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China: HRF Publishes Report by Missing Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

China: HRF Publishes Report by Missing Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

HRF Publishes Report by Missing Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng: The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) has published Gao Zhisheng’s “2016 Human Rights Report for China.” Gao is a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer who was imprisoned in his home in Shaanxi Province in...
Russia: Reject ‘Foreign Agents’ Media Bill

Russia: Reject ‘Foreign Agents’ Media Bill

Reject ‘Foreign Agents’ Media Bill: Draft legislation pending in the Russian parliament to impose restrictions on foreign media would further undermine media freedom in Russia, Human Rights Watch said today. Parliament should reject the law as incompatible with...
RUSSIA: Muslim prisoner of conscience tortured

RUSSIA: Muslim prisoner of conscience tortured

Muslim prisoner of conscience tortured: Russian prisoner of conscience Yevgeny Kim, who was jailed on 19 June for three years and nine months for meeting to study Muslim theologian Said Nursi’s works, was tortured in pre-trial detention. No arrest or trials...
UN CONDEMNS IRAN’S HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS FOR 30TH TIME

UN CONDEMNS IRAN’S HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS FOR 30TH TIME

UN CONDEMNS IRAN’S HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS FOR 30TH TIME: A committee of the United Nations General Assembly today condemned Iran for its continuing violations of human rights, the 30th such resolution since 1985. By a vote of 83 to 30 with 68 abstentions, the Third...