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Russia shuts down prominent human rights organization

The UN human rights office said Russian courts had decided to 'dissolve two of Russia’s most respected human rights groups and further weaken the country’s dwindling human rights community.'

By REUTERS
29/12/2021

Human Rights Watch's 'apartheid' claims outrageous - editorial

Forget Turkey and the Kurds, forget Belarus and the refugees, forget the massacres in Ethiopia or the abuses in Mali. For HRW, it’s all about Israel.

488 journalists in arbitrary detention, highest ever recorded

A record high number of journalists were imprisoned in 2021, according to Reporters Without Borders.

US officials to boycott Beijing Olympics over rights 'atrocities'

Beijing threatened unspecified 'resolute countermeasures' against any such move.

By REUTERS
06/12/2021

Solidarity Film Festival puts human rights at forefront in Tel Aviv

The festival will run for 10 days and will feature over 80 films, including documentaries, feature films and shorts from Israel and abroad.

Iranian regime kills protestors in central city of Isfahan

Isfahan, Iran’s third-largest city, has been the site of protests over water shortages in recent weeks, with hundreds of protestors on the streets.

26/11/2021

Iran deal: ‘We have to learn from 2015. Don’t free up the sanctions’

The world needs to make sure that the Iran talks extend beyond just the nuclear program, that they address Iran’s malign activities and human rights abuses, B’nai B’rith International is arguing.

UNRWA - the worst thing that ever happened to Palestinians - opinion

UNRWA still remains possibly the most human rights abusing institution funded by the international community.

What’s wrong with US human rights policies? - opinion

Human rights is a core value of the American people. The only problem is that there’s too much that is wrong with the United States’ human rights policies.

By RABBI ABRAHAM COOPER/THE MEDIA LINE , REV. JOHNNIE MOORE/THE MEDIA LINE
10/11/2021

Family of slain activist Nizar Banat: We don’t trust Palestinian courts

Banat was beaten to death by PA officers who arrested him. His death sparked a wave of protests by Palestinian human rights activists.

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