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Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.  (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights Report: Government Surveillance Harming US Journalism

Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.

07/28/2014

Members of the Al-Abbas brigades, who volunteered to protect the Shiite Muslim holy sites in Karbala against Sunni militants fighting the Baghdad government, parade in the streets of the Shrine city on June 26, 2014. (credit: MOHAMMED SAWAF/AFP/Getty Images)

Human Rights Watch: ISIS Executed Up To 190 Captives In Tikrit Earlier This Month

Iraqi insurgents executed at least 160 captives earlier this month in the northern city of Tikrit, Human Rights Watch said Friday, citing an analysis of satellite imagery and grisly photos released by the militants.

06/27/2014

Thailand's army imposed martial law amid a deepening political crisis that has seen six months of protests and claimed at least 28 lives.  (Photo: Rufus Cox/Getty Images)

Thailand’s Army Declares Martial Law, Denies Coup

Thailand’s army imposed martial law amid a deepening political crisis that has seen six months of protests and claimed at least 28 lives.

05/20/2014

Children as young as 7 are working in American tobacco fields. (credit: Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Children As Young As 7 Working On Tobacco Farms In U.S.

You may have to be at least 18 to buy cigarettes in the U.S., but children as young as 7 are working long hours in fields harvesting tobacco.

05/14/2014

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Report: D.C. Fails to Investigate Sexual Assaults

A report from a human rights group faults D.C. police for failing to investigate at least 170 reported sexual assaults over a three-year period.

01/18/2013

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Report Shows Police Seizing Condoms From Sex Workers Discourages Usage

A human rights group says the D.C. police department and other big-city forces are using condoms to support prostitution charges.

07/19/2012

File photo of a person holding a bag of condoms. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Report: Police Seizing Condoms From Sex Workers

A human rights group says the D.C. police department and other big-city forces are using condoms to support prostitution charges.

07/19/2012

File photo of he construction at Ground Zero. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed will be among those headed back to military tribunal this weekend in Guantanamo Bay. (credit: Getty Images)

Sept. 11 Case Returns To Guantanamo Tribunal

Five men accused of orchestrating the Sept. 11 attacks, including the self-proclaimed mastermind, are headed back to a military tribunal at Guantanamo Bay on Saturday, more than three years after President Barack Obama put the case on hold in a failed effort to move the proceedings to a civilian court and close the prison at the U.S. base in Cuba.

05/04/2012