A demonstration has been held in Rome for the release of an Italian journalist and human rights activist arrested in detained in Turkey.
As the economic and political turmoil deepens in Venezuela, more and more people are fleeing the country and heading to Brazil.
A bomb attack on a bus convoy crowded with civilians fleeing the embattled city of Aleppo in Syria “likely amounts to a war crime”, according to the UN.
Clashes and ethnic tensions may intensify in Kashmir after a video surfaces allegedly showing the Indian army using a Kashmiri man as a human shield.
The death toll from Saturday’s bomb attack on a crowded bus convoy outside Aleppo has reached 126 – at least 68 of them children – according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human…
In a neighborhood called ‘Centenario’, located in the outskirts of Puerto Asis, in the Colombian department of Putumayo is a district dubbed “Las invasiones” (literally “the invasions”), it is an info
According to the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta, Chechen authorities have set up a series of camps or prisons where gay men have been killed or tortured before being made to leave the…
The International Organisation of Migration and the Gambian government helped to win the release of some 170 people
The White House said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was alarmed at reports of a suspected Syrian government chemical attack that has left dozens of people…
Coming at the end of the awards season the fifteenth International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights, held as usual in Geneva has chosen its winners.
Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,
The United Nations has accused Turkey of ‘serious’ human rights violations during operations against Kurdish separatists in the south-east of the country.
Today, over 150 journalists are incarcerated – many without an indictment, dozens have fled into exile and more than 150 media outlets have been shut down without judicial proceedings.
The humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) – also known as Doctors Without Borders – has given more details after alleging that Hungarian border police have been systematically abusi
The UN criticises Hungary for new migration measures which will force all asylum seekers into detention camps
An Oslo appeals court rejects claims that prison authorities are treating mass murderer Anders Breivik inhumanely.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has opened the 34th Human Rights Council with a personal pledge to speak out against abuses.
Famine has been declared in some areas of South Sudan - the first time such a declaration has been made since 2011. The country has been dogged by civil war, drought and hyperinflation. The situation
A new online video campaign designed to raise awareness about the issue of pay equality in New Zealand hit the internet on February 15.
The UN's top human rights official says the leader of Myanmar has promised to investigate allegations of atrocities against the country's Rohingya Muslims.
Rights campaigners are warning that the Bangladeshi government's plan to relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote, low-lying island could trigger a humanitarian catastrophe.
Disabled refugees and migrants in Greece are struggling to get access to toilets, showers, shelter and medical care, it’s been claimed.
By Kenneth Roth, Executive Director, Human Rights Watch Human rights exist to protect people from government abuse and neglect. Yet today a new
At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the Rohingya Muslim minority
After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.
Almost three quarters of victims of human trafficking worldwide are female.
Mohamed Swayib is the Head of DCIM, the department in charge of combatting illegal immigration in Libya. In an interview with Valérie Gauriat, he blames the international community for not implementi
*Video available in Arabic only “We are slaves to the weather, our small boats can’t move easily if the sea is rough, and when the sea is not calm we are…