Human Rights

Human Rights. What is the Laogai system?

THE LAOGAI SYSTEM: China’s vast system of prisons and detention facilities in which inmates are forced to labor and endure Communist Party political indoctrination.

Afrique. Parce qu'à ses yeux il «salit l'image de l'armée», Kinshasa a refusé la diffusion du documentaire consacré au docteur Denis Mukwege qui répare les victimes de viols.

DOCTEUR M. Prévue à Kinshasa les 8 et 9 septembre, la diffusion du film de Thierry Michel et Colette BraeckmanL’Homme qui répare les femmes, La colère d’Hippocrate, n’aura pas lieu. Mercredi dernier, la République Démocratique du Congo a censuré ce documentaire consacré au combat du docteur gynécologue africain Denis Mukwege.

Middle East. ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape

QADIYA, Iraq — Claiming the Quran’s support, the Islamic State codifies sex slavery in conquered regions of Iraq and Syria and uses the practice as a recruiting tool.

UN Watch. Resignation of top UN rights official who failed to act on peacekeeper rape of children underscores need for accountability

GENEVA, July 22, 2015 – The resignation of a top UN rights official who admitted she did nothing after receiving reports of child rape by French soldiers in Central African Republic - because she was distracted by budget cuts- "unde

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