' 2019 report warned that the Saudi government's suppression of human rights "shows no signs of stopping." Read full article: America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for...→

Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses must not be forgotten

Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses must not be forgotten

No other country has ever held people in detention without charges for as long as we have, now 18 years. Read full article: Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses ...→

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

An Israeli court is hearing a case calling for restrictions against an Israeli surveillance company whose software is said to have targeted journalists and dissidents around the world Read full article: Rights group demands Israel rein in murk...→

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad Read full article: China blasts human rights report, praise...→

The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It, Design for Human Rights.

Author Samuel Woolley argues that a slew of new technologies will further degrade political life unless we rein them in. Read full article: The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It,...→

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

"I had hoped to spotlight Beijing's deepening assault on international efforts to uphold human rights. The refusal to let me enter Hong Kong vividly illustrates the problem," HRW's executive director said. Read full article: Human Rights Watch director denied entry...→

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Human Rights Watch says Hong Kong authorities have barred its executive director from entering the territory Read full article: Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights W...→

Ghosn: detention in Japan 'travesty' against human rights

Nissan’s fugitive ex-boss, Carlos Ghosn, on Wednesday described his detention conditions in Japan, from which he fled last month in a daring escape, as a “travesty” against human rights and... Read full article: Ghosn: detention in Japan 'travesty' aga...→

On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. should sanction China over human rights abuses

On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. should sanction China over human rights abuses

"I will never accept the notion that somehow, in order to be able to sell them more things, we have to look the other way on some of the grotesque human rights violations," Rubio told "Face the Nation." Read full article: On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. ...→

Qassem Soleimani strike violated international human rights law, UN official argues

Qassem Soleimani strike violated international human rights law, UN official argues

The U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the President Trump-approved drone strike against Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top general, violated international human rights law. Read full article: Qassem Soleimani strike violated interna...→

Human rights expert says Google pushed him out after China criticism

Human rights expert says Google pushed him out after China criticism

Google said in a statement that the company has an “unwavering commitment” to human rights organizations and efforts. Read full article: Human rights expert says Google pushed h...→

Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe Human Rights Flaw'

Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe Human Rights Flaw'

The Chinese state-run Global Times called the Second Amendment in the U.S. is a "severe human rights flaw." Read full article: Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe H...→

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture,... Read full article: UN condemns human rights abuses against ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash’ | WTOP

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash’ | WTOP

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official. Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

As a member of Congress and an Indian American, I will not be silenced on human rights

As a member of Congress and an Indian American, I will not be silenced on human rights

I will continue to speak out on fundamental principles of democracy such as freedom of the press, religious freedom and due process. Read full article: As a member of Congress and an Indian Am...→

North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea fired back at the US on Saturday, declaring Washington would "pay dearly" for criticizing the country's human rights record, according to state news agency KCNA. Read full article: North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' ...→

China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Debate Question on Human Rights Abuses

China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Debate Question on Human Rights Abuses

CNN's broadcast in Beijing of Thursday evening's Democrat presidential primary debate was briefly blacked out as candidates discussed China's human rights abuses against the Uyghurs. Read full article: China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Deb...→

WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally in Virginia | WTOP

WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally in Virginia | WTOP

Supporters of gun rights are in Richmond, Virginia for a rally against proposed changes in state gun laws. See a livestream of events. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally...→

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

A Russian group that monitors political repressions says eight people have been detained by police at a march in Moscow commemorating a human rights lawyer and a journalist who were fatally shot 11 years ago Read full article: Russian group reports 8 arrests at Mosco...→

China blasts report that warns government poses global threat to human rights

China blasts report that warns government poses global threat to human rights

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad. Read full article: China blasts report that warns governmen...→

‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Israel question making it to air

‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Israel question making it to air

“Jeopardy!” producers issued an explanation Monday blaming “human error” for a controversial question about Israel making it to air. Read full article: ‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Isr...→

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

Hong Kong's Chinese-controlled authorities blocked the entry of the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, on Sunday. Read full article: China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from ...→

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities on Sunday denied entry to the executive director of Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Human rights organization head denied en...→

Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses intensifies, human rights group says

Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses intensifies, human rights group says

The crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia is escalating, even one year after President Vladimir Putin called for an investigation, says a new report from Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesse...→

Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says she will work for the country's human rights agency and help convicted drug, weapons traffickers

Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says she will work for the country's human rights agency and help convicted drug, weapons traffickers

Butina's years-long efforts included attempts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ingratiate herself with influential conservatives. Read full article: Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says sh...→

Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical Crises, AIDS, Human Rights Violations, Deadly Shootings, Africa, Trapped Travelers, Ethical And Moral Issues, Child Labor, Drug Wars

Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical Crises, AIDS, Human Rights Violations, Deadly Shootings, Africa, Trapped Travelers, Ethical And Moral Issues, Child Labor, Drug Wars

THE WORLD—Calling it devastating, tragic, complex, heartrending, heartwarming, catastrophic, courageous, and shameful, sources confirmed Sunday that massive wildfires, geopolitical crises, AIDS, human rights violations, deadly shootings, Africa, tourists taken hostage, ethical and moral issues, child labor, and drug wars. Read full article: Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical ...→

US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani of Iran violates human rights law, UN official says

US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani of Iran violates human rights law, UN official says

The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the President Trump-approved drone strike against Qassim Soleimani, Iran’s top general, violated international human rights law. Read full article: US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleiman...→

Former Google executive: I was pushed out over human rights advocacy

Former Google executive: I was pushed out over human rights advocacy

Now a U.S. Senate candidate, Ross LaJeneusse says the internet giant has changed since he joined it in 2008 and is “infected with greed.” Read full article: Former Google executive: I was pushed ou...→

Past decade has seen human rights 'backlash,' U.N. official says

Past decade has seen human rights 'backlash,' U.N. official says

The rights of women and LGBTQ people have been especially affected, according to Andrew Gilmour, the outgoing assistant secretary-general for human rights. Read full article: Past decade has seen human rights 'backl...→

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and other minorities Read full article: UN condemns human rights abuses against ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

A top U.N. human rights official says the past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to lead Human Rights department

Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to lead Human Rights department

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has appointed a new director to lead the city’s department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity. Valerie Jensen, president and founder of business devel… Read full article: Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to ...→

NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for Human Rights Criticism

NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for Human Rights Criticism

North Korea lashed back at the United States for taking issue with its human rights record on Saturday, saying Washington's "verbal abuse" would only aggravate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, state news agency KCNA reported.The KCNA statement, attributed to a foreign... Read full article: NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for H...→

Donlen's director of network & telecom receives 2020 'Ones to Watch' award

Donlen's director of network & telecom receives 2020 'Ones to Watch' award

Scott Knabe, director of network & telecom at Donlen in Bannockburn, has been named an honoree of the 2020 "Ones to Watch" Award from IDG's and IDC's CIO Executive Councils. Read full article: Donlen's director of network & telecom r...→

WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally in Virginia | WTOP

WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally in Virginia | WTOP

Supporters of gun rights are in Richmond, Virginia for a rally against proposed changes in state gun laws. See a livestream of events. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally...→

Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses must not be forgotten

Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses must not be forgotten

No other country has ever held people in detention without charges for as long as we have, now 18 years. Read full article: Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses ...→

Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Existential Threat' to the World

Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Existential Threat' to the World

An unchallenged China will herald in "a dystopian future in which no one is beyond the reach of Chinese censors," Human Rights Watch warned. Read full article: Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Exis...→

China blasts report that warns government poses global threat to human rights

China blasts report that warns government poses global threat to human rights

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad. Read full article: China blasts report that warns governmen...→

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad Read full article: China blasts human rights report, praise...→

Human rights group condemns Iran security forces response to protests over Ukrainian plane crash:

Human rights group condemns Iran security forces response to protests over Ukrainian plane crash: "This needs to stop"

Amnesty International called for the end of violent crackdowns of protests in Iran following the Iranian military's shooting down of Ukraine flight #PS752. Read full article: Human rights group condemns Iran securit...→

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

Hong Kong's Chinese-controlled authorities blocked the entry of the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, on Sunday. Read full article: China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from ...→

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

"I had hoped to spotlight Beijing's deepening assault on international efforts to uphold human rights. The refusal to let me enter Hong Kong vividly illustrates the problem," HRW's executive director said. Read full article: Human Rights Watch director denied entry...→

