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      On EU’s ‘Day Against Impunity,’ Stand for Equal Justice

      Click to expand Image European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. © 2020 Yves Herman/Pool Photo via AP Top EU diplomat Josep Borrell showed what a principled commitment to justice looks like, on May 7, when he pushed back against threats aimed at undermining the International Criminal Court’s...

      UN: Revise ‘Pact for the Future’ to Focus on Rights

      Click to expand Image United Nations Headquarters building in Manhattan, New York City, on December 21, 2021. © 2021 Sergi Reboredo / VWPics via AP Images (New York) – United Nations member countries should use negotiations on the “Pact for the Future” to commit to strengthening human rights, including promoting economic justice and protecting...

      France: Macron Should Stand Firm on Rights in China

      Click to expand Image French President Emmanuel Macron and China’s President Xi Jinping during the official welcoming ceremony in Beijing on April 6, 2023. © 2023 Sipa via AP Images (Paris) – French President Emmanuel Macron should lay out consequences for the Chinese government’s crimes against humanity and deepening repression...

      Human Rights Watch Launches Podcast

      Click to expand Image Human Rights Watch researchers Belkis Wille and Kseniya Kvitka conduct research in Chernihivska region, Ukraine, April 2022. © 2022 Human Rights Watch (New York) – Human Rights Watch will present a podcast twice a month starting May 6, 2024, that will explore human rights hotspots around the world through the eyes and ears...

      Ukraine: Russian Forces Executed Surrendering Ukraine Soldiers

      Click to expand Image A Ukrainian soldier stands in front of the graves of Ukrainian soldiers killed in the war at a cemetery in Kharkiv. © 2024 David Young/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images (Kyiv, May 2, 2024) – Russian forces appear to have executed at least 15 Ukrainian soldiers as they attempted to surrender, and possibly six more who were...

      German Chancellor’s Trip to China a Wasted Opportunity

      Click to expand Image German Chancellor Olaf Scholz sits opposite of Chinese President Xi Jinping during talks at the State Guest House in Beijing, China, April 16, 2024. © 2024 Michael Kappeler/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Photo Germany’s economy is very dependent on China, so expectations were low that Chancellor Olaf Scholz would place human...

      Explosive Weapons’ Dire Impact on Cultural Heritage

      Click to expand Image A statue of 18th-century Ukrainian philosopher and poet Hryhorii Skovoroda stands amidst the ruins of a museum and memorial dedicated to him in Skovorodynivka in the Kharkivska region of Ukraine. The building was destroyed when a munition fired by Russian forces hit the roof on May 6, 2022, sparking a major fire. © 2022...

      Global Failures on Healthcare Funding

      Click to expand Image A health worker checks her smartphone amid the coronavirus pandemic, at the intensive care unit of the Ana Francisca Perez de Leon II public Hospital in Caracas, Venezuela, March 27, 2021. © 2021 AP Photo/Matias Delacroix (Washington) – New data from the World Health Organization (WHO) shows that many governments around the...

      Birthday Behind Bars in Russia

      Click to expand Image The co-chair of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Memorial Human Rights Centre Oleg Orlov attends a court session for a new trial on charges of repeatedly discrediting the Russian military, Moscow, Russia, February 26, 2024. © 2024 Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Photo Today, leading Russian human rights defender Oleg Orlov turned...

      Russia: Shameful Pride in Torture of Terrorism Suspects

      Click to expand Image Federal Security Service officials bring Dalderjon Mirzoev, a suspect in the Crocus City Hall’s massacre, to the Basmanny District Court in Moscow on March 24, 2024. © 2024 Sefa Karacan/Anadolu via Getty Images (Berlin, March 29, 2024) – Russian authorities tortured, recorded, and shared recordings of the torture, of...