IPS’s Netfa Freeman speaks about the 2016 report of the United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent from their fact finding mission assessing human rights conditions of African/Black people in the U.S.
Despite a generally abysmal human rights record, North Korea has shown improvement in one specific area: disability rights.
If only Muslims reach out to help the Rohingya, the international community will suffer another blow to its reputation.
In Saudi Arabia, the president ratcheted up his anti-Iran alliance with Arab dictators.
If the Senate took the United Nations seriously, they would insist on a serious diplomat, Bennis told the Real News Network.
Human rights NGOs urge rejection of CETA, RCEP, TPP, TTIP, EU-Vietnam FTA.
Support of civil and human rights will drive the millennial voice in the upcoming presidential election.
State and local governments should enact Economic Bills of Rights to redefine human rights for the 21st century.
The Obama administration has approved another $1.15 billion in weapons to the Saudi regime, even as it continues to bomb Doctors Without Borders-run hospitals.
In an interview with MSNBC, Phyllis Bennis says Trump’s speech was reminiscent of Nixon’s call when he was running for president and said, ‘I have a secret plan to end the war.’
Two of Palestine’s leading human rights defenders will discuss conditions on the ground, the status of human rights and their violations, and the future facing Palestinians, moderated by IPS’s Phyllis Bennis.
Report – Mining, Corporate Social Responsiblity, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador
This report will be presented at OceanaGold’s office in Melbourne on Thursday, the 36th anniversary of the murder of Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero.
Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador
This study finds that OceanaGold’s attempt to rebrand its proposed gold mine in El Salvador through the use of a company-sponsored foundation at the local level is deceitful, disrespectful and dangerous
An Open Letter to Secretary of State John Kerry regarding the Murder of Honduran Indigenous and Environmental Activist Berta Cáceres
Over 200 Organizations Call on Secretary Kerry to Support Independent Investigation into Murder of Honduran Environmental and Indigenous Rights Activist Berta Caceres.
Human rights advocates, diplomats, scholars, authors, and grassroots activists come together in this first-of-its-kind international summit examining Saudi-U.S. relations.