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said Sunday he had been denied entry into Hong Kong, where he had arrived to launch the Read full article: Human Rights Watch chief says barred fro...→

Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses intensifies, human rights group says

Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses intensifies, human rights group says

The crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia is escalating, even one year after President Vladimir Putin called for an investigation, says a new report from Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesse...→

Ghosn: detention in Japan 'travesty' against human rights

Nissan’s fugitive ex-boss, Carlos Ghosn, on Wednesday described his detention conditions in Japan, from which he fled last month in a daring escape, as a “travesty” against human rights and... Read full article: Ghosn: detention in Japan 'travesty' aga...→

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

Last year, I had the privilege of taking a private tour of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Americans and the Holocaust exhibit. The purpose of the exhibit is to highlight the role of average Americans and their response to the events of the Holocaust. Read full article: China’s repression of the Uighurs merits...→

Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical Crises, AIDS, Human Rights Violations, Deadly Shootings, Africa, Trapped Travelers, Ethical And Moral Issues, Child Labor, Drug Wars

Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical Crises, AIDS, Human Rights Violations, Deadly Shootings, Africa, Trapped Travelers, Ethical And Moral Issues, Child Labor, Drug Wars

THE WORLD—Calling it devastating, tragic, complex, heartrending, heartwarming, catastrophic, courageous, and shameful, sources confirmed Sunday that massive wildfires, geopolitical crises, AIDS, human rights violations, deadly shootings, Africa, tourists taken hostage, ethical and moral issues, child labor, and drug wars. Read full article: Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical ...→

Qassem Soleimani strike violated international human rights law, UN official argues

Qassem Soleimani strike violated international human rights law, UN official argues

The U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the President Trump-approved drone strike against Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top general, violated international human rights law. Read full article: Qassem Soleimani strike violated interna...→

Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

An ex-Google exec on Thursday accused the search giant of abandoning its “Don’t be evil” credo as it chased profits. Ross LaJeunesse, an 11-year Google veteran who left his post as head of internat… Read full article: Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google sh...→

Former Google executive: I was pushed out over human rights advocacy

Former Google executive: I was pushed out over human rights advocacy

Now a U.S. Senate candidate, Ross LaJeneusse says the internet giant has changed since he joined it in 2008 and is “infected with greed.” Read full article: Former Google executive: I was pushed ou...→

Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe Human Rights Flaw'

Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe Human Rights Flaw'

The Chinese state-run Global Times called the Second Amendment in the U.S. is a "severe human rights flaw." Read full article: Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe H...→

U.S. senator blasts Philippine government's human rights record after he was blocked from traveling to country

U.S. senator blasts Philippine government's human rights record after he was blocked from traveling to country

"We will not sit idly if they continue to interfere with our process as a sovereign state," Salvador Panelo, a spokesperson for the country's president, said. Read full article: U.S. senator blasts Philippine governmen...→

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and other minorities Read full article: UN condemns human rights abuses against ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash’ | WTOP

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash’ | WTOP

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official. Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond

Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond

Lawmakers aim to pass veto-proof legislation in 2020 that would punish China over its treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims. Read full article: Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on ...→

Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to lead Human Rights department

Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to lead Human Rights department

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has appointed a new director to lead the city’s department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity. Valerie Jensen, president and founder of business devel… Read full article: Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to ...→

North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea fired back at the US on Saturday, declaring Washington would "pay dearly" for criticizing the country's human rights record, according to state news agency KCNA. Read full article: North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' ...→

Pompeo Denounces Iran Human Rights Abuses

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denounced the recent violent crackdow n by Iranian authorities against widespread protests.In a speech at the State Department on Thursday, condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for its human rights violations, calling on the regime to... Read full article: Pompeo Denounces Iran Human Rights Abuse...→

America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for the worst human rights abuses in decades, watchdog warns

America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for the worst human rights abuses in decades, watchdog warns

The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights' 2019 report warned that the Saudi government's suppression of human rights "shows no signs of stopping." Read full article: America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for...→

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Thousands of Virginians, as well as other Americans, will be in Richmond Monday for the Virginia Citizens Defense League's (VCDL) pro-Second Amendment rally. Read full article: Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Vir...→

