Human Rights

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Updated 4:30pm: Israel boycotted a routine review of its human rights situation by the United Nations Tuesday, despite threats of “unspecified action...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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Rori Donaghy
On 9 January 2013, a statement from the Emirates News Agency revealed that local authorities had launched investigations into the “women’s branch” of...
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Jomana Farhat
The issue of forced disappearance in Yemen is one of the few topics that all the country’s political forces can agree. That is, an agreement that any...
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
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Wissam al-Saliby
On the evening of 7 October 2012, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) raided three houses in the Beirut neighborhood of Jeitawi in Achrafieh where up to...
Sunday, October 14, 2012
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A report by the UN special rapporteur for human rights published Friday denounced the ongoing violence to which activists are exposed in Tunisia, but...
Friday, October 5, 2012
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Bahrain has failed to fulfill promises of reform since last year's brutal crackdown on the kingdom's pro-democracy protests, denying even the basic...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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Serious human rights violations have soared dramatically in Syria, a top UN investigator said Monday, calling for "appropriate action" against...
Monday, September 17, 2012
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Syrian rebels have committed war crimes including torture and killing of detainees, Human Rights Watch said on Monday, calling on countries which...
Monday, September 17, 2012
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