US authorities introduced economic sanctions against three Nicaraguan officials for corruption and attacks against Nicaraguan citizens.
A human rights activist is killed every three days in Colombia despite the peace accord signed with FARC rebels.
Russian officials have stressed that LGBT people will not be targeted during the FIFA World Cup, but activists say discrimination is everywhere.
In Afghanistan, where women are often confined to the home and seen as subordinate to men, access to justice remains "severely inadequate," which promotes impunity for perpetrators.
More than 20 percent of girls in Pakistan are forced to marry before the age of 18, a problem that “is more dangerous than terrorism and is related to the future" of the country.
Pakistan's leading watchdog slammed on Monday the nation's deteriorating human rights record, highlighting extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances across the turbulent country.
The protracted state of emergency in Turkey has caused serious human rights abuses against "hundreds of thousands of people."
The reform of the Iranian judicial system may be the key to improving the situation with human rights in the country.
Sexual violence, a significant legal and social problem in Egypt, has been a growing phenomenon over the past decade. It has been trivially tackled by the Egyptian criminal justice system.
The cold-blooded extrajudicial killing of a young ethnic Pashtun in Pakistan’s largest city of Karachi last month moved hundreds of thousands of his community members.
The rate of juvenile offenders executed in Iran has surged this year, the United Nations said, demanding an "immediate halt" in death sentences.
H.R. 620, misleadingly named the “ADA Education and Reform Act,” would significantly roll back the civil rights advances made by the bipartisan Americans with Disabilities Act.
At a time when Trump's America retreats from the world and promoting human rights, the E.U. has not yet reacted to this geopolitical shift.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been a critic of human rights despite optimism that he would turn Saudi Arabia's track record as a rights abuser around.
International rights groups said they fear for the health behind bars of Bahrain's most high-profile activist, Nabeel Rajab.
The EU's ambassador to China urged Beijing on Wednesday to "immediately" release a Swedish book publisher arrested for a second time.
In 2009, neo-fascists killed Russian human rights lawyer Markelov and journalist Baburova. Nine years later, people still gather in Moscow to remember them.
Prominent Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng was detained today by police after he recently called for constitutional reforms.