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

A Russian group that monitors political repressions says eight people have been detained by police at a march in Moscow commemorating a human rights lawyer and a journalist who were fatally shot 11 years ago Read full article: Russian group reports 8 arrests at Mosco...→

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

An Israeli court is hearing a case calling for restrictions against an Israeli surveillance company whose software is said to have targeted journalists and dissidents around the world Read full article: Rights group demands Israel rein in murk...→

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad Read full article: China blasts human rights report, praise...→

‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Israel question making it to air

‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Israel question making it to air

“Jeopardy!” producers issued an explanation Monday blaming “human error” for a controversial question about Israel making it to air. Read full article: ‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Isr...→

The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It, Design for Human Rights.

Author Samuel Woolley argues that a slew of new technologies will further degrade political life unless we rein them in. Read full article: The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It,...→

China says Human Rights Watch barred over protest support

China says Human Rights Watch barred over protest support

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it barred the head of the internationally renowned organization Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong due to the group's support for the territory's ongoing protest movement. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Human... Read full article: China says Human Rights Watch barred ove...→

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities on Sunday denied entry to the executive director of Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Human rights organization head denied en...→

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Human Rights Watch says Hong Kong authorities have barred its executive director from entering the territory Read full article: Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights W...→

Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peace, No War with Iran

Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peace, No War with Iran

A group of San Diego County-based human rights leaders gathered downtown on Wednesday to speak out against the recent events in Iran and Iraq, including the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. “We believe there needs to be more done in our own communities to bring out the voices of peace,” said Mejgan Afshan, Founder, Borderlands for Equity. The local… Read full article: Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peac...→

Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says she will work for the country's human rights agency and help convicted drug, weapons traffickers

Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says she will work for the country's human rights agency and help convicted drug, weapons traffickers

Butina's years-long efforts included attempts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ingratiate herself with influential conservatives. Read full article: Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says sh...→

On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. should sanction China over human rights abuses

On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. should sanction China over human rights abuses

"I will never accept the notion that somehow, in order to be able to sell them more things, we have to look the other way on some of the grotesque human rights violations," Rubio told "Face the Nation." Read full article: On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. ...→

US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani of Iran violates human rights law, UN official says

US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani of Iran violates human rights law, UN official says

The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the President Trump-approved drone strike against Qassim Soleimani, Iran’s top general, violated international human rights law. Read full article: US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleiman...→

Human rights expert says Google pushed him out after China criticism

Human rights expert says Google pushed him out after China criticism

Google said in a statement that the company has an “unwavering commitment” to human rights organizations and efforts. Read full article: Human rights expert says Google pushed h...→

A top Google exec pushed the company to commit to human rights. Then Google pushed him out, he says.

A top Google exec pushed the company to commit to human rights. Then Google pushed him out, he says.

In 2010, Google said it would stop censoring search results in China. Eight years later, the company was exploring a stark reversal of that policy. Read full article: A top Google exec pushed the company to ...→

Past decade has seen human rights 'backlash,' U.N. official says

Past decade has seen human rights 'backlash,' U.N. official says

The rights of women and LGBTQ people have been especially affected, according to Andrew Gilmour, the outgoing assistant secretary-general for human rights. Read full article: Past decade has seen human rights 'backl...→

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture,... Read full article: UN condemns human rights abuses against ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official. Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

A top U.N. human rights official says the past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

As a member of Congress and an Indian American, I will not be silenced on human rights

As a member of Congress and an Indian American, I will not be silenced on human rights

I will continue to speak out on fundamental principles of democracy such as freedom of the press, religious freedom and due process. Read full article: As a member of Congress and an Indian Am...→

Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabia appearance, cites human rights concerns

Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabia appearance, cites human rights concerns

Emily Ratajkowski recently turned down a paid appearance in Saudi Arabia in an effort to shed light on the human rights violations occurring in the Middle East. Read full article: Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabi...→

NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for Human Rights Criticism

NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for Human Rights Criticism

North Korea lashed back at the United States for taking issue with its human rights record on Saturday, saying Washington's "verbal abuse" would only aggravate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, state news agency KCNA reported.The KCNA statement, attributed to a foreign... Read full article: NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for H...→

China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Debate Question on Human Rights Abuses

China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Debate Question on Human Rights Abuses

