It's been 60 years since the massacre of 69 unarmed civilians by the South African apartheid state. Here's how the killings changed the way the world thinks about human rights.
To bring about genuine change, middle-power countries like Canada must adopt a leadership role in pursuing an ethical agenda to ensure the security and survival of humanity.
Is Canada ready to lead?
A group of 37 countries, including North Korea, Russia and Saudia Arabia, signed a letter in support of China's human rights record.
Before 1945 and the United Nations Charter, human rights simply did not exist in international law.
Last week a Russian, Sergei Skrynnikov, was charged with “participating in an extremist organization" because he is allegedly a Jehovah’s Witness.
Interpol red notices play an important part in international policing. Here's how they work and how the system could be improved to safeguard human rights.
China is influential, but would not have succeeded in changing the UN human rights system without quiet consent from countries who wished to trade with it, including Canada.