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Contrary to claims by Morocco, there are few rights abuses at refugee camps run by the pro-independence Polisario movement in Western Sahara, Human Rights Watch said Saturday in a new report.
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The newly built drillship ‘Atwood Achiever’ is moving at a steady pace around the south coast of the African continent. It is on its way to undertake a highly controversial operation.
Last Friday, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution affirming LGBT rights are human rights.
In the resolution, which is a follow up to the 2011 resolution on the same topic, the UNHRC expresses concerns about violence and discrimination against LGBT people. 266 more words
A growing number of Chinese companies are exporting “tools of torture” such as electric shock batons and spiked metal batons, Amnesty International says in a report. 408 more words