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.

Civil and Human Rights

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

Top Civil and Human Rights Articles

Displaying items 89-99
  • Israeli prime minister calls off West Bank bus segregation

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday canceled a plan that would have banned Palestinian laborers from riding on the same buses with Jewish settlers in the West Bank, just hours after it was announced — an embarrassing about-face that...
  • Nigeria: 579 soldiers and officers on trial

    Nearly 600 Nigerian officers and troops faced charges before a court-martial Wednesday, the army said. An unprecedented number of soldiers is believed to be on trial for alleged offenses related to the ongoing fight against an Islamic uprising in the...
  • Comic Chelsea Handler will be at Horseshoe Hammond

    Comedian, actress, author and television host Chelsea Handler, will perform stand-up comedy Sunday at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond. Handler is known for her E! Television network show, "Chelsea Lately" and for her five books that have...
  • Correction: Spain-Boy in Suitcase story

    In a story May 8 about Spanish police discovering a boy hidden in a suitcase at a North African border crossing, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the woman traveling with the boy was married to his father. The man and woman are not related....
  • Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more

    Wandering Eye: The right way to report on sexual assault, an update on SWAT culture, and more
    On Monday, The Sun published an article by Ian Duncan about a new report from Human Rights Watch, which "says retaliation against military service members who report sexual assaults has contributed to a culture of fear and silence." It's worth reading...
  • Correction: Ukraine-Russian Soldiers story

    In a story May 19 about two men identified as Russian soldiers who were captured in Ukraine, The Associated Press gave an incorrect last name for one of them on second reference. The man's last name is Alexandrov, not Smirnov. A corrected version of...
  • How Mona Eltahawy became a 'full-fledged feminist'

    In parts of the Middle East, some women are groped as a matter of course. There are men who feel free to run their hands over women, like they're buying produce, or a cow. Mona Eltahawy has endured that and much worse, as a young woman and as an...
  • China denying passports to restrict critics, minorities

    Hand your passport to police or it will be canceled, read the notice to all 4.4 million residents of far-northwestern China's Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture. The demand would now seem outrageous to most Chinese, who more than a decade since passport...
  • UN chief says North Korea cancels invitation to visit

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that North Korea has canceled an invitation for him to visit a factory park in the country that is the last major cooperation project between the rival Koreas. Ban had previously said that he wanted to go...
  • McConnell sets trade promotion authority endgame in motion

    WASHINGTON After a series of dueling objections, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell moved Tuesday evening to limit debate on the Trade Promotion Authority bill that's a top priority for himself and President Barack Obama, but the endgame was far...
  • Islamic State group enters Syrian town of Palmyra, nears ancient ruins

    Islamic State group enters Syrian town of Palmyra, nears ancient ruins
    Islamic State fighters have pushed into the Syrian town of Palmyra, home to famed 2,000-year-old ruins, and are clashing with government troops in residential areas. The militants entered from the north and have not reached the UNESCO world heritage...