: Gina Haspel is one step closer to leading our brave men and women at the CIA. She is exceptionally qualified and the Senate should confirm her immediately. We need her to keep our great country safe. ConfirmGina
In Zaporizhzhya, during a rally in support of LGBT, activists against rally threw a firecracker: a policeman was injured
Authorities in Lebanon detained the organizer of Beirut pride week parade and made him sign pledge to cancel all events a few days into the celebration
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The next Iraqi government must ensure that the rights of all Iraq's communities are protected, and that Iraqi women participate fully in the political process
ICC prosecutor vows to 'take any action warranted' over Gaza violence
UN Human Rights spokesman says threat of Palestinians approaching the Gaza fence is not sufficient grounds for the use of live ammunition by Israeli troops
KCNA: "The human rights performance is the most serious problem in the world where many countries and nations and differing ideologies and systems coexist."
US blocks request for independent Gaza inquiry at UN, diplomats tell AFP
US first lady Melania Trump hospitalized for surgery for "benign" kidney condition
Kansas governor signs bill banning police officers from having sex with people they pull over during traffic stops.
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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.