NEW DELHI: The Allahabad high court has pulled up the Uttar Pradesh government over the midnight cremation of the Hathras gang-rape victim without her family’s consent and said that the action amounts to “infringement of human rights”. The high court also asked the Uttar Pradesh government to provide full security to the victim’s family. Here […]
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration announced new sanctions Thursday against a Cuban official and a government entity that it says was involved in human rights abuses during a government crackdown on protests on the island earlier this month. The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control listed Alvaro Lopez Miera, a Cuban military and political […]
The Senate passed a bill by voice vote that would ban imports from Xinjiang, where the Chinese government is conducting a genocide against Uyghur minorities. This content was originally published here.
AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. Human Rights Watch is calling on the International Criminal Court to open a probe into apparent Israeli war crimes committed during its recent 11-day assault on Gaza that killed 260 Palestinians, including 66 children. Human Rights Watch concluded Israel had […]
To assist in its drive to demean American culture and history, the Biden administration has turned to the United Nations. Last week Biden’s Secretary of State, Antony “Tony” Blinken, actually invited the U. N. to come to America to study how racist and violative of human rights the United States is. This study will be […]
The children of Yorta Yorta woman Tanya Day have received the 2021 Voltaire Human Rights Award on Thursday – for their sustained activism for justice for First Nations people. Ms Day was arrested for public intoxication in December 2017, and was held in a cell at the Castlemaine Police Station before she died in hospital. […]
As the United States imposes new Cuba sanctions, citing human rights abuses, we look at the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, a notorious gulag that President Biden himself has called an “advertisement for creating terror.” This month, the first Guantánamo Bay prisoner to be released under the Biden administration, Abdul Latif Nasser, returned […]
The Fletcher School is pleased to announce the appointment of international human rights law expert Chidi Anselm Odinkalu, PhD to a Professor of Practice faculty position for a three-year term beginning in the Fall of 2021. He will join Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary faculty focused on preparing tomorrow’s leaders to use the latest legal, political, economic, and […]