RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Human Rights

A collection of news and information related to Human Rights published by this site and its partners.

Top Human Rights Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Oscar de la Renta remembered for his elegant designs, generosity

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar de la Renta, the legendary fashion designer who dressed first ladies and Hollywood stars during a career that spanned five decades, was remembered on Tuesday for his exquisite style, generous heart and tireless philanthropy....
  • U.S. floats cutting tobacco from part of Pacific trade pact -sources

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has floated excluding tobacco products from a key section of a 12-nation Pacific trade deal and signaled it may present a formal proposal to trading partners at talks in Australia, sources briefed on the...
  • Man, woman stoned to death for adultery in Syria: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A man and a woman have been stoned to death for adultery in separate executions in jihadist-controlled areas of Syria, a monitoring group reported on Tuesday. The man was executed in Idlib province in an area controlled by Islamist...
  • Ebola visa ban carries unresolved questions, experts say

    To suspend visas for people from Ebola-afflicted West African countries, the Obama administration would turn to a provision in immigration law that has never been used to bar travel from an entire country and would bring a long set of legal questions that...
  • Purely military action in Syria could fuel extremism: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned on Tuesday that using only military means to fight the threat of Islamic State in Syria could radicalize more Sunni armed groups and spark greater violence. "Our long-term...
  • Deerfield backs adding e-cigarettes to indoor smoking ban

    Deerfield backs adding e-cigarettes to indoor smoking ban
    Deerfield trustees support regulating electronic cigarettes like other tobacco products. On Monday night, the village board considered the "first reading" of the new village law, which notes that e-cigarettes "remain unregulated at the federal level,...
  • Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday. The journalists were convicted in July on charges of aiding a terrorist...
  • Syria air force strikes 200 times in 36 hours: monitor

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian air force carried out more than 200 air strikes around the country in the past 36 hours, a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday, a rapid increase in government raids as U.S.-led forces bomb Islamist insurgents elsewhere....
  • Talenfeld starts law firm focusing on at-risk kids

    Talenfeld starts law firm focusing on at-risk kids
    Howard Talenfeld, a prominent children's rights attorney, has launched a new law firm that will focus on protecting the rights of at-risk children. Clients of Talenfeld Law will include children who are physically and sexually abused, medically fragile,...
  • Children's Latino Film Fest At Library, Cinestudio

    Children's Latino Film Fest At Library, Cinestudio
    The fifth annual Greater Hartford Children's Latino Film Festival is this weekend, Oct. 24 and 25, in two Hartford locations with films in three categories: Tiny Tots (ages 3 to 7), Young Globetrotters (ages 8 to 13) and Human Rights for All (ages 8 to...
  • From opera house to House of Commons, Diaspora Jews are the target

    The opera "The Death of Klinghoffer" opened this week in New York. Rightly castigated for its invocation of unpleasant Jewish stereotypes and its apologia for the Palestinian terrorists' murder of an elderly Jewish tourist in a wheelchair, its staging for...