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· January, 2012

Stories about Human Rights from January, 2012

Cuba: Human Rights Double Standard

Russia, Syria: Anti- and Pro-Assad Facebook Comment Attack

Macedonia: “Conformism, Hypocrisy and Opportunism”

Bangladesh: Protest Against Criminalization For Archiving A Banned Book

Pakistan: Moral Policing of Dating Couples Gets TV Show Axed

In a recent live Pakistani television show, a group of middle aged women were seen scouring the parks of Karachi to hold accountable the couples dating without their guardians' knowledge....

Cuba: Pope's Visit & Human Rights

Trinidad & Tobago: Abuse of Trust

Iran: Asylum seeker committed suicide

Cuba: No Political Reforms

Malaysia: Temiar Blockade and Indigenous Rights

Eight indigenous peoples were arrested in Malaysia for attempting to set up a blockade and prevent loggers from entering their village. The villagers are against the agricultural project of the...

India, Bangladesh: Cattle Trade And Border Killings

UK: #TwitterKurds Organize First Social Media Gathering in London

A group of Kurdish Internet activists that have been organizing around the #TwitterKurds hashtag on Twitter have come together for the first Kurdish Social Media Gathering earlier this month in...

Saudi Arabia: A Family Living in a Cemetery

A Saudi family has been saved from homelessness and destitution thanks to a three-minute movie shot by young Saudi film maker Bader AlHomoud. Haifa Al Rasheed tells us how in...

Ethiopia: Standing With Ethiopia's Tenacious Blogger

Pakistan: Hate Campaign Against Ahmadis In Rawalpindi

Slovakia: Roma “Apartheid” – and New Housing?

Cuba: The Cardinal Rule

Trinidad & Tobago: Child Abuse

Brazil: A View from Aboard on Pinheirinho Eviction

Brazil: Indigenous Leader Criticizes “Developmentism” Policies

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