Stories about Human Rights from June, 2017
Hong Kongers have several reasons to be unhappy with the city's relationship with China.
Global Voices Advocacy's Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world.
Press freedom in Yemen is facing "eradication".
"I wrote blogs and continued to express my views on issues like democracy, corruption, territorial sovereignty. This is something that anybody could do, and to be honest, everybody should do."
"The reality of the country hurts, but it is comforting to realize that all human beings, including those who have [...] caused so much damage, have something to teach us."
"When holding this newspaper is a reason for jealousy. There is expression, but no freedom. #Prass-Press"
Without the active presence of justice in all its forms, it will remain impossible for any Iranian government to achieve coexistence among all of the country’s ethnic nations.
The rise in use of digital surveillance tools has become part and parcel of Mexico's ongoing internal armed conflict.
Six years after the Arab Spring, Riffian protesters are leading the way in expressing popular grievances in Morocco.
"The man ran away. The women called an ambulance. I learned at the hospital that I had two stab wounds in my right lung."
Challenging prohibitions on driving in Saudi Arabia is no easy task.
"Our community is just a small part of the Balkan cultural mosaic, but nevertheless it provides important contribution to the overall European diversity."
Brightman was a key figure in many important acts of Native American resistance, including the takeover of Alcatraz Island and the occupation of Mount Rushmore.
Activists expose Mexico's multi-million dollar surveillance market, spy tech threatens Chinese jaywalkers and Twitter suspends Venezuelan state supporters.
"It is horrifying that most Ethiopians have not shown an interest in returning home despite risk of violence."
Evidence shows that espionage tools have been used for years against Mexican activists, journalists and people who hold dissenting opinions or oppose the current government in some form.
Blocked websites are known for their criticism of the Palestinian Authority and its president Mahmoud Abbas.
"The majority of the refugees have been seriously damaged physically and mentally and this money is not even enough to cover the medical expenses..."
"Now we know that hundreds of children died, but no one reported their deaths. They remained there forgotten, because they are children that no one cares about."
“I was in complete shock to see her video that I can’t even explain. Not one human being deserves to be treated that way regardless of what they did.”