Dozens of Muslim-majority countries are asking the UN's International Criminal Court to investigate and prosecute a 2017 massacre in Myanmar that killed an estimated 10,000 Rohingya Muslims.
At the heart of the debate is that most fundamental question: what does it mean to be human?
From mass climate change movements to cultural genocide of Uighurs in China, here are some of the headline human rights moments that captured Australia’s attention.
The country's national interest and human rights remain the two topics bedevilling South Africa's foreign policy.
Our 2018 research on the implementation of the new disability law shows that policymakers are still reluctant to implement the law.
What the UK's main political parties have pledged on foreign policy in their manifestos.
All 36 states in Nigeria must adopt the Child Rights Act to safeguard their children.
A series of brazen, highly visible attacks by Mexican drug cartels have killed at least 50 people in the past month, terrorizing citizens and making the government look weak on crime.
To address homophobia in Uganda, sexual rights must draw on the need for justice and social obligation.
Guaranteed internet access is now crucial for everyone to equally exercise their political rights.
In a recent survey, a majority of Chinese migrants said they rarely share negative stories about Australia on their social media platforms, and actually side with Australia more on human rights.
Tanzania's government must focus on the drivers of teenage pregnancy, which are entirely overlooked in current punitive policies, instead of expelling and arresting schoolgirls.
The Democratic Alliance’s problems can be traced back to the politicisation of race, which has persisted even after the dawn of democracy in 1994.
Mining companies and some heritage consultants don't understand the sacredness attached to ancestral remains, and the meaning of land in African communities.
A new study examined what the UK priorities – and sidelines – at the UN Human Rights Council.
To break the cycle of poverty and malnutrition, the government needs to ensure that children have access to sufficient healthy food.
Expert in immigration and asylum spoke with migrants who’ve travelled to the UK on the back of a lorry.
The UK has signed 15 trade agreements, covering 46 countries. Most fail to cover human rights issues.
Serious challenges lie ahead for Botswana's governing party as it celebrates retaining power.
Hunger affects people's health. It also affects their dignity and their ability to live full and productive lives.