#Human Rights

  • Article: Journalists Who Covered Myanmar Rohingya Massacre Jailed for 7 Years
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    Journalists Who Covered Myanmar Rohingya Massacre Jailed for 7 Years

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 3, 2018

    “This is a sad day for Myanmar.” Read more

  • Article: Argentinian Police Officer Celebrated for Breastfeeding a Crying Baby
    Girls & Women

    Argentinian Police Officer Celebrated for Breastfeeding a Crying Baby

    By Jana SepehrErica Sanchez  and  Dana Brandes-Simon|Aug. 22, 2018

    A female police officer was embraced — and praised — for her efforts. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Seeks Country's First Execution of Female Human Rights Activist
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    Saudi Arabia Seeks Country's First Execution of Female Human Rights Activist

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 22, 2018

    She is the first female human rights activist to face capital punishment. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Feminists Launch Underground Internet Radio Show
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Feminists Launch Underground Internet Radio Show

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 20, 2018

    Topics include domestic violence, the male guardianship system, and greater women’s rights. Read more

  • Article: 11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand
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    11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    The 41-year-old husband was fined, but authorities have yet to press charges. Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ Groups Banned From Organizing Around the World: Report
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    LGBTQ Groups Banned From Organizing Around the World: Report

    Aug. 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In 55 countries, LGBTQ organizations exist but are denied state authorization. Read more

  • Article: Human Rights Group Urges Against Plan to Move Rohingya to Uninhabited Island
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    Human Rights Group Urges Against Plan to Move Rohingya to Uninhabited Island

    Aug. 7, 2018|Voice of America

    Rohingya refugees are being pushed out of Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: Amal Clooney Scholarship Winner Aims to Fight Child Marriage and Rape
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    Amal Clooney Scholarship Winner Aims to Fight Child Marriage and Rape

    Aug. 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Winners are chosen based on their academic performance and interest in human rights. Read more