France, Britain to Announce New Migrant Treaty

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a new treaty on how to handle migrants hoping to head to Britain.

Seven Ethnic Rakhine Killed as Myanmar Police Fire on Riot

Thousands of ethnic Buddhists gathered to protest the Myanmar government in the Western Rakhine state when police opened fire on the crowd.
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US Move to Blacklist Pakistan for Religious Freedom Violations Sparks Fear

The U.S. has placed Pakistan on a “Special Watch List” for “severe violations of religious freedom” during a growing rift in between the two nations.

UN Palestinian Agency Sees Severe Funding Crisis

The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees faces its worst funding crisis ever after the United States froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions.

Bangladesh Says it’s Hosting Over a Million Rohingya

Bangladesh's army says that over a million Rohingya are currently in the country, an estimate which is higher than all previous ones.

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Jailed

Joshua Wong became a leading figure in the fight for democracy in Hong Kong since his involvement in the 2014 Umbrella Movement.

Beyond Trump’s Words: Considering the Plight of Black and Brown Immigrants in America

The contemporary conversation on immigration to the US still lacks the discussion about the particular struggle that immigrants experience in the country.

Israel Judge Orders Ahed Tamimi to be Arrested

An Israeli military judge on Wednesday ordered Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi to be arrested following a viral video of her slapping two Israeli soldiers.

Masked Men Set Fire to Russian Rights Group’s Office

Prominent rights group Memorial had their office firebombed by two masked men a week after their leader was arrested on dubious drug charges.

Freedom House Report: Democracy in Crisis Around the World

Many of the most fundamental and basic human rights came under attack in countries across the globe in 2017, according to Freedom House.