Uzbekistan: Prison, Torture for Critics

(Warsaw) – Human rights activists, journalists, and others imprisoned by the Uzbek government on politically motivated charges suffer torture and abysmal prison conditions. More...

Olympics: Host City Contracts To Ban Bias

Some countries try to use the prestige of mega-sporting events to cover up their poor human rights records, so banning discrimination in host city contracts could have wide-ranging, More...

Australia/Cambodia: Deal Puts Refugees at Risk

Australia’s deal with Cambodia will send people to a country that has a terrible record for protecting refugees and is mired in serious human rights abuses. Australia should More...

Children’s Rights – A Short Video-Primer

Diverse thoughts on children’s rights are presented in this short video produced by PhilRights in connection with a larger project that looked into the situation of the More...

Teen Pregnancy in the Philippines: Rising and Alarming

There are problems when a girl who is still a child herself gets pregnant and gives birth to another child. These include the risks of pregnancy-related complications, stigma More...

US: Action to Help End LGBT Workplace Discrimination

President Obama’s executive order barring workplace discrimination by federal contractors on the basis of sexual orientation More...

Brazil: Raise Rights Issues at BRICS Summit

(São Paulo, July 15, 2014) – Brazil should speak out in support of human rights in Russia and Russia’s independent More...

Creating Opportunities through Inclusive Education

On 23 September 2014, CBM spoke at the Open-up! workshop on inclusive education. Lars Bosselmann, Advocacy...

Launch of the 2013/4 EFA Global Monitoring Report

Ms. Churairat Sangboonnum, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Thailand and Secretary-General, Thai National Commission for...

Deaf role models in Africa: Kenya chapter documentary

Rose lost her hearing at the age of eight. Despite that, she embraced the new challenge...

The Declaration of Cyber-Martial Law: Examining the Provisions of the Cybercrime Prevention Act from a Human Rights Perspective

Atty. Karen Pimentel Simbulan The interest of society and the maintenance of good government demand a full More...

2013 Human Rights Situationer: Task Force Detainees of the Philippines

The election of Benigno Simeon Aquino III as the country’s 15th president sparked hope among the people. For one, his campaign..

Bahrain: Rehabilitate Torture Victims

Bahrain should provide victims of torture with physical and psychological rehabilitation, Human Rights Watch and other human rights groups said today,..

Tiger Images Confirm Importance of Transboundary Landscapes

Tiger conservation efforts are paying off at the landscape level, even where national borders are present across More...

Leonardo DiCaprio Presented with Clinton Global Citizen Award by WWF’s Carter Roberts

Academy Award nominated actor, environmentalist and WWF Board member Leonardo DiCaprio was presented with a prestigious Clinton Global Citizen Award for..

Coal: Darkness in the Lignite era

Coal, known as “King coal” or “black gold” for its historic economic influence, is also known as the “dirtiest fuel,” the..

HUMAN RIGHTS FORUM October 2011

KALUNOS-LUNOS Ito ang kalagayan ng mga Katutubo dito sa Pilipinas, ayon sa ulat ng United Nations Development Program (UNDP). Ayon sa..

UNDER THE SHARP LENS

This two-part publication discusses the important role of M&D in the promotion and protection of human rights (Book I) and reports..

Eritrea: UN Names Commission of Inquiry

The flow of Eritrean youth fleeing the country shows that the persistent, alarming patterns of serious human rights violations in Eritrea..