Human rights

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By banning six Palestinian NGOs, Israel has entered a new era of impunity | Raja Shehadeh
I founded al-Haq in 1979. Israeli now considers it to be a terrorist group, along with other vital humans rights organisations, says Palestinian writer and lawyer Raja Shehadeh

Raja Shehadeh

28, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Allow us the option of a humane, painless death | Letters
Letters: Readers share their perspectives on Baroness Meacher’s assisted dying bill

Letters

27, Oct, 2021 @5:17 PM

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Why the witch-hunt victims of early modern Britain have come back to haunt us
The women killed as witches centuries ago are starting to receive justice. But let’s not glamorise the murder of innocents

Sally Howard

24, Oct, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Taliban ‘forcibly evicting’ Hazaras and opponents in Afghanistan
Human Rights Watch has logged illegal seizures of land and homes then given to Taliban supporters

Emma Graham-Harrison

23, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Israel labels Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organisations
Defence ministry says the six groups have undercover links to militant PFLP movement

Harriet Sherwood and agencies in Jerusalem

22, Oct, 2021 @3:59 PM

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US border agents engaged in ‘shocking abuses’ against asylum seekers, report finds
Revealed: documents released after six years of legal tussles uncover over 160 cases of misconduct and abuse

Ed Pilkington in New York

21, Oct, 2021 @3:54 PM

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Syrian family sue EU border agency over removal from Greece
Family who were sent to Turkey despite lodging asylum claims take case to European court

Helena Smith in Athens

20, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Lawyers to submit Yemen war crimes dossier to UK police
Key figures in Saudi Arabia and UAE accused of crimes against humanity include investors in Britain

Dan Sabbagh

20, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Chinese effort to gather ‘micro clues’ on Uyghurs laid bare in report
Authorities using predictive policing and human surveillance on Muslims in Xinjiang, thinktank says

Helen Davidson in Taipei and Vincent Ni

19, Oct, 2021 @10:02 AM

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Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Oct, 2021 @7:57 AM

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ICO to step in after schools use facial recognition to speed up lunch queue
Privacy campaigners raise concerns after nine schools in North Ayrshire scan faces of pupils to take payments

Sally Weale Education correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @6:54 PM

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Intersex people undergo surgery when too young to give consent, inquiry told
Australian Human Rights Commission recommends new legislative protections for children

Melissa Davey Medical editor

18, Oct, 2021 @5:49 AM

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