#Human rights

  • Article: Attacks on Indigenous Land Defenders Surge Globally: Report

    Attacks on Indigenous Land Defenders Surge Globally: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|March 9, 2020

    The report indicates that attacks take place when governments fail to enforce laws. Read more

  • Article: Iranian Americans Report Being Detained at US-Canada Border for 10 Hours

    Iranian Americans Report Being Detained at US-Canada Border for 10 Hours

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 6, 2020

    Civil rights experts warn of the potential for civil rights abuses. Read more

  • Article: The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    The United Nations Reaffirms Its Support for Persecuted LGBTI Community

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brittany Quy|Oct. 8, 2019

    After more than 23,000 actions taken by Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Says These 4 Things Will Help End the US Border Crisis

    Angelina Jolie Says These 4 Things Will Help End the US Border Crisis

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 1, 2019

    “This is about more than just one border.” Read more

  • Article: UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 8, 2019

    “This should never happen anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    A 'Climate Apartheid' Is Right Around the Corner, UN Warns

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 25, 2019

    The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights offers a blistering rebuke to governments. Read more

  • Article: Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    "We took a big step towards true equality.” Read more

  • Article: Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba

    Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2019

    The country has made progress in recent years, but a backlash could be brewing. Read more