A court in Uganda on Tuesday charged a prominent author and government critic with “disturbing” the country’s veteran President Yoweri Museveni and his powerful son in unflattering social media posts.
The wife of a repeatedly detained Chinese human rights lawyer died of cancer on Monday in the United States after her husband’s pleas to be allowed to leave China and reunite with her went ignored, rights activists said.
Human rights activists in China are in a turmoil of disgrace following the public shaming of four alleged covid-19 rule breakers.
Iran has secretly executed a Kurdish man charged with membership of an outlawed group in defiance of international pressure, rights groups said Monday, lambasting his conviction as unjust and based on forced confessions.
Kenyan asylum seeker Pallo Mandela dreamt of freedom on his seven-day bus journey to South Africa. His brother had found him in bed with a man, and now he was fleeing for his life.
Wednesday, Tanzania Education Minister said that “pregnant school girls will be allowed to continue with formal education after delivery.”
In Belarus, they said that “violence, inhuman and degrading treatment and coercion” by Belarusian border guards were “commonplace”
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said her office had repeatedly appealed to Sudan’s military and security forces
Not the first time Ugandan soldiers in Somalia have been implicated in illegal activities, but when investigated the soldiers are exonerated
The sanctions were first imposed two decades ago, targeting political leaders, government officials and selected state-controlled companies.
A man was promptly arrested for violating his house arrest while seeking time away from his wife.
Sierra Leone called for abolishing death penalty, “As a nation, we have today exorcised horrors of a cruel past,” Bio said in a statement
‘Pulp Fiction’ star Uma Thurman has revealed she had an abortion aged 15 while criticising Texas’s new abortion law in a Washington Post article.
The cat is truly amongst the pigeons here. Research from the HSRC has delved deep into which groups will – and won’t – give up their rights during lockdown.
The right to protest has been severely impacted due to Covid-19 Lockdown regulations that has limited the right to gather publicly.
The law will now make sure that the rights of the LGBTQI community in Angola are protected at all times.
The Trump administration withdrew as a member of the 47-member state council in June 2018, claiming the forum has a “chronic anti-Israel bias.”
Karima, an advocate for independence for her resource-rich region who had been living in exile in Canada since 2016, fled Pakistan the previous year fearing she would be “disappeared” by the authorities as several other rights activists had been.
Article3.org’s Human Rights Global Treasure Award recognises extraordinary contributions to the human rights movement.
The harrowing report gives an account of the trauma both families and soldiers suffer as they describe midnight raids in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Renowned human rights lawyer George Bizos has been hailed for his humility and contribution towards the liberation of the country
The incident sparked outrage amongst South Africans, who accused the City of Cape Town of violating the man’s right to human dignity and also reignited calls against heavy-handedness by law enforcement officials in the country