HUMAN RIGHTS

10.1.19

Threatening to Call ICE Could Now Cost Some New Yorkers a $250,000 Fine

“If you want to come into the ultimate city of immigrants and try to spread hate, you WILL face the consequences,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

9.23.19

Sisi Is Already Trying to Crush Those Anti-Government Protests in Egypt

The latest wave of protests can be linked back to ex-army contractor Mohamed Ali, who has alleged corruption at the highest levels of the Egyptian government and military.

9.6.19

What Happens Now to the More Than 1 Million People on the U.S.' Terrorist Watchlist

A federal judge said the Terrorist Screening Database is unconstitutional. But that doesn’t mean it’s dead.

8.9.19

A Heatwave Turned Tokyo's Olympics Preparations Into a Deadly Nightmare

A 50-year-old worker died this week, reportedly of heatstroke, as temperatures in Tokyo rose to an average of 94 degrees.

7.13.19

Will New Orleans Protect Their Inmates During A Storm? Barry Is A Test After Katrina's Prison Disaster

During Katrina inmates were locked in cells filled with sewage-contaminated water.

7.5.19

Enforcer of Philippines War on Drugs Defends Killing a Toddler: "Shit Happens"

Myka Ulpina was shot dead in a province near Manila last week, during a police sting operation in which her father was also killed.

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7.3.19

Google Jigsaw’s CEO ‘Frustrated and Disappointed’ With His Own Team’s Toxic Culture

Here’s the email Jigsaw’s CEO Jared Cohen sent his team after a Motherboard investigation into the team’s mismanagement.

7.2.19

Google’s Jigsaw Was Supposed to Save the Internet. Behind the Scenes, It Became a Toxic Mess

Google’s internet freedom moonshot has gotten glowing attention for its ambitious projects. But current and former employees, leaked documents, and internal messages reveal a grim reality.

6.6.19

Why We Shouldn't Believe ICE's Promise to Deport Migrants "With Compassion and Humanity"

This isn’t the first time that line has been used.

6.6.19

UN Slams U.S. Abortion Laws as "Extremist Hate" and "Torture"

"This is gender-based violence against women, no question."

5.22.19

China's Biggest Surveillance Company Could be Next on the White House's Hit List

The U.S. might ban American companies from doing business with Hikvision, the Chinese company that's exporting surveillance technology to the world.

4.12.19

South Korea Is Lifting Its 66-Year-Old Ban on Abortions

In a landmark ruling, a South Korean court has ordered lawmakers to revise the ban by the end of 2020.

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