Stories about Human Rights from May, 2014
"Freedom of expression is Thailand is at stake...Simply criticising the Council could land one before a military court."
Estimates of the death toll from June 4, 1989 range from a few hundred to the thousands. The Chinese government has prohibited all forms of discussion online or offline since.
Although Rwanda has made great strides in recovering from the 1994 genocide, advocacy groups continue to report human rights violations.
The controversy over Jamaican Professor Brendan Bain's court testimony in the Caleb Orozco case in Belize continues. Everyone's talking, but is anyone listening? A few bloggers peel away the layers.
Thousands marched chanting “we want education, education is our basic right, save education," after threats from militants forced dozens of private schools in the town Panjgur to close.
A police sketch posted on Facebook and a vicious online rumor ended with the lynching death of a 33-year-old housewife.
"We are a group of people affected, directly or indirectly, by a disability or rare disease, united by a common goal — improving the lives of those affected."
It is no surprise to see Bashar al-Assad nominate himself for the Syrian presidency in the upcoming elections on June 3. Syria Untold checks out what cartoonists have to say.
Hundreds joined the 'Stop the Coup' gathering to challenge the military rule in Thailand. Anti-coup sentiments are also growing online.
On May 15, a group of Egyptian young men and women started an online campaign against military service. Find out why.
The likely deal between Australia and Cambodia to resettle asylum seekers has met with lots of criticism.
Esteemed medical professor Brendan Bain was sacked from the University of the West Indies over court testimony in which he suggested that homosexuality can be a danger to public health.