Articles by human rights
Russia Bans Transgenders From Driving On Roads
January 20 2015 1:24 AM
The Russian government has passed a bill which included that transgenders would not qualify for obtaining their drivers' license.
Kiwi Tony De Malmanche Facing Death Penalty in Indonesia to Claim He Was a Victim of Trafficking
January 19 2015 10:45 PM
Kiwi Tony de Malmanche is facing the death penalty in Indonesia, but his defence team will argue that he was a victim of trafficking.
Saudi Arabia Beheads Woman Convicted Of Sexually Molesting, Murdering Stepdaughter; Indonesia To Execute 6 Drug Smugglers
January 17 2015 9:56 PM
It is not just the Islamic State whose beheading knife is sharp and used often. Saudi Arabia's decapitation knife was put to use on Friday when it beheaded a Burmese woman convicted for sexual abuse and murder of her 7-year-old stepdaughter.
Asylum Seekers On Hunger Strike Urge Australia For UN Turnover; Immigration Denies 'Incorrect' Reports
January 16 2015 12:57 AM
Asylum seekers in Manus Island went on hunger strike and called on the Australian government to turn them over to the UN if they will not be allowed to resettle in the country.
US Attacks Against ISIS 'Ineffective' in Syria; Australian Forces Working With Iraqi Group Accused of Human Rights Violations
January 15 2015 3:37 PM
U.S-led bombing campaigns against ISIS in Syria have no major impact as militants continue to gain more ground.
Humanist Groups Want New Zealand To Dump Blasphemy Law
January 14 2015 12:36 AM
Following the Paris attacks, two non-religious groups have called on the New Zealand government to scrap its blasphemy law because it has become redundant.
Australian Media Defy Law, Publish Charlie Hebdo Cover
January 14 2015 12:22 AM
Major Australian media outlets decide to publish the cover of Charlie Hebdo magazine.
US Says Cuba Has Complied With Deal, Frees 53 Political Prisoners
January 13 2015 5:49 PM
Cuba has complied to the terms of its agreement with the U.S., the State Department said.a
Australia Can’t Print Charlie Hebdo Due To Free Speech Restrictions
January 13 2015 10:12 AM
Australian Human Rights Commissioner Tim Wilson points to restrictions under section 18c of the Racial Discrimination Act as the reason why the country could not print the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo.
Amal Alamuddin, George Clooney's Newly Wed Wife, Stuns Everyone With Her Fashion Sense At Golden Globes Red Carpet
January 12 2015 12:55 PM
George Clooney's newly-wed wife Amal Alamuddin looked stunning in her Dior Haute Couture black gown at the Golden Globes
Amal And George Clooney Planning A Vacation To Ireland
January 09 2015 12:27 PM
George wants to visit his native place with wife Amal.
ISIS Hackers Warn of Cyber Attacks in Every US State; Cyber Caliphate Takes Over News Outlets' Twitter
January 07 2015 5:05 PM
ISIS hacker group Cyber Caliphate has warned it will not stop attacking the "infidels" and threatened to hack offices and homes in every US state.
Egypt Blasts Amal Clooney For Wrongful Allegations That She Was Threatened With Arrest
January 07 2015 4:34 PM
Egyptian government has released an official statement clarifying that Amal Clooney was never threatened in the country.
New British Policy Will Mandate Day Care Staff To Report About "At Risk Toddlers" Who Show Sympathy To Terrorists
January 07 2015 11:38 AM
The proposal looks unworkable as it is fraught with many issues including the innocence of children who are unthinking in their responses.
Amal Clooney Was Threatened With Arrest In Egypt
January 04 2015 3:42 PM
Amal Clooney has opened up in an interview to share her concern over one of her client Mohamed Fahmy who is detained in Egypt and is allegedly is the victim of flawed judiciary system of the country.
South Korean Activist To Air Drop 'The Interview' In North Korea
January 03 2015 1:58 PM
South Korean activist Park Sang-Hak has a unique plan of airdropping "The Interview" CDs and memory sticks in the territory of North Korea.
New Zealand ISIS Militant Reveals Secret Hideout in Syria on Twitter; ISIS Takes Credit for Car Bomb Explosion
January 02 2015 2:30 PM
A man from New Zealand believed to be fighting for ISIS has accidentally revealed his exact coordinate on Twitter.
Tim Cook: An Amazing 2014 for the Apple CEO
December 31 2014 3:54 PM
Apple’s main man Tim Cook has been reaping success after doing an impeccable job in leading one of the world’s largest companies.
China Pledges Support For Russia, Challenges NATO Policies For Economic War Against Moscow
December 31 2014 2:44 PM
China has expressed its willingness to extend financial aid to Russia amid the rouble crisis and falling oil prices.
Islamic State Schools Teach Kids How To Chop Heads (WARNING: VERY GRAPHIC VIDEO)
December 30 2014 7:04 PM
After the Islamic State seized large parts of Syria and Iraq, the militant group took over the secular education system and left families with no choice except to send their children to IS religious schools or have no education at all. Among the lessons taught at such schools is how to behead captives, reports the Wall Street Journal.