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Human rights body slams Duterte housekeeper story, use of abuse as ‘anecdote’ – ABS-CBN News


Human rights body slams Duterte housekeeper story, use of abuse as ‘anecdote’  ABS-CBN News

Duterte’s story about molesting a housekeeper in his teens normalizes degrading treatment against women, the Commission on Human Rights said.

Members of local Sudanese community protest human rights violations happening in their home country – 9News.com KUSA


Members of local Sudanese community protest human rights violations happening in their home country  9News.com KUSA

The Sudanese community is rallying at the Colorado Capitol to bring awareness to the atrocities happening in their home country.

Dems say pot bill will create social justice, but black leaders aren’t sold yet – Chicago Sun-Times


Dems say pot bill will create social justice, but black leaders aren’t sold yet  Chicago Sun-Times

Gov.-elect J.B. Pritzker campaigned on a platform to end pot prohibition in Illinois, often emphasizing the ways legalization could benefit minority communities …

Human Rights Advocate Under Fire in Case of Arab Princess Who Claimed Abduction – The New York Times


Human Rights Advocate Under Fire in Case of Arab Princess Who Claimed Abduction  The New York Times

LONDON — Mary Robinson, a world-renowned human rights advocate, stepped into the strange affair of an Arab princess this week, and found herself accused …

Chile court upholds tighter rules for human rights prisoners – Washington Post


Chile court upholds tighter rules for human rights prisoners  Washington Post

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile’s Constitutional Court on Thursday upheld measures tightening the requirements for human rights violators to get parole, including …

news Vikings Step Up Social Justice Efforts with Conversations, Commitments – Vikings.com


news Vikings Step Up Social Justice Efforts with Conversations, Commitments  Vikings.com

What if everyone in the world experienced the togetherness that develops inside an NFL locker room? Would there be more empathy, understanding and …

Dubai princess ‘troubled’: Former UN human rights chief – Channel NewsAsia


Dubai princess ‘troubled’: Former UN human rights chief  Channel NewsAsia

LONDON: A princess who tried to flee the United Arab Emirates months ago is “a troubled young woman”, a former UN human rights chief said on …

Our Best Social Justice Stories of 2018 – Pacific Standard


Our Best Social Justice Stories of 2018  Pacific Standard

They’re not all sad—many are stories of persistence, problem-solving, and triumph in the face of adversity.

Our Ladies of Perpetual Activism: Nuns for Social Justice – YES! Magazine


Our Ladies of Perpetual Activism: Nuns for Social Justice  YES! Magazine

Whether focusing on fossil fuels, social justice, or lobbying major corporations to be better stewards of the environment, these sisters believe that their faith calls …

Beijing puts human rights lawyer on trial day after Christmas – CNN


Beijing puts human rights lawyer on trial day after Christmas  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) A high-profile Chinese human rights lawyer detained more than three years ago is facing trial Wednesday, the latest prominent detainee sent …