Map. History of Human Rights conflict

26 September 2018
Now House Ethics Committee says it is taking a look at Rep. Trent Franks
Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove signs bill to legalize same-sex marriage, making Australia the 29th country to do so
Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks is expected to resign - likely tied to unspecified allegations of inappropriate behavior.
9 måned siden
Harold Ford Jr. fired from Morgan Stanley over misconduct.
Senator Al Franken, in essence: I admit to nothing. I champion women. I will not be silent. But I am resigning. And oh the irony that Trump remains in power.
Sen. Al Franken has announced his resignation from the Senate in the coming weeks.
Franken on allegations of sexual misconduct: "I was shocked. I was upset. But in responding to their claims, I wanted to be respectful of that broader conversation because all women deserve to be heard and their experience taken seriously."
"I am proud that during my time in the senate I have used my power to be a champion of women." — Al Franken
Sen. Franken to make an announcement amid sexual harassment allegations
9 måned siden
Erdoğan: I told Mr. Tsipras that justice delayed is justice denied over the extradition of FETÖ terror suspects in Greece, who attempted to topple our democracy and killed 251 people
Saudi Arabia hosts first concert by a female performer in the country's history
9 måned siden
Mistura: humanitarian situation in besieged rebel enclave, East Ghouta is very concerning
Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriage across nation, 1st weddings expected in February.
9 måned siden
Human rights ombudsman Moskalkova continues to press for govt to open criminal case into Chechnya's gay purge
Bernie Sanders: Sen. Franken has said that he will be making an announcement about his political future tomorrow. The right thing is for him to resign.
Sen Dianne Feinstein: It's clear the American people don't look lightly on these kinds of actions, no matter who they're committed by, and the number of complaints against Senator Franken is a concern. I think resignation is the right thing for him to do.
9 måned siden
@SenatorBurr then raises concerns that innocent people could suffer - draws link to wave of sexual harassment allegations
@TomPerez: Sen. Al Franken should step down. Everyone must share the responsibility of building a culture of trust and respect for women in every industry and workplace, and that includes our party.
Sen. Bob Casey becomes first male senator to call for Franken to step down. Total count is eight.
Sen Kamala Harris D-CA calls for Franken to resign
Another woman, a former Democratic aide, says Sen Al Franken tried to forcibly kiss her in 2006.
9 måned siden
Just hours before another flight is supposed to leave for Kabul, German Interior Minister deMaizière defends Germany's controversial decision to deport failed .
NATO is working to improve gender balance within the organization -"This is not only the right thing to do but also the smart thing to do" – @gottemoeller
9 måned siden
President of the Philippines Duterte says human rights activists should be given valium
@IvankaTrump: Per @CommerceGov Women In STEM update Computer Science has become much more male dominated over the past 6 years with men more than 2x as likely as women to have countryside degrees (despite the fact that women earn 23% more in STEM jobs than elsewhere).
EU High Representative @FedericaMog says people were skeptical NATO and EU would truly improve their practical cooperation after years of unfulfilled promises. She and @jensstoltenberg are announcing a new list of common tasks, their second such list, including on hybrid threats and women's issue
Longest-serving member of US Congress Conyers retires after sex harassment claims
9 måned siden
Austria's top court allows same-sex marriage
9 måned siden
Possible 'elements of genocide' in Myanmar: UN rights chief
UN human rights chief Zeid says Rohingya continuing to flee Rakhine state in Myanmar, condemns "widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal attacks" by Myanmar security
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