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Microsoft Employees Protest Work With ICE, as Tech Industry Mobilizes Over...

SAN FRANCISCO — In an open letter posted to Microsoft’s internal message board on Tuesday, more than 100 employees protested the software maker’s work...

Trump Administration Withdraws U.S. From U.N. Human Rights Council

WASHINGTON — The United States withdrew on Tuesday from the world’s most important human rights body in protest of its frequent criticism of Israel’s...

U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From...

GENEVA — The United Nations’ top human rights official on Monday entered the mounting furor over the Trump administration’s policy of separating undocumented immigrant...

These Movies Haunted Me at the Human Rights Watch Festival

One of the defining features of a good movie is its ability to whisk us away from our everyday lives. Several selections at the Human...

Leading Iranian Lawyer Arrested as Hard-Liners Flex New Strength

TEHRAN — A leading human rights lawyer in Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh, was arrested on Wednesday by security forces, taken from her home in Tehran...

Atrocities Under Kim Jong-un: Indoctrination, Prison Gulags, Executions

With the meeting of President Trump and Kim Jong-un of North Korea on Tuesday in Singapore, human rights groups are watching for Mr. Trump...

U.K. Court Dismisses Challenge to Northern Ireland’s Abortion Law

Even so, Justice Brenda M. Hale, president of the court, said that a majority “are of the firm and clear opinion that the current...

Tunisia Truth Commission Brings One Court Case in Four Years

Each indictment can have multiple victims or suspects, and the commission said that the 16 submitted covered the cases of 245 victims. Mr. Matmati’s is...

Taking Migrant Children From Parents Is Illegal, U.N. Tells U.S.

The administration has characterized its policy as being about illegal immigration, though many of the detained migrants — including those in families that are...

Mexican Court Orders New Inquiry Into Disappearance of 43 Students

After four years of clinging to a version of events that few shared, the government was ordered to scrap its entire case and start...

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