The Justice Department asks the Supreme Court to let the transgender military ban take effect
Khamenei: Today the world is full of oppression, lies and deception. The flag of HumanRights is carried by biggest enemies of human rights. A human is still deprived of a livelihood only for their black skin. Only for being black, police brutally beats them up. 20/8/1997 JazmineHeadley
EU Parliament has overwhelmingly passed a resolution calling on Iran to "immediately and unconditionally" release leading rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh. The resolution also expresses "its sympathy for and solidarity" with campaign against forced hijab law. @RikardJozwiak
Independent Ontario watchdog who has been reviewing the Thunder Bay police force recommends that at least 9 deaths of Indigenous people be reinvestigated. He also cites a 'crisis of trust' in the northwestern Ontario city:
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Kashmiri women rally in support of independence for Kashmir.
Jordan cut the water supply to Rukban camp
Treasury sanctions North Korean officials and entities in response to the government's serious human rights abuses and censorship
Marrakesh: non-binding pact on migration adopted
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Two Israeli women wounded, 1 critical, in shooting attack in Shomron.
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Mindanao's first Pride March parade held in Cagayan de Oro city
Human rights activist Ludmila Alexeyeva (91) died.
12 women found in Columbus, Ohio home identified as possible victims of human trafficking - 10TV
A Georgian politician who used a homophobic slur against a queer activist on TV has been fined ₾1 ($0.37) by Tbilisi City Court. While the ruling set a precedent, the plaintiff, Levan Berianidze, said it could give the green light for homophobia.
Iraqi Human Rights Commission: Security Forces arrest 6 protesters in Basra City and injure others while using live ammunition to breakup protest.
resigns as California Democratic Party chair amid sexual misconduct allegations
Preliminary results show Zurabichvili in the lead by 10%. Georgia may have its first female president
So far Sanders has dodged or declined to answer every question at this briefing except whether the administration actually wants to see children and women tear gassed. (It doesn't.)
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Hundreds of Bulgarians marched in Sofia calling for more public engagement and political action to tackle the problem of violence against women.
The police are engaged in investigation into an assassination attempt on Mashidat Omaraskhabova, Meritorious Artist of Dagestan, who got a bullet wound near her house in Makhachkala.
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Police in Istanbul has taken security measures due to November 25 International Day for the Elimination of ViolenceAgainstWomen march on Istiklal Avenue.
Students of Sulaimani University protest shortage of services and insults against female students
Human Rights @hrw on Iran's Mounting Crackdown on Teachers, Labor Activists :12 Teachers Arrested Since Nov11, 30 More Summoned and Interrogated
Lebanese security services arrested @zamanalwsl reporter in Arsal's refugee camps following his latest report over 20 Syrian refugee women who were aborted in Arsal due to polluted water, editor-in-chief @fathibayoud said Wednesday.
Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez: Legislation on Saudi Arabia's accountability for human rights should be passed
Dozens of migrants have been forced off a cargo vessel by Libyan authorities in the port of Misrata after refusing to disembark over fears of abuses, in a move decried by human rights groups
In 33 locations across the Norway, thousands demonstrate against changes in the abortion act. "Do not touch the abortion law!"
EU human rights court calls on Turkey to release former HDP co-chair @hdpdemirtas
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Dr. Tamara O'Neal, along with two others, were shot by a gunman at Chicago's Mercy Hospital. She was murdered by her former fiancé. She recently broke off an engagement with him.
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Four women are running for seats on a local council in Anjarah, western Aleppo. Supported by the Syrian Feminist Society (SFS), the candidates have displayed campaign banners around the town—an unusual move in the conservative area
Francoist demonstrators try to assault three FEMEN activists who protested the march