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A woman wearing a mask with a Uyghur flag takes part in a rally during China's Foreign Minister Wang

Rabbis across denominational spectrum urge congressional action on Uighurs

“Your support for this legislation is absolutely crucial to ensure that our fight to prevent further atrocities against this long-persecuted group will be successful.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
03/03/2021

Biden says China to face repercussions on human rights

"As long as they are engaged in activity that is contrary to basic human rights, it is going to be hard for them to do that," he said.

By REUTERS
17/02/2021

Why is the world ignoring the execution of an Iranian journalist?

Iran has set a frightful record when it comes to human rights, an issue that has escalated dramatically in recent years.

By NADAV HAKHAM
06/01/2021
GIRLS STAND next to a poster depicting Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (right) and

Cutting off Saudi Arabia would only embolden its objectionable activities

If Biden ceases all dialogue with Riyadh, it would see no reason to limit its brutal war tactics in Yemen.

By MAYA CARLIN
17/12/2020

US blacklists alleged human rights abusers in Russia, Haiti, Yemen

In addition, the US State Dept. also announced sanctions against 17 officials of China, El Salvador and Jamaica, as well their immediate family members, for serious human rights violations.

By REUTERS
10/12/2020
Iran Kurds

Iran sentences men accused of being involved in robbery to amputation

These extreme punishments were rarely applied in the past and their use today is the source of controversy wherever they are carried out.

A pedestrian walks past a BBC logo at Broadcasting House in central London

UN human rights experts slam Iran’s crackdown on BBC Persian journalists

"Iranian authorities are prepared to use force extra-territorially"

Rights groups condemn Qatari crackdown on free speech

Doha’s move clears way for heavy fines against people who disseminate information that authorities consider untrue or prejudiced

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
23/01/2020

UN condemns Myanmar human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya

The resolution Myanmar’s government “to expedite efforts to eliminate statelessness and the systematic and institutionalized discrimination.”

29/12/2019

Pompeo: We'll continue to sanction Iran officials for human rights abuses

Pompeo also addressed the regime’s decision to shut down the Internet in the country.

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