Hollande calls on Egypt to respect human rightsFrench President Francois Hollande, visiting Egypt, says human rights should be respected in the fight against terrorism.
A gentleman’s guide to wife-beatingPA mufti of Gaza on official TV teaches men how to 'discipline' women, instructing them to 'hit her, don't make her ugly.'
Massive PA torture exposed by PalestiniansPalestinian human rights commission reveals cases of torture in Judea, Samaria and Gaza, with PA Security Forces taking part.
Key to success against BDS: Education and legal actionBDS does not only affect Israel, but it also adversely affects the local communities in which it occurs.
US to demand Jewish Duma suspect's rightsConsulate promises parents of US citizen it will get involved, after learning he is deprived legal aid and suffers medical conditions.
Watch: Haunting Video Shows Darker Side of 'Moderate' RouhaniIn powerful video, Iranian human rights group shows how behind his image as a 'moderate' lies a darker side to Iran's president.
Watch: Journalist 'Punks' Iranian Negotiating TeamReporter travels to Vienna with a fake ayatollah to confront Iranian negotiators over Tehran's dismal human rights record.
US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights AbusesState Dept. folds to Cruz's threats, releases 4-month overdue report revealing Iran's rights violations days before nuclear deal deadline.
Whistleblower: Qatar Set to Lose 2022 World CupAccording to a whistleblower who is working with the FBI, Qatar is likely to have its 2022 World Cup bid canceled after all.
Watch: Activist Punks Saudi OfficialsWhen gay-hanging Saudi Arabia held a job fair at the Gaylord National Resort, the opportunity was just too good to miss for David Keyes.
Watch: Activists 'Punk' Iranian Foreign MinisterHuman rights activists hand out free ice cream at NYU event where Iranian RM Javad Zarif speaking, to 'celebrate' over 1,000 executions.
Amnesty Probing Iraqi Abuses in Tikrit TakeoverHuman rights group Amnesty International said Thursday it was investigating Iraqi forces for human rights violations in Tikrit battle.
Albanian Human Rights Author to Receive Israeli Literary PrizeWorld-renown novelist and poet Ismail Kadare in Jerusalem to receive top literary award, notes close ties between Jews, Albanians.
Arab Atheist Blogger Reveals PA Rights ViolationsBlogger arrested by PA for ten months over his religious views who finally fled for France speaks out over the abuse and ongoing fears.
Saudi Arabia Restaurants Ban Single WomenSeveral restaurants in Saudi Arabia display signs that say "women are not allowed", sparking outrage from human rights groups.
Iranian Nobel Laureate: Rouhani is 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.
Saudi Arabia to Deal 'Strictly' with Female DriversAuthorities in Riyadh threaten strict measures against women drivers as annual campaign urges females to defy driving ban.
Amnesty Investigator Admits: Palestinian 'Witnesses' Often LieArticle by Amnesty field researcher seemingly backs Israeli concerns that NGOs simply swallow Palestinian narrative.
Iran Calls Obama 'Two-Faced' On Saudi RightsTehran slams Obama's 'hypocrisy' for not raising Saudi human rights breaches during visit last week, accuses US and Israel of 'terror.'
Prime Minister Issues Scathing Attack on UN Human Rights CouncilNetanyahu brands UNHRC a 'procession of hypocrisy'; council also under fire for whitewashing Saudi human rights abuses.
Imprisoned Saudi Princesses Give Emotional Plea for HelpPrincesses allegedly locked in a Jeddah palace say royal family is starving them, call on world leaders to stop 'gender apartheid.'
Israel Treating Victims of Ukrainian UnrestSeven Ukrainians scheduled to arrive at Kaplan Medical Center for treatment this week.
Saudi Arabia Gets First Female Newspaper EditorThe English-language Saudi Gazette appoints woman as its editor, a step forward in a country where women are repressed.
Horrific Accounts of Hunger as Homs Evacuation EndsHoms evacuation sees 1,300 people transferred to safety; horrific accounts of hunger in the besieged city make headlines worldwide.
UN Experts Slam Surge in Iranian ExecutionsAfter Amnesty report reveals two people executed every day so far this year, UN calls on Tehran to curb the killings.
Bangladesh: Newspaper Editor Jailed for Trying to Visit IsraelSalah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury's set to add fuel to criticism over Bangladeshi government's human rights record.
Report: Top NGOs Failing Middle Eastern WomenNGO Monitor report finds Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are failing to advocate women's rights in the region.
UN Humanitarian Chief: 250,000 Syrians UnreachableTop humanitarian official Valerie Amos reports situation in war-torn Syria in 'chilling' closed-door Security Council briefing.
UN Human Rights Chief Says Assad Ordered War CrimesDespite mounting evidence of massive human rights violations, UNHRC head's statements the first time Assad directly blamed.
