by Beenish Ahmed Apr 20, 2016
Incidents of alleged police brutality have spurred protests across Egypt are reaching a fever pitch.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 21, 2016 Updated: Mar 21, 2016
"[Obama] needs to know that we are here being repressed simply for exercising our right to express ourselves and manifest in a non-violent way," said Berta Soler of Ladies in White, a Cuban rights' group.
by Beenish Ahmed Feb 25, 2016
While the arms embargo isn’t a binding measure, it is sends a strong message to E.U. countries to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
by Beenish Ahmed Aug 24, 2015
Saudi Arabian women will get to cast ballots and run in the country's December elections, but other restrictions on them -- and a closed political system -- mean their votes may not amount to much.
by Beenish Ahmed Dec 10, 2014
"States are not free to maintain or permit impunity for these grave crimes.”
by Carimah Townes Sep 8, 2014
An alarming Human Rights Watch report details acts of sexual violence by African troops who are meant to protect the very women and girls they're abusing.
by Hayes Brown Apr 29, 2014
Bashar al-Assad is running for president again, even as his terror-inspiring barrel bombs continue to rain down on civilians.
by Hayes Brown Mar 24, 2014
Despite even Russia and China ordering Syria to allow humanitarian aid and halt targeting civilians, both practices are still rampant.
by Carimah Townes Feb 7, 2014
A proposed law has the potential to threaten women's safety and unravel the work of the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
by Christopher Butterfield Oct 28, 2013
But over two dozen countries have taken steps in the last two years to secure labor rights for domestic workers.