Staging the spectacle in Qatar has raised rights issues and concerns about the heat. But away from the controversy, there will be the usual mix of sporting moments, supporters’ joy and heartache.
French has historically been a language of human rights. That’s why the Québec government should promote it as a tool of a human rights-based civic education, not force it on newcomers.
Despite America’s deep divisions, the electioneering showed democracy’s resilience. This should be a boost for democracy advocates across Africa.
In 2018, Africa accounted for 70% of the world’s people displaced by armed conflict and human rights abuses.
Iranian protesters aren’t satisfied winning small battles within the Islamic regime. Their aim is a revolution that will result in universal human rights.
Many people accept the Egyptian government’s restrictions on freedoms, for a variety of conflicting reasons.
Moderating content is a box that still needs to be ticked.
People don’t give up their right to be mobile or their right to make decisions about their lives simply because they are forced to flee untenable circumstances.
Regulating the sex work industry is the only way to protect sex workers from abuse and violence.
Politics in Ghana is heavily influenced by the Christian majority of the population.
A co-laureate of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize, the founder of the human rights centre Viasna is the fourth person in the history of the Nobel to receive this award while in prison.
Humanitarian organisations have been calling on Frontex to leave the country for months.
Australia is one of the last nations holding out against legislating the human right to a healthy environment
Every day, tens of thousands of American prisoners are locked up in solitary confinement. This is how that looks for those behind bars, and those guarding them.
Memorial embodies resistance to the radical evil of modern totalitarianism.
Imprisoned Belarus activist Ales Bialiatski, Russian human rights organisation Memorial and the Center for Civil Liberties in Ukraine have shared the award.
To fully implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Canada must engage in genuine and inclusive law reform.
An energy crisis means the world is less likely to call out Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses, an expert argues.
Kenya has not carried out the death penalty since 1987, but executions could resume while the law remains on the books.
The Chinese government’s action in Xinjiang may constitute crimes against humanity, says a long awaited report from UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.