human rights


Judge Sentences Human Rights Lawyer for Criminal Contempt

Outside, the protesters were united in support of Donziger, who has waged a three-decade-long legal battle against Chevron for polluting Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest and killing potentially thousands of mostly indigenous Ecuadorian people.


In pursuit of spiritual freedom

Falun Gong practitioners find freedom in the United States.


Tackling child slavery in Haiti

Haiti ranks second on the 2013 Global Slavery Index of countries where human trafficking is an issue. Child slavery is a significant part of the problem.


Killing of Shia people in Pakistan takes toll on Pakistani American families

According to Human Rights Watch, more than 800 Shias have been killed since 2012.