24 Sep 2021
UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet has called for urgent action to curb the "terrible and tragic" consequences of the conflict. She also cited an economic and political crisis made worse by the coronavirus pandemic.
30 Jul 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has warned New Delhi not to backslide on human rights, amid mounting criticism that the Indian government is cracking down on dissent and discriminating against its Muslim population.
24 Jul 2021
The disappearance of Razan Zaitouneh and her colleagues has been one of the greatest mysteries of the Syrian war — until today. DW's investigative unit hunted clues across six countries to track down the perpetrators.
17 Jul 2021
Security forces swooped on offices of political prisoner network Viasna-96, news outlets and a political party, according to the affected groups.
21 Jun 2021
The UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet calls for "concerted action" to help recover from the worst global deterioration of rights seen in decades, highlighting the situation Ethiopia.
19 Jun 2021
Beijing has accused the G7 leaders of interference after they denounced China's rights record and called for a new probe into the origins of COVID-19.
17 Jun 2021
Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin sought to cool tensions in the combustible US-Russian relationship at their first summit in Geneva, but the issue of human rights remained a source of discrepancy. the first summit between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin
11 Jun 2021
A recent Council of Europe report gave a stark warning on the state of European democracy, saying the democratic environment and institutions "are in mutually reinforcing decline." Dunja Mijatovic spoke to Conflict Zone.
31 May 2021
US President Joe Biden pledges to tell Russian leader Vladimir Putin at their June summit that Washington will not let Moscow "abuse" human rights.
2 Jul 2020
In the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, more than a million people are unaware of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world due to a government-sanctioned internet shutdown that began a year ago.