Senior U.S. officials who authorized and carried out torture as part of former President George W. Bush’s national security policy must be prosecuted, a top U.N. special investigator said Wednesday.
The D.C. Office of Human Rights wants city residents to participate in their efforts to make all public single-stall restrooms gender neutral.
A bill that would prohibit gender-identity discrimination for employment, housing, public accommodations and credit in the state of Maryland passed in the state Senate Tuesday.
A U.N. Commission of Inquiry has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and recommends that its findings be referred to the International Criminal Court, two people familiar with the commission’s report have told The Associated Press.
North Korea has canceled for a second time its invitation for a senior U.S. envoy to visit the country to discuss a long-detained American’s possible release, the State Department said Monday.
Human rights panel says Vatican allowed priests to sexually abuse children for decades.
United Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.
Rebel-on-rebel clashes have overshadowed the fight against president Bashar Assad.
34 bodies were found as U.N. officials look for evidence of ethnic killings in the country as violence increases.
A petition launched by an online U.S. rights group has collected more than 103,000 signatures backing convicted leaker Bradley Manning’s nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize.