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Haspel promises in prepared testimony, if confirmed as @CIA director, not to engage in torture: "I can offer you my personal commitment, clearly and without reservation, that under my leadership CIA will not restart such a detention and interrogation program"
Israel has refused to renew the work visa of @hrw Israel/Palestine director @OmarSShakir saying he has "worked consistently, prominently and continuously to promote boycotts against the State of Israel and international companies investing in Israel."
#Colombia 7 children rescued as a result of the case of the abused baby of Bogotá
: "The Great Revolt" by Salena Zito and Brad Todd does much to tell the story of our great Election victory. The Forgotten Men and Women are forgotten no longer.
Iowa governor signs into law 'heartbeat' abortion ban, strictest in the US
: All of us here today are united by the same timeless values. We believe that our liberty is a gift from our creator, and that no Government can ever take it away. We believe in the rule of law - and we support the men and women of law enforcement. We have pride in our history
Kansas lawmakers approve adoption bill seen as anti-LGBT
This year's Nobel prize for literature has been postponed after a sexual assault scandal at the Swedish Academy, organisers announce
Swedish Academy abolished the Nobel Prize in literature this year following sex abuse allegations
Military Advocate General Sharon Afek has been promoted to General, the first openly gay man to get top Israeli army rank.
KCNA: "By making public 'human rights report' every year, the U.S. seeks to always maintain its hegemonic position in human rights issue, place other countries in the dock and prevent its own hideous human rights situation from being questioned."
: I have been briefed on the U.S. C-130 "Hercules" cargo plane from the Puerto Rico National Guard that crashed near Savannah Hilton Head International Airport. Please join me in thoughts and prayers for the victims, their families and the great men and women of the National Guard.
President @UKenyatta: Let us keep our men and women in uniform in prayers and in your deliberations. If Somalia remains unsettled, South Sudan remains in crisis #StateOfTheNation
Hungary's handling of migrants has been heavily criticized in a report by the Council of Europe, the continent's main watchdog for democracy and human rights.
Pentagon just held a briefing with four senior defense officials speaking on newly released sexual assault numbers. Long table set up for them to sit. A couple dozen reporters huddled around them. Press briefing room was down the hallway, empty and dark.
Downing Street says International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt will take on ministerial responsibility for women and equalities previously held by Amber Rudd
An 8-year-old girl allegedly raped by a relative in Sitapur's Kamlapur. The girl is admitted to hospital in critical condition
'Urgent actions' needed to address violence against Indigenous women and girls in Canada, says UN rapporteur:
The jury has reached a verdict in the Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial.
Latest on Toronto van attack that killed 10 people and injured 14, mostly women according to police. A Facebook post linked to the suspect points to insular, misogynistic world of 'incels'
The US is in no position to lecture on human rights, says North Korea
An Indian guru with millions of followers is found guilty of raping a teenage devotee on the pretext of ridding her of evil spirits, a lawyer for the victim says
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@hrw finds Israel's repeated razing of Palestinian schools may be war crime. 44 schools slated for demolition. Condemnation not enough- states should investigate individual criminal liability of Israeli officials and prosecute.
KCNA: "For the U.S. to take issue with 'human rights' issue in other countrieswhile shelving the hideous human rights performance in its own country, where all sorts of injustice, deprivation of rights and social evils stalk, is a wanton distortion of genuine human rights."
KCNA: "The U.S. State Department published 'country report on human rights for 2017' on April 20. The U.S. takes issue with human rights performance in other countries by publishing the country report every year as if it were a 'human rights judge'."
An investigation has been launched by police in Saraland, Alabama, after video surfaced of two white police officers throwing a black woman to the ground at a Waffle House, and in the process exposing her breasts
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Women rally in Kazerun city against government
Japan's vice finance minister denies sexual misconduct allegations against him and challenges TV station's report that its employee was a victim
Japanese Ministry of Finance official will quit after sexual harassment accusations