Masih Alinejad has long been a thorn in the side of Iran's hardline regime, exposing corruption and campaigning for women's rights.
Legislators from the 5 states that have banned child marriage call on the other 45 states to end this human rights abuse in the US.
A military coup in February has given Burmese junta leaders free rein of the jade mines in Myanmar, according to a Global Witness report.
A YouTube channel focused on logging the treatment of Uyghurs went offline earlier in June but was later reinstated.
A Beijing representative said that China was "seriously concerned by the violations of the rights of refugees and migrants" in countries like the US.
South Korea's response to help women targeted by digital sex crimes and to punish perpetrators is "not sufficient," said a Human Rights Watch report released Tuesday.
Sergey Lavrov made the comments in response to President Joe Biden's criticism of Russia's human rights record.
"The reality is people are dying," Kenji Utsunomiya, whose Change.org petition has received nearly 400,000 signatures, told Insider.
Alireza Fazeli Monfared's mother found his headless body in a remote village. His killers are yet to be arrested.
Biden is facing growing criticism from progressives and advocacy groups for upholding Trump era policies on everything from refugees to arms sales.
Blinken's summary of Biden's foreign policy presented a picture of a president with a decidedly traditional, but also pragmatic, worldview.
Human rights groups and even the Pakistani prime minister's first wife have condemned his remarks as victim-blaming.
The ads on Facebook claim that life in the region of Xinjiang is happy. Multiple reports have detailed human-rights abuses against Uyghur Muslims.
The BBC said it relocated China correspondent John Sudworth to Taiwan. He had reported on the coronavirus and treatment of Uyghur Muslims.
Journalists haven't been allowed into holding facilities in Texas, but government-shared videos show large groups of children sleeping on thin mats on the floor.
A leading member of the European Parliament has raised significant concerns about the EU’s landmark investment deal with China over its alleged human rights abuses and fears that it could harm relations with the new Biden administration. The EU-China investment deal aims to liberalize trade between Beijing and Brussels and […]
The duration of government-imposed internet shutdowns around the world shot up by 49% in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to a report from Top10VPN. While the economic impact of these shutdowns was much less than in 2019, the human rights cost appears to be growing. This is because […]