Human rights

IRANIAN PRESIDENT Hassan Rouhani (right) and Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Who wanted to pay the pri
Ex US intel head urges Olympics to probe Iran’s execution of wrestler

The former US acting director of national intelligence on Wednesday urged the organizers of the Olympics to intervene in the slated execution of an Iranian national champion wrestler.

Benjamin Netanyahu
Netanyahu calls UAE a ‘democracy,’ putting spotlight on human rights

Critics of the UAE and Israel have been quick to pick up on Netanyahu’s comment.

The man on a mission to stop Israeli arms sales to human-rights violators

Eli Joseph has been on hunger strike for the past 48 days and plans to continue until MKs propose a bill to address the problem.

Trump signs executive order to exclude 'illegals' from 2020 census

The census is intended to update the number of seats each state will get in the House of Representatives.

US sanctions highest ranking Chinese official yet over Uighur rights

Washington blacklisted Xinjiang region's Communist Party Secretary Chen Quanguo, a member of China's powerful Politburo, and three other officials.

By REUTERS
10/07/2020
Russia's President Vladimir Putin speaks with Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and Iran's President
The war for humanitarian aid to Syria seeks to empower Damascus

The US, a world superpower, has not gone to bat for its partners in eastern Syria on the aid issue.

Chess great Kasparov slams NBA over ignoring China human rights violations

The Chess great was responding to a statement from Adam Silver, the NBA’s commissioner, who said he believes NBA-China relations have improved.

Two Afghan human rights workers killed in blast in Kabul

"It is intolerable, assassinating human rights defenders is a war crime in the context of armed conflict," the AIHRC said, adding that staff had previously been the target of attacks.

By REUTERS
27/06/2020
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the World Holocaust Forum marking 75 years since the libe
World’s greatest chess player defeats Russian President Putin’s censor

The legal dispute stems from 2014 after Russia illegally annexed Crimea in Ukraine.

Israeli spyware allegedly used to spy on Moroccan journalist - Amnesty

Continued attacks on Radi's phone were detected even after Amnesty informed NSO Group of Morocco's human rights violations using the company's software.

25/06/2020
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