Human Rights Watch
Activists Aren't Backing Down After Egypt's Massive LGBTQ Crackdown
As queer Egyptians face arrest and police entrapment, activists there told us it's more important than ever to fight government disinformation and propoganda, any way they can.
It's Super Dangerous to Be a Journalist in the Philippines
But a brave few are working hard to maintain an independent press.
disability in china
Is China's Paralympic Dominance Reflected In Their Support For Disabled People?
While China is dominating the Paralympic medal table in Rio, the treatment of disabled people back home still falls painfully short.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Clint Eastwood backs Trump for president, the Supreme Court allows a school to impose the trans bathroom bill, and more.
Some Indonesians Are Shackling and Imprisoning the Mentally Ill in Sheds
Because mental illness is often thought to be a result of spirit possession in Indonesia, an estimated 18,000 individuals are detained in sheds and backyards for years by their own families.
FIVB's Shameful Silence on Volleyball in Iran
Iran has banned women from attending men's volleyball matches since 2012, yet the International Volleyball Federation still awards the country with the privilege of hosting its events. Now Human Rights Watch is demanding change.
Reddit Joins the Long List of Websites to Be Banned, Unbanned by Turkey
The image-sharing site, Imgur, is still banned.
The US Wants to Regulate Surveillance Software Like Weapons
Proposed rules on spyware have the right idea but are too broad, experts say.
Abuse Against Mentally Ill Prisoners Is 'Widespread,' According to Human Rights Watch Report
According to the study, corrections officials in the United States use violence to punish prisoners for exhibiting behaviors of their mental illness, which violates the Constitution and international human rights laws.
Canada Is Bombing the Islamic State in Syria, and Cyberwar Centers Could Be Next
Canada's CF-18s might look to take out the Islamic State's infamous media caliphate.
Human Laws Can't Control Killer Robots, New Report Says
That's why we need to ban them, says Human Rights Watch.
In Australia, Intellectually Disabled Women Are Being Sterilized Without Their Consent
Despite opposition from disability activists and the UN, many Australian parents insist the practice is in the best interest of their children.