human rights

April 13, 2009 - 2:11 PM

April 13, 2009 - 1:57 PM

U.S. Inks Nuclear Deal with Persian Gulf Sheikdom Cited for Human Rights Abuses

The State Department entered a nuclear cooperation deal with a Middle Eastern nation that the U.S. has criticized for allowing forced immigration labor, flogging of  prisoners who violate Islamic rules, and religious sermons drafted by a government agency.
The State Department entered a nuclear cooperation deal with a Middle Eastern nation that the U.S. has criticized for allowing forced immigration labor, flogging of  prisoners who violate Islamic rules, and religious sermons drafted by a government agency.
April 13, 2009 - 4:40 AM

Islamic Bloc Wants to Set Up its Own Human Rights Body

The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the 57-member bloc of Muslim nations at the U.N. that has been accused of undermining human rights, held a conference Sunday to discuss a plan to establish its own "independent human rights commission."
The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the 57-member bloc of Muslim nations at the U.N. that has been accused of undermining human rights, held a conference Sunday to discuss a plan to establish its own "independent human rights commission."
April 8, 2009 - 4:53 AM

Human Rights Activists Heading to Geneva to Discuss World’s Most Pressing Issues

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March 13, 2009 - 5:35 AM

Advocates Fear Obama Is Easing U.S. Human Rights Stand

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March 2, 2009 - 6:14 AM

U.S. Backs Away from Durban II, Shifting Focus to Other Democracies

The Obama administration&#039;s decision to disengage from a major United Nations&#039; racism conference in Geneva moves the spotlight onto other democracies that have been troubled about the event but have not yet withdrawn.
The Obama administration's decision to disengage from a major United Nations' racism conference in Geneva moves the spotlight onto other democracies that have been troubled about the event but have not yet withdrawn.
February 26, 2009 - 5:19 PM

China Slams US Report Saying Its Rights Record Has Worsened

China&#039;s human rights record deteriorated in some areas in 2008, according to a State Department assessment released just days after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared to downplay human rights as a priority in Washington&#039;s engagement with Beijing.~~
China's human rights record deteriorated in some areas in 2008, according to a State Department assessment released just days after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appeared to downplay human rights as a priority in Washington's engagement with Beijing.~~
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