Heartfelt Support Pours In For Rep. John Lewis As He Vows To Fight Cancer

People across the nation poured out their hearts online to support the civil rights icon. ... Read more »

2020 Democrats Promise To Get Tough On China Over Human Rights

Screens in China went blank as front-runner Joe Biden mentioned the more than 1 million ethnic and religious minorities detained in... Read more »

It May Have Just Got A Lot Easier To Sue Exxon And Shell For Climate Change Devastation

A new investigation provides the most “robust” evidence yet connecting fossil fuel companies to climate-related human rights violations, legal experts say. ... Read more »

Teen Whose TikTok Account Was Suspended After Uighur Clip Says She Won’t Be Silenced

TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned app, apologized to 17-year-old Feroza Aziz for suspending her account. But Aziz says she's unconvinced by their... Read more »

China Furious As Trump Signs Hong Kong Bills

Trump signed the bills supporting Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, even as he expressed some concerns about complicating the effort to work... Read more »

Senate Approves Bills In Support Of Hong Kong Protesters

"We hear you, we continue to stand with you, and we will not stand idly by," Sen. Marco Rubio, a co-sponsor... Read more »

Leaked Documents Reveal ‘No Mercy’ Shown In China’s Muslim Internment Program: Report

Documents obtained by The New York Times show how China has directed officials to handle the mass detention of Uighur Muslims. ... Read more »

U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions On Chinese Officials Over Muslim Abuses

The move comes a day after the Commerce Department blacklisted 28 Chinese companies, citing concerns about the detention and abuse of... Read more »

Ricky Martin Is Expecting His 4th Child With Husband Jwan Yosef

The “Livin’ la Vida Loca” singer gleefully made the announcement at the 2019 Human Rights Campaign National Dinner over the weekend. ... Read more »

CNN, Human Rights Campaign To Host LGBTQ Town Hall With 2020 Candidates

Pete Buttigieg, the first openly gay Democratic presidential candidate, has signed on to participate, as have Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren. ... Read more »

LGBTQ Rights Groups Privately Feud Over Strategy

Human Rights Campaign, ACLU told GLAAD to quit its “dangerous” push for an LGBTQ constitutional amendment. ... Read more »

Students And Gun Control Activists Protest Outside NRA Headquarters After Shootings

Hundreds of gun control activists gathered in front of the National Rifle Association's headquarters in Virginia to honor this weekend's shooting... Read more »

Nicki Minaj Drops Saudi Arabia Show Amid Outcry From Human Rights Activists

“After careful reflection I have decided to no longer move forward with my scheduled concert at Jeddah World Fest," the rapper... Read more »

LGBTQ Activist Sarah McBride Announces Campaign for Delaware State Senate

McBride would be the first openly transgender state senator in U.S. history if she wins the 2020 race to replace a... Read more »

Mike Pompeo Unveils New Panel To Refocus U.S. Human Rights Priorities

Human rights groups have criticized the effort as a means to rein in protections for marginalized groups. ... Read more »

UN Human Rights Chief Decries ‘Alarming’ Conditions At Migrant Detention Facilities

Michelle Bachelet comments on reports of children sleeping on floors, poor sanitation and inadequate health care. ... Read more »

Nicki Minaj Is Warned That Her Saudi Arabia Gig Would Be ‘Disastrous’

The Human Rights Foundation is calling on the rapper to cancel her headlining act at the Jeddah World Fest. ... Read more »

UN Investigator Warns Of Possible War Crimes In Conflict-Torn Myanmar

Both the Myanmar military and insurgents in Rakhine State may be guilty of gross human rights violations, the UN special rapporteur... Read more »

Asylum Seekers Returned To Mexico Face ‘Dangerous And Unlivable Conditions’: Report

Human Rights Watch finds that Central American migrants are at risk of sexual assault, homelessness, kidnapping and other violence as they... Read more »

World Headed For ‘Climate Apartheid,’ UN Expert Warns

The climate crisis threatens human rights and could push another 120 million people into poverty by 2030, a U.N. report says. ... Read more »