Stories about Human Rights from October, 2018
Al-Ghomgham, and many other Saudi Shiites, took to the streets in 2011 to demand better rights.
Power struggle between ousted Sri Lankan PM and newly appointed PM has led to the death of a protester in Colombo.
A Mozambique surfwear retailer thought is was a good idea to name their store “Hitler”—Netizens disagreed
The "Hitler" store, which seems to have been in business since early October, is located in one of the largest shopping centers in the country.
The "Sagay 9" massacre was the single most deadly attack against peasant activists under the Rodrigo Duterte administration.
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
The difficult exodus from Venezuela to other countries in the region can be followed through the stories and recommendations of those who have already left the country.
In the authoritarian kingdom, the crackdown against independent voices has escalated under Mohammed Bin Salman's rule.
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
A policy banning VoIP services will present a direct threat to Syrians’ rights to privacy and freedom of expression.
In September, the National Security Council announced all NGOs – except in hospitals and schools – were suspended for three months from October 1, and mining companies for one month.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
China has switched its public relations tactics from denying to defending the camps, and the u-turn immediately reflected back on the social media conversation.
The methods of pressure against Serbian civil society organizations bear resemblance to those used by governments in Central and Eastern Europe, in particular in neighboring Hungary and Macedonia.
The main organizing force behind the racist marches is Japan First Party, a political party founded in 2016 who is the direct successor of a much older anti-Korean hate group.
The threat came from Cvetin Chilimanov, a well-known propagandist and dogged promoter of Macedonia's former ruling party.
More than one month after a Cairo court verdict that many saw as the end to his ordeal, Shawkan remains in jail.
Gulalai Ismail is a well-known Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network.
The noise we make on digital platforms scares oppressive regimes. In some cases, it can even force them to rescind their actions.
"With no deep insights, without even a shred of critical analysis and the stupidity of superficial entertainment, [this] is the worst television program on Japanese television today."
Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back
Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.
Legal scholars and social scientists are likely to pore over this significant judgment for its far-reaching impact on civil liberties and socio-economic issues.