Tag : human rights violations
Anti-Marcos Protest title : Protests Break Out in the Philippines Over Former Dictator Marcos’ Burial at Heroes’ Cemetery
summary : Pockets of protests erupted in different places in the Philippines as former president and dictator Ferdinand Marcos was laid to rest at the Heroes’ Cemetery on Friday in what many people call a sneaky burial.
date : Nov 20, 2016 09:16 PM EST
Yazidi Child title : 1,131 Christians Identified by Name Killed by ISIS, Says Report
summary : There are at least 1,131 Christians, whose names and location of death have been recorded, killed by the Islamic terror group ISIS, according to a report submitted to the U.S. State Department.
date : Nov 02, 2016 09:38 AM EDT
Yazidis Refugees title : UN Report Shows Unabated Killings in ISIS Territory; Support for Survivors 'Completely Inadequate'
summary : A new report from the United Nations has revealed that civilians in Iraq have endured unabated killings and widespread human rights violations, particularly in areas controlled by ISIS. Those who escape from ISIS control often find little support in coping with their struggles.
date : Jul 16, 2015 03:03 AM EDT
Liberty Ridge Farm in New York title : Christian Family on Fine Imposed for Refusing to Host Same-Sex Marriage: Court Ruled Property as ‘Public Accommodation’
summary : A Christian family that runs a farm in New York turned down a request to host a same-sex wedding ceremony on their property, which led to them being fined. They argued that an “orchestrated set-up” was used by the same-sex couple who successfully sued them.
date : Jun 29, 2015 10:52 AM EDT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani title : Christian Persecution in Iran: 18 Sent to Prison by Revolutionary Court for Practicing Faith
summary : Although Iran recognizes Christians as an official minority group, its revolutionary court sentenced 18 of them to harsh prison sentences last week.
date : Jun 04, 2015 01:27 PM EDT
title : U.S. Slams Sudan on Blocking U.N. Investigation into Mass Military Rape of 200 Women, Girls in Darfur
summary : A report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed that over 200 women and girls were raped by the Sudanese military in October 2014, prompting condemnation by the United States. The Sudanese government has denied all allegations.
date : Feb 12, 2015 08:17 PM EST