CNN's broadcast in Beijing of Thursday evening's Democrat presidential primary debate was briefly blacked out as candidates discussed China's human rights abuses against the Uyghurs. Read full article: China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Deb...→

Donlen's director of network & telecom receives 2020 'Ones to Watch' award

Donlen's director of network & telecom receives 2020 'Ones to Watch' award

Scott Knabe, director of network & telecom at Donlen in Bannockburn, has been named an honoree of the 2020 "Ones to Watch" Award from IDG's and IDC's CIO Executive Councils. Read full article: Donlen's director of network & telecom r...→

America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for the worst human rights abuses in decades, watchdog warns

America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for the worst human rights abuses in decades, watchdog warns

The European Saudi Organisation for Human Rights' 2019 report warned that the Saudi government's suppression of human rights "shows no signs of stopping." Read full article: America is giving Saudi Arabia cover for...→

WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally in Virginia | WTOP

WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally in Virginia | WTOP

Supporters of gun rights are in Richmond, Virginia for a rally against proposed changes in state gun laws. See a livestream of events. Read full article: WATCH LIVE: ‘Lobby Day’ gun rights rally...→

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Virginia to Rally for Gun Rights

Thousands of Virginians, as well as other Americans, will be in Richmond Monday for the Virginia Citizens Defense League's (VCDL) pro-Second Amendment rally. Read full article: Watch Live: Pro-2A Americans Come to Vir...→

Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses must not be forgotten

Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses must not be forgotten

No other country has ever held people in detention without charges for as long as we have, now 18 years. Read full article: Opinion: Guantánamo human rights abuses ...→

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

Russian group reports 8 arrests at Moscow human rights march

A Russian group that monitors political repressions says eight people have been detained by police at a march in Moscow commemorating a human rights lawyer and a journalist who were fatally shot 11 years ago Read full article: Russian group reports 8 arrests at Mosco...→

Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Existential Threat' to the World

Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Existential Threat' to the World

An unchallenged China will herald in "a dystopian future in which no one is beyond the reach of Chinese censors," Human Rights Watch warned. Read full article: Human Rights Watch: China Poses 'an Exis...→

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

Rights group demands Israel rein in murky spyware company

An Israeli court is hearing a case calling for restrictions against an Israeli surveillance company whose software is said to have targeted journalists and dissidents around the world Read full article: Rights group demands Israel rein in murk...→

China blasts report that warns government poses global threat to human rights

China blasts report that warns government poses global threat to human rights

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad. Read full article: China blasts report that warns governmen...→

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad Read full article: China blasts human rights report, praise...→

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China blasts human rights report, praises current situation

China has blasted a report from Human Rights Watch that accused it of constructing a surveillance state at home while seeking to silence critics abroad Read full article: China blasts human rights report, praise...→

‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Israel question making it to air

‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Israel question making it to air

“Jeopardy!” producers issued an explanation Monday blaming “human error” for a controversial question about Israel making it to air. Read full article: ‘Jeopardy!’ blames ‘human error’ for Isr...→

Human rights group condemns Iran security forces response to protests over Ukrainian plane crash:

Human rights group condemns Iran security forces response to protests over Ukrainian plane crash: "This needs to stop"

Amnesty International called for the end of violent crackdowns of protests in Iran following the Iranian military's shooting down of Ukraine flight #PS752. Read full article: Human rights group condemns Iran securit...→

The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It, Design for Human Rights.

Author Samuel Woolley argues that a slew of new technologies will further degrade political life unless we rein them in. Read full article: The Internet Broke Democracy. To Fix It,...→

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from Hong Kong | Breitbart

Hong Kong's Chinese-controlled authorities blocked the entry of the executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, on Sunday. Read full article: China Bans Human Rights Watch Head from ...→

China says Human Rights Watch barred over protest support

China says Human Rights Watch barred over protest support

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it barred the head of the internationally renowned organization Human Rights Watch from entering Hong Kong due to the group's support for the territory's ongoing protest movement. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Human... Read full article: China says Human Rights Watch barred ove...→

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

Human Rights Watch director denied entry into Hong Kong, group claims

"I had hoped to spotlight Beijing's deepening assault on international efforts to uphold human rights. The refusal to let me enter Hong Kong vividly illustrates the problem," HRW's executive director said. Read full article: Human Rights Watch director denied entry...→

