Category: Human Rights

USA: Immigration Raids Started in Different Cities

On Friday President Trump confirmed reports that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to conduct nationwide sweeps from Sunday to arrest thousands of undocumented im

New Zealand: First Round of Gun Return Begins

New Zealand has started the first of more than 250 gun buyback collections for banned military-style semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacres. P

Nicki Minaj Pulls out of Saudi Arabia Concert

Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia. The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women's rights, gay rights

USA: Children at the Border Dispossessed of Facilities

The US immigration system is failing to accommodate children and families seeking legal asylum. Experts say it is a manufactured crisis, designed to create a backlog, drive po

USA: Johnson & Johnson Faces Multibillion Opioids Lawsuit in Oklahoma

Johnson & Johnson, one of the world's largest drug manufacturers, has gone on trial in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the US state of Oklahoma. Johnson & Johnson th

Germany: Chancellor Merkel says Rightwing Extremism Must be Tackled ‘without taboo’

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said that the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism after the murder of a prominent politician. The arrest of a man

Uganda: Hundreds of Men Jailed for Sex Offences Against Women and Girls

During a month of special court sessions, to clear a backlog of cases hundreds of men in Uganda have been jailed for sexual offences against girls and women. According to the

USA: Virginia Beach Shooting Left 12 Dead

Shooting in a Virginia municipal building killed 12 people and injured 4 others. The incident left the whole city mourning. A gunman killed 12 people and injured at least four

Taiwan: Same-Sex Marriage Vote Looms

About two years ago, the constitutional court of Taiwan declared

Black Mama’s Bail Out Day

For the third year in a row, “Black Mama’s Bail Out Day” is raising money to bail out as many black women from jail as possible. The effort is taking place in dozens of