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Watchdog: Pakistan’s Military Courts ‘Disaster’ for Human Rights – Voice of America


Watchdog: Pakistan’s Military Courts ‘Disaster’ for Human Rights  Voice of America

A global advocate for justice is calling on Pakistan not to use the tenure of its military courts to try civilians for terrorism-related offenses, saying that doing so …

Human Rights Council Membership Has Its Consequences – Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Council Membership Has Its Consequences  Human Rights Watch

This month, a new group of countries took their place as members of the world’s top human rights body. For the next three years, those sitting on the United …

How governments use Big Data to violate human rights – The Conversation – Canada


How governments use Big Data to violate human rights  The Conversation – Canada

The right to privacy has become a pressing human rights issue. And rightly so. Big data — combined with artificial intelligence and facial recognition software …

The Ecological And Human Rights Impacts Of New Technology – Forbes


The Ecological And Human Rights Impacts Of New Technology  Forbes

Planned obsolescence encourages incremental design updates annually in order to promote the continued consumption of consumer objects. But what are the …

Human Rights Watch Mourns Loss of David Mepham – Human Rights Watch


Human Rights Watch Mourns Loss of David Mepham  Human Rights Watch

With profound sadness we share the news that David Mepham OBE, UK director at Human Rights Watch, has died of cancer at the age of 50, after two years of …

Pompeo’s "New Beginning" a Return to Unconditional Support for Repression – Human Rights First


Pompeo’s “New Beginning” a Return to Unconditional Support for Repression  Human Rights First

Washington, D.C.—In response to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech from American University in Cairo this morning, Brian Dooley, senior advisor at …

Limit prosecutions of army veterans, says top human rights lawyer – The Guardian


Limit prosecutions of army veterans, says top human rights lawyer  The Guardian

Martyn Day suggests charges against armed forces instead of individuals after abuse claims in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Congress should put human rights first at home and abroad. Prove some Americans care. – USA TODAY


Congress should put human rights first at home and abroad. Prove some Americans care.  USA TODAY

The new Congress can show allies and adversaries that while Trump may embrace cruel foreign leaders and policies, US voters still respect human rights.

Human rights group seeks entries for contests | Northwest – Lewiston Morning Tribune


Human rights group seeks entries for contests | Northwest  Lewiston Morning Tribune

The Latah County Human Rights Task Force is accepting entries for the 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Art and Essay Contest.

Colombia: One human rights advocate killed every three days – Aljazeera.com


Colombia: One human rights advocate killed every three days  Aljazeera.com

They’re being targeted by armed groups fighting for control of land to cultivate drugs.