More Human Rights Articles

  • American man sentenced to hard labor in North Korea

    An American man has been sentenced to six years of hard labor by a court in North Korea, where authorities had accused him of trying to investigate human rights issues.

  • Taliban militants who shot Malala Yousafzai have been arrested

    Ten Taliban militants responsible for the 2012 shooting of teenage activist Malala Yousafzai and two other teenage girls have been arrested, Pakistan's army announced Friday.

  • Bahrain activist's detention extended

    MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — A Bahraini court on Saturday ordered human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja to remain in detention for a further 10 days as authorities continue to investigate her case, which stems from her decision to return to the Gulf nation to visit her jailed father. Al-Khawaja was...

  • Rights groups call for release of Syrian activists

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists, along with 78 other international human rights and press freedom groups, called on the Syrian government Friday to release three Syrian human rights activists who have been imprisoned for more than two years. A Syrian court is expected to...

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