human rights violations

Amnesty Int’l’s distortion of humanitarian laws has become an art form - opinion

It is left to us now to admit, once and for all, that the rights organization has stretched the definition of “charity” to be, instead, a party to bloodshed and political radicalism.

By CATHERINE PEREZ-SHAKDAM , Stepan Stepanenko
18/09/2022

Taliban orders high schools remain closed to girls

The Taliban is seeking to run the country according to its interpretation of Islamic law.

By REUTERS
23/03/2022

Hacker group leaks footage, files from Iranian prisons

Video posted to an Instagram account which claims to be the official account of the "Edalat Ali" hacker group showed footage allegedly from a control room in Iran's Ghezel Hesar Prison.

08/02/2022

Boycott Winter Olympics in China - opinion

Calls to boycott the Winter Olympics in China have been growing due to China's egregious human rights violations.

Computer hacking

Has NSO finally been caught violating human rights?

Human-rights groups and governments alike have investigated NSO for alleged human rights violations using its technology known as The Pegasus Project. Is this the final straw?

20/07/2021
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Massive data leak uncovers human rights abuses using Israeli tech - report

The leak contains a list of over 50,000 phone numbers that the report estimated were identified as “people of interest” by clients of Israeli spyware company NSO Group since 2016.

19/07/2021

Belarus police raid activists' offices, homes, rights groups say

Authorities have moved to shut down non-state media outlets and human rights groups after mass protests last August against a presidential election the opposition said was rigged.

By REUTERS
14/07/2021

EU Parliament seeks sanctions on Iran officials for human rights abuse

Lawmaker wants Iranian regime president Raisi investigated for crimes against humanity

Hungary could be sanctioned over anti-LGBT+ law, warns EU equality chief

The move, which critics say wrongly conflates pedophilia with LGBT issues, triggered a mass rally outside parliament on Monday, while several rights groups have called on Fidesz to withdraw the bill.

By REUTERS
15/06/2021
Jose Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch Americas, holds up a report

Delegitimizing Israel has become a mainstream pastime - opinion

The Human Rights Watch report accusing Israel of apartheid could have a negative impact on the Jewish state's international legacy.

By MICHAEL FENENBOCK
03/05/2021
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