by Beenish Ahmed May 13, 2015
“[I]f you are a man and want to marry another man in this country and we catch you, no one will ever set eyes on you again, and no white person can do anything about it," the Gambia's dictator said.
by Beenish Ahmed Apr 21, 2015
“The problem is that the F1 isn’t just being used as part of that whitewash, the F1 actually causes human rights violations in Bahrain,” Maryam al-Khawaja, of the Gulf Centre for Human Rights said.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 27, 2015
Israel killed 2,314 Palestinians in 2014, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. That’s more than any year since 1967.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 25, 2015
Life isn't easy for women in Afghanistan, but these women are risking their own lives to change that.
by Beenish Ahmed Mar 16, 2015
“[President] Xi has spearheaded an ideological shift that harkens back to the Maoist era," the report's authors said.
by Beenish Ahmed Feb 6, 2015
According to UNICEF, around 700 Palestinian children under the age of 17 are arrested, interrogated, and detained by Israeli authorities each year.
by Beenish Ahmed Jan 28, 2015
There’s a lot of fuss over what Michelle Obama didn't wear on a visit to Saudi Arabia -- although it's years too late.
by Beenish Ahmed Jan 26, 2015
It’s the first time that anyone has faced justice for a crime that has been committed against an estimated 91 percent of Egyptian women.
by Beenish Ahmed Jan 23, 2015
“In a very discreet way, he was a strong advocate of women." It's very, very discreet.
by Beenish Ahmed Dec 10, 2014
"States are not free to maintain or permit impunity for these grave crimes.”