Featured stories about Human Rights
Stories about Human Rights
4 August 2016
Many believe that the state can monitor any Eritrean, in any corner of the world. The regime has successfully portrayed itself as omnipresent—this is fundamental to its survival.
26 July 2016
For the first time in history, the Mixe, Mixteco, and Zapoteco populations will get licenses to operate a telecommunications network for indigenous communities to access cellular and Internet services.
14 July 2016
#OromoProtests content on social media has triggered many attempts by the government to limit digital traffic and block telecom services in Oromia.
12 July 2016
Political prisoners in Iran are routinely singled out for harsh treatment, which often includes denial of medical care.
7 July 2016
Unpaid taxes, arrests, alleged police brutality and upcoming elections have convoluted public perspective on whether Zambia's main independent newspaper should be allowed to remain operational.
5 July 2016
Satirical “Street Children” stuck behind bars in Egypt, China bulks up on Internet governance, and Peru slaps Google for denying citizen 'Right to Be Forgotten'
21 June 2016
In Indonesia, violence against journalist happens regularly. Incidents like these often go unreported in the media, and perpetrators often go without punishment.
17 June 2016
"This is not just my personal matter or Causeway Bay Books, this is about the human rights of Hong Kong people."
16 June 2016
"I was paralyzed by the idea of exile. This is the first time I had decided to flee the country without knowing exactly when I would return."
10 June 2016
Ekint had searched their office after the head of the prime minister's office claimed Hungarian-American businessman George Soros is manipulating the country's politics through organizations funded by him.