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Human rights organization head denied entry into Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities on Sunday denied entry to the executive director of Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Human rights organization head denied en...→

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Human Rights Watch chief says barred from entering Hong Kong - Breitbart

Hong Kong (AFP) – Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth said Sunday he had been denied entry into Hong Kong, where he had arrived to launch the Read full article: Human Rights Watch chief says barred fro...→

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights Watch director

Human Rights Watch says Hong Kong authorities have barred its executive director from entering the territory Read full article: Hong Kong denies entry to Human Rights W...→

Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses intensifies, human rights group says

Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses intensifies, human rights group says

The crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia is escalating, even one year after President Vladimir Putin called for an investigation, says a new report from Human Rights Watch. Read full article: Russia’s crackdown on Jehovah’s Witnesse...→

Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peace, No War with Iran

Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peace, No War with Iran

A group of San Diego County-based human rights leaders gathered downtown on Wednesday to speak out against the recent events in Iran and Iraq, including the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. “We believe there needs to be more done in our own communities to bring out the voices of peace,” said Mejgan Afshan, Founder, Borderlands for Equity. The local… Read full article: Local Human Rights Leaders Call for Peac...→

Ghosn: detention in Japan 'travesty' against human rights

Nissan’s fugitive ex-boss, Carlos Ghosn, on Wednesday described his detention conditions in Japan, from which he fled last month in a daring escape, as a “travesty” against human rights and... Read full article: Ghosn: detention in Japan 'travesty' aga...→

Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says she will work for the country's human rights agency and help convicted drug, weapons traffickers

Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says she will work for the country's human rights agency and help convicted drug, weapons traffickers

Butina's years-long efforts included attempts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ingratiate herself with influential conservatives. Read full article: Freed Russian agent Maria Butina says sh...→

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

China’s repression of the Uighurs merits a strong human rights response

Last year, I had the privilege of taking a private tour of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Americans and the Holocaust exhibit. The purpose of the exhibit is to highlight the role of average Americans and their response to the events of the Holocaust. Read full article: China’s repression of the Uighurs merits...→

On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. should sanction China over human rights abuses

On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. should sanction China over human rights abuses

"I will never accept the notion that somehow, in order to be able to sell them more things, we have to look the other way on some of the grotesque human rights violations," Rubio told "Face the Nation." Read full article: On brink of trade deal, Rubio says U.S. ...→

Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical Crises, AIDS, Human Rights Violations, Deadly Shootings, Africa, Trapped Travelers, Ethical And Moral Issues, Child Labor, Drug Wars

Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical Crises, AIDS, Human Rights Violations, Deadly Shootings, Africa, Trapped Travelers, Ethical And Moral Issues, Child Labor, Drug Wars

THE WORLD—Calling it devastating, tragic, complex, heartrending, heartwarming, catastrophic, courageous, and shameful, sources confirmed Sunday that massive wildfires, geopolitical crises, AIDS, human rights violations, deadly shootings, Africa, tourists taken hostage, ethical and moral issues, child labor, and drug wars. Read full article: Report: Massive Wildfires, Geopolitical ...→

Qassem Soleimani strike violated international human rights law, UN official argues

Qassem Soleimani strike violated international human rights law, UN official argues

The U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the President Trump-approved drone strike against Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s top general, violated international human rights law. Read full article: Qassem Soleimani strike violated interna...→

US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani of Iran violates human rights law, UN official says

US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleimani of Iran violates human rights law, UN official says

The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing on Friday said the President Trump-approved drone strike against Qassim Soleimani, Iran’s top general, violated international human rights law. Read full article: US airstrike that killed Qassim Soleiman...→

Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google shrugged off human rights in search of profits

An ex-Google exec on Thursday accused the search giant of abandoning its “Don’t be evil” credo as it chased profits. Ross LaJeunesse, an 11-year Google veteran who left his post as head of internat… Read full article: Ex-exec Ross LaJeunesse claims Google sh...→

Human rights expert says Google pushed him out after China criticism

Human rights expert says Google pushed him out after China criticism

Google said in a statement that the company has an “unwavering commitment” to human rights organizations and efforts. Read full article: Human rights expert says Google pushed h...→

Former Google executive: I was pushed out over human rights advocacy

Former Google executive: I was pushed out over human rights advocacy

Now a U.S. Senate candidate, Ross LaJeneusse says the internet giant has changed since he joined it in 2008 and is “infected with greed.” Read full article: Former Google executive: I was pushed ou...→

A top Google exec pushed the company to commit to human rights. Then Google pushed him out, he says.