IDF Delegation to Philippines to Depart on WednesdayIDF delegation to the Philippines has treated more than 2,500 patients and helped repair damaged infrastructure.
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.
Two Killed as Saudi Government Cracks Down on Illegal WorkersClashes between immigrants, police come a week after the end of an amnesty on illegal immigrants; one million deported in the past 3 months.
Saudi Arabia: Shocking Video Highlights Abuse of Migrant WorkersFootage of violent attack against migrant worker by his employer goes viral, offering a disturbing insight into abuse faced by many.
HRW Praises Israeli Decision to Attend UN Rights ReviewHuman Rights Watch praises Israeli submission to UN Human Rights Council review, but calls for further concessions.
'No Woman No Drive'Arab artist and social activist finds a creative way to oppose - and ridicule - Saudi Arabian ban on women drivers.
Rights Group Slams Saudi Arabia's 'Hot Air' Over Human RightsAmnesty International report accuses Saudi government of failing to live up to any of its human rights commitments.
Iran, Syria to Seek Seats on UN Human Rights CouncilSome of the most oppressive regimes, possibly including Iran and Syria, are vying to serve on United Nations' Human Rights Council.
Israel to Re-Engage with UN 'Human Rights' BodyIsrael has indicated that it is ready to re-engage with UN Human Rights Council, which is notorious for blatant bias against Jewish state.
Assad's Government Tortured Citizens, Says HRWSyrians were arbitrarily detained and tortured by government forces in security buildings in northern Syria, says Human Rights Watch.
'The UN Has Inverted Right and Wrong', Says ExpertIt's time to re-think the United Nations, which turns Israel into a villain, says human rights scholar Anne Bayefsky.
Rights Group Urges Kuwait to Drop 'Offending Emir' ChargesHuman Rights Watch on Tuesday urges Kuwait to drop charges against individuals accused of offending the emir.
Hamas Cracks Down on 'Inappropriate' Haircuts in GazaHamas security forces in Gaza have been rounding up young men and forcing them to get haircuts on grounds of inappropriate hairstyles.
US Secy of State Kerry to Visit Turkey Following Israel ApologyUS Secy of State John Kerry is set to visit Turkey on Sunday in the wake of an apology to Ankara by Israel over the Mavi Marmara incident.
UN Holds Minute of Silence Honoring ChavezU.N. Watch has criticized the chief UN human rights body for holding a minute of silence for late Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez.
Israel Allows Turkish Food Trucks into GazaA spokesman for COGAT announced that Israel had approved the transfer of three trucks of food supplied by the Turkish government into Gaza.
Russia Evacuates Citizens from Syria, Sends Humanitarian AidRussia has sent two aircrafts loaded with humanitarian aid to Syria to evacuate its citizens who are now ready to leave.
Israel Boycotts Review at UN Human Rights CouncilIsrael boycotts a UNHRC review of its rights situation, after cutting off ties with the body due to ongoing bias.
Britain Lists Israel as ‘Country of Concern’ on Rights ReportThe British Foreign Office included the state of Israel in its report on human rights violators, alongside Iran.
US Urges Israel to Partake in UN Human Rights ReviewUS urges Israel to partake in UN review of human rights situation despite state’s decision to cut ties with council due to blatant bias.
UN: Syrians Face Starvation From Civil WarSyrians will starve this year and probably for years to come without international assistance, the United Nations warned Wednesday.
Group: Human Rights Watch Again Lying About IsraelHuman Rights Watch (HRW) is once again leveling false charges against Israel, said watchdog NGO Monitor
Human Rights Violators to Join UN Rights Council; US May LoseHuman rights groups warn that many countries up for seats on UN Human Rights Council are unfit under UN membership criteria.
No Humanitarian Aid on Estelle Ship, Says IDFThe IDF has confirmed that there was no humanitarian aid on the Estelle, the boat which sought to break Israel’s naval blockade on Gaza.
South Sudanese Judicial System to be RevampedSouth Sudan's Chief Justice Chan Reech: mobile courts to deal with a “backlog of cases in its justice system.”
Aid Agencies: Worldwide Appeal for Syria's Displaced CitizensInternational aid agencies issued an appeal for Syria's displaced citizens, saying more than 1.5 million have been driven from their homes.
Syrian UNHRC Envoy Defects as UN Aid Official Heads to SyriaAs UN humanitarian chief Valarie Amos heads to Syria, Geneva-based UN human rights envoy Danny Al-Baaj announced he would abandon Assad.
Int'l Aid Groups Blame Israel That Gaza Water Unfit to DrinkTwo international aid organizations claim that Gaza's water is unfit to drink, but they blame Israel for the problem.