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PRESS RELEASE: Increasing concern over arrest of human rights activists in...

Dr Abdul Jalil Al-Singace, leader of Bahraini human rights group, arrested at airport after speaking at House of Lords and meeting with Amnesty International.  Other Bahraini activists also arrested in an expanding crackdown.

Forwarded Alert: India – Human Rights Violations in Kashmir

A cycle of violence has erupted again in India’s troubled Kashmir valley since 11th June 2010 with the shooting to death of a schoolboy by Indian troops.

ALERT: UK – Oppose Full Body Scanners at UK airports

IHRC urges all to take part in the UK government’s consultation over its use of the airport body scanners.

Forwarded Alert: Tunisia – Obstructions to an independent judiciary hamper human...

Tunisia needs a truly independent judiciary to reverse its worsening record on human rights and treatment of prisoners of opinion.

UN rights boss urges Egypt to stop shooting migrants


GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations' human rights chief accused Egypt on Tuesday of shooting unarmed African migrants trying to enter Israel via the Sinai Desert and said 60 of them had been killed since July 2007.

RIGHTS-US: New York ”Terror” Detainee in Draconian Conditions

As the planned closing of the U.S. military's detention centre at Guantanamo Bay draws nearer, human rights activists are raising questions about the treatment of detainees

Samantha Power and the Weaponization of Human Rights

The intellectual career of Samantha Power is a richly instructive example of the weaponization of human rights.

Islamic Human Rights Commission’s written statement on China in relation to...

 

Islamic Human Rights Commission is particularly concern with the freedom of religion and freedom of expression in China.

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