Human Rights

 
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The Iran deal: A moral failure

By Nate Madden
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Iran | Now that diplomats from around the world have reached a deal regarding Iran’s continuation of its nuclear enrichment efforts, many will lament the missed…

UN passes pro-family resolution without U.S. support

By Kiley Crossland
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United Nations | The United Nations Human Rights Council passed a resolution in support of the traditional family in early July. The vote—29 in support and 14 against, with…

China detains 50 human rights lawyers

By June Cheng
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China | The Chinese government summoned or detained about 50 human rights lawyers across the country Friday and Saturday, the largest of crackdown of its kind in the…

New York judge considers giving chimps human rights

By Sarah Wedel
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Human Rights | Two chimpanzees are trying to escape the Concrete Jungle. The Nonhuman Rights Project filed a lawsuit on behalf of the two chimpanzees being kept  for…

Pastor’s family wins $330M case against North Korea

By Sophia Lee
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Human Rights | U.S. court orders Pyongyang to pay for abducting, torturing, and killing Kim Dong-shik

The hypocrisy of Indiana’s corporate critics

By Jamie Dean
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Religious Liberty | Apple, Eli Lilly, and others make billions in countries that oppress and abuse citizens, including homosexuals

Silent suffering

By Samen Feumba
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Lifestyle | Uncovering abuse at Muslim schools in Senegal

True lies

By Sophia Lee
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North Korea | North Korean escapee Shin Dong-hyuk has recanted important parts of his harrowing story, raising questions about what role trauma plays when it comes to…

North Korea releases American detainee

By Lynde Langdon
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North Korea | North Korea has released American detainee Jeffrey Fowle, who was arrested there nearly six months ago, the State Department said Tuesday. Fowle, 56, of…

Man challenges Belgium’s euthanasia law after mom’s death

By Andrew Branch
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Euthanasia | Tom Mortier is taking Belgium to Europe’s highest court for allowing doctors to euthanize his depressed mother and waiting to notify him until the next day.

Fleeing hell

Fleeing hell

By Daniel James Devine & Sophia Lee
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North Korea | North Korean defectors are shedding light on dark human rights abuses in their native land—and some are telling of the light they found

How do you solve a problem like North Korea?

By Janie B. Cheaney
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North Korea | As WORLD reported last week, special commission of the UN Human Rights Council has produced a damning report about human rights abuses in North Korea. The…

 
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