‘Not just an African issue’: Female genital mutilation victim shares harrowing story with RT as practice ON THE RISE in Germany

An activist and victim of female genital mutilation (FGM) living in Berlin told RT “big action” is needed to tackle the issue in Germany, which has seen a rapid rise in women and girls forced to undergo the torturous procedure. … Read More >‘Not just an African issue’: Female genital mutilation victim shares harrowing story with RT as practice ON THE RISE in Germany

Australian Government Must Do More to Bring Assange Home, Human Rights Lawyer Says

The Australian government must do more to bring Julian Assange to his home nation because his extradition to the United States would threaten freedom of speech around the world, Australian human rights lawyer Jen Robinson said in a virtual meeting of the “Don’t Extradite Assange” campaign on Saturday. … Read More >Australian Government Must Do More to Bring Assange Home, Human Rights Lawyer Says

Putin On US Protests: If Fight For Natural Rights Turns Into Mayhem I See Nothing Good For Country

Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed that Russia’s authorities “have never supported” such scenarios. He recalled that historically both Russia and the former Soviet Union had been taking African Americans’ struggle for their rights with sympathy. … Read More >Putin On US Protests: If Fight For Natural Rights Turns Into Mayhem I See Nothing Good For Country

European Court of Human Rights backs BDS activists convicted in France, orders Paris to pay €101,000 in compensation

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that France violated the rights of 11 pro-Palestinian activists when it convicted them for campaigning against Israeli goods, and has ordered the government to pay damages. … Read More >European Court of Human Rights backs BDS activists convicted in France, orders Paris to pay €101,000 in compensation

ACLU Sues Trump Administration for Tear-Gassing Protesters Ahead of Church Photo-Op

In a news release on Thursday, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), along with other civil rights groups, filed a lawsuit against US President Donald Trump, Attorney General William Barr and other federal officials for violating protesters’ constitutional rights by attacking them with tear gas and other weapons on Monday night … Read More >ACLU Sues Trump Administration for Tear-Gassing Protesters Ahead of Church Photo-Op

Billionaire-backed Human Rights Watch lobbies for lethal US sanctions on leftist governments as Covid crisis rages

Regime change-hungry HRW is proudly taking credit for crushing new US sanctions on Nicaragua while pushing to escalate Washington’s economic war on Venezuela. The Grayzone presents a deep dive into the “human rights” arm of US empire. … Read More >Billionaire-backed Human Rights Watch lobbies for lethal US sanctions on leftist governments as Covid crisis rages

Israel-Palestine issue is glaring example of how some people have rights and some don’t – Roger Waters to RT

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters, facing a campaign to deplatform him from SXSW after B’nai B’rith got his ads pulled from Major League Baseball, told RT the accusations of anti-Semitism are a distraction from human rights. … Read More >Israel-Palestine issue is glaring example of how some people have rights and some don’t – Roger Waters to RT