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  • Overfishing driving slavery on Thailand's seafood boats

    Urine pools under a bed where an emaciated Burmese man lies wearing only a T-shirt and a diaper.
  • Rights group says 1,500 sites of Syrian air attacks

    Human Rights Watch said Tuesday it has identified nearly 1,500 sites where the Syrian government has carried out indiscriminate air attacks over the past year using barrel bombs and other improvised weapons that have killed or injured thousands of people....

    Libya's forgotten human rights crisis

     Libya's forgotten human rights crisis
    Four years ago this month, the world came together to stop Moammar Kadafi as his security forces massacred peaceful demonstrators during the Arab Spring. The U.N. Security Council sanctioned Libya and referred the violence to the International Criminal...

    2 Thais who staged play found guilty of insulting monarchy

    A court in Thailand sentenced two theater activists to two and a half years in prison on Monday on charges of insulting the country's monarchy. The activists produced a play called "The Wolf Bride" about a fictional monarch and his adviser. It was...

    Rights group says Egypt airstrikes in Libya killed civilians

    A leading international human rights group said Monday that the Egyptian military failed to take the necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties during its airstrikes last week against what Cairo said were militant targets in Libya. Egypt launched...