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Are international human rights stifling freedom? – The Jerusalem Post


Are international human rights stifling freedom?  The Jerusalem Post

What’s striking about the international community’s reaction to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent pledge to apply sovereignty to Jewish communities …

How an explosion in D.C. sparked a human rights revolution – Washington Post


How an explosion in D.C. sparked a human rights revolution  Washington Post

On Sept. 21, 1976, a car carrying former Chilean ambassador to the United States Orlando Letelier and his American colleague Ronni Moffitt exploded in …

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims – UN News


UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims  UN News

Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN …

200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together – Amnesty International


  1. 200 environmental and human rights leaders pledge to tackle climate emergency together  Amnesty International
  2. Human rights groups take climate fight to big corporations  Aljazeera.com
  3. Greta Thunberg receives Amnesty’s top human rights award  The Local Sweden
  4. WATCH | Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award  News24
  5. Greta Thunberg wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award  Yahoo News
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UN: Address Egypt’s Assault on Rights – Human Rights Watch


UN: Address Egypt’s Assault on Rights  Human Rights Watch

(Geneva) – The United Nations Human Rights Council should use the upcoming review of Egypt’s human rights records to address unprecedented levels of …

Europe’s Largest Human Rights Conference Begins: Daily Brief – Human Rights Watch


Europe’s Largest Human Rights Conference Begins: Daily Brief  Human Rights Watch

OSCE participating states to discuss human rights & democracy in Warsaw; China separates Uyghur children from families; thousands detained without charge …

Criticisms Illustrate Need for State Dept. Human Rights Panel – RealClearPolitics


Criticisms Illustrate Need for State Dept. Human Rights Panel  RealClearPolitics

In early July, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo launched the Commission on Unalienable Rights. “The commission’s mission,” he explained in a Wall Street …

Spyware’s human rights dilemma – Axios


Spyware’s human rights dilemma  Axios

An announcement this week by a major spyware vendor that it aims to embrace human rights is forcing the industry, governments and civil society groups to …

When Everything Is a Human Right, Nothing Is – Foreign Policy


When Everything Is a Human Right, Nothing Is  Foreign Policy

The U.S. State Department’s launch of a Commission on Unalienable Rights has stirred up opposition, broadly covered in the media. But given the myriad …

Afghanistan: Killing of human rights defender is a war crime – Amnesty International


Afghanistan: Killing of human rights defender is a war crime  Amnesty International

Responding to the news that Abdul Samad Amiri, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission’s acting director in Ghor province, was kidnapped …