#Human rights

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

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

    By Joe McCarthyErica Sanchez  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 8, 2019

    “This should never happen anywhere.” Read more

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

    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
    Citizenship

    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
    Citizenship

    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

  • Article: George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People
    Citizenship

    George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    "Are we really going to help fund the murder of innocent citizens?" Read more

  • Article: Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|March 11, 2019

    Thousands of girls get married in the US each year. Read more

  • Article: 33 Sex Trafficking Arrests Made Following Super Bowl Crackdown
    Citizenship

    33 Sex Trafficking Arrests Made Following Super Bowl Crackdown

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 1, 2019

    Advocacy groups dispute the claim that the Super Bowl causes more human trafficking. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways You Can Take Action on Human Rights Day
    Citizenship

    5 Ways You Can Take Action on Human Rights Day

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 10, 2018

    “We are born ‘free and equal,’ but millions of people on this planet do not stay free and equal.” Read more