Saudi Arabia: Those executed received a fair trialSaudi Arabia's mission to the UN defends the execution of 47 men, including Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr which angered Iran.
UN passes resolution on Iran's human rights recordThird Committee of the UN General Assembly passes resolution on the promotion and protection of human rights in Iran.
Iran open to discussing human rights violations?UN rapporteur says Iran is willing to discuss alleged human rights violations but hasn't taken any concrete steps.
Saudi Arabia to execute pro-democracy clericSaudi Arabia's Supreme Court rejects appeal against the death sentence for Shiite cleric who called for pro-democracy protests.
Iran Blocked Holocaust Education Website in 2014US State Depatment's annual report on human rights finds Holocaust denial a continuing problem in the Islamic Republic.
Congress Condemns Iran Human Rights AbusesHouse resolution highlights abuse of women , minorities, bi-cameral opposition to any 'bad' Obama-Iran nuclear deal.
Nobel Laureate: Rouhani Just as Bad As AhmadinejadShirin Ebadi says the human rights situation has not improved under Rouhani but, in fact, is in some cases even worse.
UN Issues Report on Human Rights Abuses in IranHarsh report says at least 48,580 girls between 10 and 14 years of age were married in 2011, juvenile executions still allowed.
ISIS Executes Human Rights Activist in MosulSamira Salih al-Nuaimi criticized terror group on social media - and a target in the campaign against Mosul's female activists.
Hamas Bans Public Celebrations in GazaAll celebrations - including weddings - banned from the public eye out of 'solidarity' with families still reeling from war.
Police Use Drones to Monitor 'Price Tag' SuspectDrone launched over alleged vandalism on Arab orchard, monitoring suspect's every step and prompting questions over priorities.
Iran Claims UN Rapporteur is a 'Mossad Spy'Iranian lawmaker claims that the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Iran is "an agent for the Zionist regime."
Saudi King Holding Daughters Against Their Will?UN receives complaints about Saudi princesses being held against their will, but it could be a while before anything is done.
UN Chief: Rouhani Not Living Up to His PromisesUN Secretary-General says that Iran's President has failed to fulfill his promises to allow greater freedom of expression.
Video of Iranian's Desperate Struggle At GallowsIranian prisoner tries to fight off hangmen at public hanging, after last request to say goodbye to mother in audience denied.
UN: Syria War 'Shameful Indictment' of WorldUN's Ban condemns global inaction, as new US human rights report notes Syria as world's leading offender.
Israel's UN Envoy: Lift the Mask Off IranThe Iranian regime smiles when it meets with the West, but is in fact a murderous and cruel regime, says ambassador Ron Prosor.
PA and Hamas Guilty of Rampant Human Rights AbusesNew report from Arabs in Judea, Samaria and Gaza reveals systemic abuses and oppression by PA and Hamas governments.
Quietly, Migrants are being Returned to DetentionMK Ayelet Shaked refutes leftist claims that Holot detention center for infiltrators violates human rights.
Al-Jazeera Host with Rare Praise for IsraelSurprising praise for IDF on pan-Arab TV: why can’t the Syrian army learn from Israel?
Iran Rejects UN Condemnation, Says it is 'Biased'Iran rejects a UN resolution which condemned its human rights violations, claims it was based on reports by "terrorists".
UN Condemns Iran's Human Rights ViolationsGeneral Assembly condemns human rights violations in Iran, welcomes pledges by President Rouhani to improve in some areas.
MKs: Human Rights are for ‘Settlers,’ TooMKs ask: What about the human rights of Jews in Judea, Samaria?
Saudi Arabia, Russia and China Elected to UNHRCIrony: Countries with questionable human rights records win seats on none other than the UN Human Rights Council.
Iranian Nobel Laureate Criticizes RouhaniIranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi cites a dramatic increase in executions since Rouhani took office.
Saudis Pushing Resolution on Syria ViolenceSaudi Arabia's UN resolution would condemn "violations of human rights" by Assad's government.
