Human rights

Iranian regime security forces expanded after execution of wrestler

Islamic Republic seeks "to deter public displays of dissent."

US watchdog to investigate forced-sterilization claims at ICE facility

"A lot of them said that they didn't understand what was being done to them. Nobody explained it to them," Wooten, a former nurse at the facility told Reuters.

By REUTERS
16/09/2020
Jerusalem, from the balcony of Hebrew University Mount Scopus campus
Hebrew University awarded grant to fund Holocaust, human rights education

The Alfred Landecker Foundation grant entails the establishment of three new academic initiatives, and supplemental funding that will go towards the university's Minerva Center for 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.

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