Whistle blowers in South Africa don't get the support they deserve.This includes lack of legislative backing as well as support from society, employers and professional bodies.
The Trump administration's overt transgressions of international norms embolden other world leaders to violate human rights.
A logical fallacy presents in the analysis on parties who were involved with 1965 case.
While restrictions on civil and political liberties may be necessary to protect lives, human rights law requires that they go no further than what's strictly necessary to achieve this goal.
A ground-breaking court case in the Netherlands could influence the way Canadian courts rule on the government's actions on climate change.
My analysis of 3,000 pages of secret internal military documents strengthens findings pointing to the Indonesian military's involvement in the 1965-66 genocide.
Why haven't international and European human rights organisations done more to protect the human rights of Belarusians?
Governments face a wicked "balancing" exercise involving a novel deadly pathogen. But it is very likely some laws and decisions have overreached, and important human rights have been displaced.
The use of incitement around protests poses new and complex legal questions.
The court prosecutes genocide, torture and grave wartime abuses worldwide. Trump's executive order imposes on its lawyers and judges the kind of sanctions usually used on foreign terrorists.
The government claims the bill is needed to make detention centres safer. But it would strip away a vital lifeline for people already 200 times more likely to self-harm than the Australian community.
Letters between a British author and an Indonesian political prisoner led to the creation of a fund in support of 'prisoners of conscience'.
The time is long past that Pretoria's admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe's leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
With a dramatic drop in bookings, volunteer tourism projects in developing countries have been hit hard, affecting local economies which depend heavily on volunteer spending and help.
We all have the right to refuse medical treatment, but the government could penalise those who refuse a COVID-19 vaccine.
A commission set up by the US Secretary of State says religious freedom and property rights should be elevated above other rights. It has prompted concern from faith-based and secular critics alike.
Suffering a pandemic and the aftermath of a war that killed 50 million, the world in 1920 faced a turning point as it negotiated a new political order. As today, the key issue was racial inequality.
Research shows that governments, more often than not, shut down the internet to hide gross violations of human rights.
Indonesia has frequently obstructed global human rights enforcement by rejecting proposals to strengthen the UNHRC and blocking the council's requests to assess the human rights situation in Papua.
As more choices become theoretically available to prospective parents, it's important to understand their rights.