A top Google exec pushed the company to commit to human rights. Then Google pushed him out, he says.

In 2010, Google said it would stop censoring search results in China. Eight years later, the company was exploring a stark reversal of that policy. Read full article: A top Google exec pushed the company to ...→

Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe Human Rights Flaw'

Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe Human Rights Flaw'

The Chinese state-run Global Times called the Second Amendment in the U.S. is a "severe human rights flaw." Read full article: Chinese Paper: 2nd Amendment a 'Severe H...→

Past decade has seen human rights 'backlash,' U.N. official says

Past decade has seen human rights 'backlash,' U.N. official says

The rights of women and LGBTQ people have been especially affected, according to Andrew Gilmour, the outgoing assistant secretary-general for human rights. Read full article: Past decade has seen human rights 'backl...→

U.S. senator blasts Philippine government's human rights record after he was blocked from traveling to country

U.S. senator blasts Philippine government's human rights record after he was blocked from traveling to country

"We will not sit idly if they continue to interfere with our process as a sovereign state," Salvador Panelo, a spokesperson for the country's president, said. Read full article: U.S. senator blasts Philippine governmen...→

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture,... Read full article: UN condemns human rights abuses against ...→

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

UN condemns human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya

The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims and other minorities Read full article: UN condemns human rights abuses against ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official. Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash’ | WTOP

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash’ | WTOP

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities, according to a top U.N. human rights official. Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

UN official: Past decade has seen human rights `backlash'

A top U.N. human rights official says the past decade has seen a backlash against human rights on every front, especially the rights of women and the LGBT communities Read full article: UN official: Past decade has seen human ...→

Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond

Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on Human Rights in China and Beyond

Lawmakers aim to pass veto-proof legislation in 2020 that would punish China over its treatment of ethnic Uighur Muslims. Read full article: Congress Wants to Force Trump’s Hand on ...→

As a member of Congress and an Indian American, I will not be silenced on human rights

As a member of Congress and an Indian American, I will not be silenced on human rights

I will continue to speak out on fundamental principles of democracy such as freedom of the press, religious freedom and due process. Read full article: As a member of Congress and an Indian Am...→

Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to lead Human Rights department

Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to lead Human Rights department

St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter has appointed a new director to lead the city’s department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity. Valerie Jensen, president and founder of business devel… Read full article: Mayor Carter appoints Valerie Jensen to ...→

Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabia appearance, cites human rights concerns

Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabia appearance, cites human rights concerns

Emily Ratajkowski recently turned down a paid appearance in Saudi Arabia in an effort to shed light on the human rights violations occurring in the Middle East. Read full article: Emily Ratajkowski turns down Saudi Arabi...→

North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' for human rights criticism

North Korea fired back at the US on Saturday, declaring Washington would "pay dearly" for criticizing the country's human rights record, according to state news agency KCNA. Read full article: North Korea warns US could 'pay dearly' ...→

NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for Human Rights Criticism

NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for Human Rights Criticism

North Korea lashed back at the United States for taking issue with its human rights record on Saturday, saying Washington's "verbal abuse" would only aggravate tensions on the Korean Peninsula, state news agency KCNA reported.The KCNA statement, attributed to a foreign... Read full article: NKorea Warns US Could 'Pay Dearly' for H...→

Pompeo Denounces Iran Human Rights Abuses

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has denounced the recent violent crackdow n by Iranian authorities against widespread protests.In a speech at the State Department on Thursday, condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for its human rights violations, calling on the regime to... Read full article: Pompeo Denounces Iran Human Rights Abuse...→

China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Debate Question on Human Rights Abuses

China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Debate Question on Human Rights Abuses

CNN's broadcast in Beijing of Thursday evening's Democrat presidential primary debate was briefly blacked out as candidates discussed China's human rights abuses against the Uyghurs. Read full article: China Blacks Out CNN During Democrat Deb...→