DUBAI (Reuters) - Human rights groups have criticized Iran for curbing dissidents and journalists before Friday's presidential poll, the first since Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election ignited popular fury in 2009. Full story
According to a Syrian human rights group, 33-year-old single mother Nicole Mansfield of Flint, Mich., died fighting alongside opposition forces as she and a British man took photographs of military positions near the Turkish border. Her family says that the FBI informed them of her death on Thursda
SAN JOSE (Reuters) - The regional human rights court for the Americas on Thursday told El Salvador it must let doctors perform an abortion on a woman carrying a seriously deformed fetus that has put her life at risk, but the Central American nation was not bound by the move. Full story
Alex Wagner is joined by The New York Times’ Pete Baker, Former DNC Communications Director Karen Finney, The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart, and NYC Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson to discuss Russia’s ongoing relationship with Assad, and Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the Kremlin.
Hillary Clinton’s commitment to advancing the welfare of women and girls around the world is now entrenched at the State Department. United States Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues, Melanne Verveer discusses how Clinton brought specific those topics into focus.
Here’s a clip of Hillary Clinton in 1995, addressing the rights issue saying, “women’s rights are human rights.”
Opponents of Egypt President Morsi say he’s betraying the revolution, but his supporters say he wants to guarantee human rights with a controversial referendum on a new constitution. NBC’s John Ray went onto the streets of Cairo to hear from both sides of the deepening divide.
Kerry Kennedy, founder of the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, explains how women can continue to make progress globally, the impact Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had on women’s rights and the upcoming RFK Center Auction.
President of the National Indian Foundation , Marta Maria do Amaral Azevedo , participates in a debate to discuss the situation of indigenous people and the major issues that affect these communities at the Commission on Human Rights of the Brazilian Senate Federal in Brasilia, April 18, 2013. REUTE
The Supreme Court in Washington, April 17, 2013. The Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that Nigerian plaintiffs who said foreign oil companies had been complicit in violating their human rights may not sue in American courts, a decision that limited the sweep of a 1789 law that had been used to addre
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay listens to Remigiusz Henczel, President of the Human Rights Council during the urgent debate on "the deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic and the recent killings in Al Qusayr" at the United Nations European headquart
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay arrives for the urgent debate of the Human Rights Council on "the deteriorating situation of human rights in the Syrian Arab Republic and the recent killings in Al Qusayr" at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva May 29, 2013. REUTERS/