Human Rights

Forcible deportations of Ukrainian civilians to Russia are detailed at UN Security Council
World

Forcible deportations of Ukrainian civilians to Russia are detailed at UN Security Council

Torture and the forcible deportation of 2.5 million people were among the shocking details of human rights violations against Ukrainian…
Russian journalist who led on-air protest found guilty after holding another anti-war demonstration
World

Russian journalist who led on-air protest found guilty after holding another anti-war demonstration

Marina Ovsyannikova, the Russian state television journalist who made a dramatic, on-air stand against the invasion of Ukraine in the first weeks…
Key things to know about Ukraine’s bid to join the EU
World

Key things to know about Ukraine’s bid to join the EU

The European Union Commission said Friday that Ukraine should be considered a candidate state. It is now up to the 27 EU…
US ‘troubled’ as UN rights chief urges China to review counter-terrorism policies
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US ‘troubled’ as UN rights chief urges China to review counter-terrorism policies

(CNN) – UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, whose rare visit to China was criticized by rights groups and Western…
‘No need for preachers,’ Chinese leader Xi Jinping tells UN human rights chief
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‘No need for preachers,’ Chinese leader Xi Jinping tells UN human rights chief

(CNN) – Chinese President Xi Jinping defended his country’s human rights record on Wednesday, telling a visiting UN official there…
EU expresses ‘grave concern’ about human rights violations in Yemen
Middle East

EU expresses ‘grave concern’ about human rights violations in Yemen

The EU expressed “grave concern” on Tuesday regarding human rights violations in Yemen, calling on all parties to respect human…
US Senate approves sale of C130 military planes to Egypt
Egypt

US Senate approves sale of C130 military planes to Egypt

The US Senate approved the sale of C130 military aircraft to Egypt, worth US$2.2 billion, by a majority vote of…
Human rights? China won that Winter Olympics battle. Almost.
World

Human rights? China won that Winter Olympics battle. Almost.

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — When three-time Olympian Gus Kenworthy took the remarkable, perhaps even brave decision to speak out against…
China’s foreign minister says UN human rights chief can visit Xinjiang
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China’s foreign minister says UN human rights chief can visit Xinjiang

Feb 19 (Reuters) – UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet can visit Xinjiang, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on…
Syria’s rebels hail ex-officer’s conviction, want justice to go higher
Middle East

Syria’s rebels hail ex-officer’s conviction, want justice to go higher

AMMAN, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Syrian rebel and opposition groups said Germany’s conviction of a former Syrian intelligence officer for…
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