Stories about Human Rights from February, 2024
The government of Paraguay still has far to go regarding its public policies focused on preventing and containing violence against women in the country.
This is not the first time Muslims in Uzbekistan, who make up 94 percent of the population, face persecution due to their beliefs.
In Cuba, 22 agencies, funds and programs work, together with state institutions, to contribute to the advancement of sustainable development objectives. Which have been the results?
Reporters Without Borders notes that many media outlets are either owned by politicians or influenced by them, compromising editorial independence and leading to biased coverage.
Why journalists are worried about the five new offences proposed in Hong Kong’s domestic national security law
Foreign public broadcasters and media organizations that receive direct or indirect governmental funding, their employees and other collaborating third parties, may be classified as "external forces."
“How would you feel If you were wrapped in an air-tight box? I have been feeling suffocated the exact way throughout my life ..."
During the political uncertainty following the elections, the voices of Pakistani citizens have been stifled through Twitter and VPN bans.
"My only belief is that it is better to have one more voice than one less and that having one more reporter is better than one less."
Peru's Supreme Court of Justice annuls the judicial process for forced sterilizations committed during the Fujimori government
The decision of the Supreme Court comes as a result of the lawsuit filed by the former minister of health of the Fujimori government, to avoid being judicially investigated.
The winner of Indonesia's presidential election courted the archipelago's youth vote with catchy music, TikTok dances, and photos of cats. However, some aren't forgetting his previous human rights abuses.
Persons with disabilities explain why they have launched a new national disability campaign in Zimbabwe.
Currently, only six people, all aged over 60, can speak the ethnic Renmingtca language well. If they die, the language and culture will be lost from Bangladesh.
After more than 30 hours of debate, the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina approved The Omnibus Law, with 144 votes in favor and 109 against.
Winter droughts and delayed snowfall are impeding grass regrowth in high-altitude grazing sites in Nepal's Eastern Rukum district, endangering the local sheep population and forcing shepherds to leave profession.
"I don't believe feminism should strive for matriarchy, which doesn't translate to equality, but for the equal acceptance of everyone as human beings, regardless of gender."
At the time of writing this story, at least 387 people have been detained at events across 39 Russian cities since Navalny's death, according to the Russian human rights group OVD-Info.
With much of the developed world facing ageing populations and slowing population growth, Africa is expected to play a central role in the global labour market.
There is increasing concern among environmental experts that the land in the area was exposed to cyanide and sulfuric acid used at the mine for the extraction.
Ibadoglu started a foundation to sponsor Azerbaijani students wanting to study abroad. It was funded by donations and money that was confiscated from Azerbaijani elites in corruption and money laundering cases.
Germany's crackdown on Arabs and Muslims post-October 7 echoes past patterns of discrimination, leading to a profound sense of isolation and betrayal among them in the country.
"Navalny’s death was a murder — a planned murder, a murder methodically carried out, a murder of which the Russian state is guilty."