A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
For much of the world, Pretoria has restored its reputation as a moral beacon—at America’s expense.
Open letter urges commission to take stronger action over Israeli actions in Palestine as organisation says focus is on issues within Australia.
A court in western Japan on Wednesday approved a transgender man’s request to have his gender changed in official records without undergoing sterilization surgery, the first known ruling of its kind since the country’s top court struck down a surgery requirement for such record changes.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador accuses political rivals of the security breach that resulted in the airing of personal information of 300 journalists covering the president’s morning briefings.
Khan has been sentenced to 34 years in jail after being convicted in four cases and has been disqualified from running for election.
FDP says Brussels’ sweeping legislation on environmental and rights misdeeds would place a huge burden on business.
The Russian Justice Ministry designated Oleg Orlov, one of the leaders of the Memorial human rights group, a “foreign agent,” the ministry announced on Feb. 2.
Australian writer Yang Hengjun has been given a suspended death sentence by a Chinese court, five years after he was arrested and accused of spying.
In a landscape of seemingly increasing global crises, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) celebrated its 75th anniversary in December 2023.
He is the only surviving member of the Islamic State-aligned cell that killed 130 people in the French capital in 2015.