MK Struk: End 'Administrative Orders'Following police brutality allegations, MK urges end to British Mandate-era practice of imprisoning or distancing suspects without charge.
UN Monitor Slams Iran Over Arrest of JournalistsThe UN monitor for human rights in Iran says there is a rise in arrests of journalists, part of a pattern of increasing violations.
UN: Increase in Iran's Human Rights ViolationsHuman rights violations in Iran spiralled in 2012, a United Nations monitor says.
Hamas: We Didn't Mean to Hurt CiviliansHamas responds to HRW report which accused it of war crimes, says it "only targeted soldiers and military bases".
Iran Criticizes UN Over CondemnationIran criticzes a UN committee for passing a resolution condemning its human rights record, says the West uses the issue for political gain.
UN Condemns Iran and Syria for Human Rights AbusesA key United Nations committee passes non-binding resolutions condemning human rights abuses by Iran, Syria and North Korea.
MKs Worried by China’s Organ TradePolitical enemies united by concern over allegations of murder for organ trade in China.
Man Beaten in Disengagement to Receive NIS 45,000State will compensate Benny Rahamin of Gush Katif who was badly beaten by Yasam police.
Hamas Beats Protesters Demanding FreedomMasked Hamas policemen wielding batons and rifle butts forcibly 'dissolved' a rally demanding freedom of expression in Gaza.
Chen Saga Raises Ideology vs Realpolitik Dilemma.China and the US had good reasons to seek a compromise, but was the compromise achieved genuine?
UN Rights Office: Hamas Executions 'Unlawful'Hamas has violated the rights of three executed men, as well as PA law, human rights officials say.
British Government Gets Appeal Date WrongAbu Qatada, a bin Laden lieutenant, continues to milk the judicial system in Europe.
Chinese Lawyers Licensing Requires Loyalty PledgeThe requirement that lawyers pledge allegiance to the Communist Party is not new, but a continuation of the Chinese Party's intervention.
Syrian Troops Murder 55 in IdlibIn the second mass execution this week, forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad murder 55 in Idlib; UN remains deadlocked.
Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in HomsThe widely varied death toll in Monday's horrific massacre in Homs has solidified at 26 women and 21 children as Assad's forces "mop up"
It's Time For Arab Apartheid WeekDemonstration in Tel Aviv protesting Syrian bloodshed and the regime's heinous human rights violations, as part of Arab Apartheid Week.
Massacre in HomsReports of summary executions and mass arrests continue to emerge from Homs and the UN Security Council remains deadlocked on Syria.
UN to Praise Qaddafi's 'Human Rights' RecordUN Watch puzzled as to why the UN’s Human Rights Council plans to adopt a resolution praising Qaddafi’s human rights record.
Twitter Apostasy Underscores Saudi OppressionIn 140 characters or less former columnist Hazma Kashgari has become a living example of repression in Saudi Arabia.
US Treasury Targets Iranian IntelligenceThe US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Iran's Ministry of Intelligence and Security for exporting terror and violating human rights
UN General Assembly Condemns SyriaThe United Nations passed a non-binding resolution condemning 'systemic human rights violations' in Syria by the Assad regime.
Saudi Twitter Apostate RepentsHazma Kashgari has repented a series of tweets he made as prosecutors prepare to interrogate and charge him with blasphemy.
Saudi Twitter Apostate's Supporters TargetedA controversial Saudi blasphemy case is set to expand to online supporters of a columnist who made 'blasphemous' tweets
Torture, Rape in Prisons Under Libya's NTCRights officials say rape, torture, and summary executions are widespread in Libya's prisons under the post-Qaddafi regime.
Spanish Judge Threatened To Reopen Civil WarSpanish Judge Baltasar Garzon is on trial for attempting to violate the 1977 Amnesty that helped restore democracy.
Egyptians Protest Gov't Raid on NGOsThe Egyptian Social Democratic Party called for a demonstration Monday night to protest last week's raid on a group of pro-democracy NGOs.
UN Denounces Iran for Human Rights ViolationsUN General Assembly approves a resolution denouncing serious human rights violations in Iran.