Human Rights

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
An Egyptian court on Sunday defied global calls for the freedom of 23 democracy and human rights activists, sentencing them to three years in jail each for allegedly demonstrating against an anti-protest law. The defendants were hit with the maximum jail sentence allowed under the law, fines of approximately $1,390 each, and three years of police...
Tessa Love, IPS News
Survivors of the May 2014 Soma mine disaster, the worst in Turkey's history which left more than 300 people dead. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
Six days a week, Tahir Cetin spends seven and a half hours hundreds of feet...
Jon Queally, staff writer
In a report released on Friday, Amnesty International roundly condemns the...