South Sudan: Army Recruited Child Soldiers in Latest Fighting – HRW
South Sudan: Army Recruited Child Soldiers in Latest Fighting – HRW

[VOA]The international human rights organization, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says South Sudan’s army used child soldiers during recent…

Irom Sharmila arrested again for continuing hunger strike
Irom Sharmila arrested again for continuing hunger strike

Two days after her release from jail, human rights activist Irom Sharmila was on Friday rearrested in Imphal after she continued to protest…

Africa: UN Rights Chief Lambasts UN Security Council for Inaction On Global Crises
Africa: UN Rights Chief Lambasts UN Security Council for Inaction On Global Crises

[VOA]United Nations -Outgoing U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay has scolded the United Nations Security Council for its lack of action on…

Hands Up Don’t Shoot Demands
Hands Up Don’t Shoot Demands

Hands Up Don’t Shoot Demands Immediate Local Demands Swift and impartial investigation by the Department of Justice into the Michael Brown…

A Celebration for the Life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. – (27/29) – Words from Friends
A Celebration for the Life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. – (27/29) – Words from Friends

Part 27 of 29 Featured Speakers: Friend from the Poor People’s Economic & Human Rights Campaign; and Marsha Lynn Battle of Marsha…

HRW urges Bahrain to scrap law on revoking citizenship
HRW urges Bahrain to scrap law on revoking citizenship

Human Rights Watch has in a statement called on the Bahraini regime to repeal laws that allow revoking the nationalities of dissidents. The…

Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel
Top Journalists and Lawyers: NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and Right to Counsel

Photo Credit: Human Rights Watch To do their jobs properly, journalists and lawyers sometimes need to be able to keep information private from the…

DD National #handsup Call-To-Action Today!
DD National #handsup Call-To-Action Today!

Police officers are sworn to serve and protect us–but they are literally killing our people in our communities. We must take…