A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
Volker Türk, the UN high commissioner for human rights, has called for a ceasefire in Gaza based on humanitarian and human rights grounds.
Activists, lawyers and inmates report dire conditions in internment centers paid for by the European Union.
Member states of the UN undergo a periodic evaluation of their human rights records by the 47 members of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.
It is not immediately clear when Leila de Lima, one of the most outspoken critics of ex-President Rodrigo Duterte, will walk free.
The global clean energy transition could be a game changer for Africa, but exploitation of miners continues as many foreign mining companies ignore local opposition.
Handcuffs during pregnancy, separation from newborn babies and insufficient care for elderly inmates are among the abuses suffered by women incarcerated in Japan, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said Tuesday.
Members of human rights defense organizations will gather in different parts of the capital of Argentina to defend democracy and the policies of memory, truth, and justice.
A US court has ruled that an American activist who fled Saudi Arabia with her daughter in 2019 will be allowed to defy a Saudi custody order and remain in the country with her child because she would face a serious risk of being put to death if she returned to the kingdom.
On 14 November, the French Ministry of the Economy announced the opening of a procedure concerning the activities of Shein, a multinational clothing company of Chinese origin. The action is aimed at examining compliance with international rules and French laws, and follows a referral from the Socialist and Related Members of Parliament on 20 June 2023.
As a new report is released, the US-based Artistic Freedom Initiative demands refugee status for artists and cultural workers under threat from Taliban rule.