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Rob Crow’s Goblin Cock praise parents on new single “Your Watch” — listen

"Every human on your planet should have the right to gestate/adopt/raise larvae of their own."

Deadly month for embattled city in Syria's civil war

A human rights group has been watching the civil war in Syria very closely, and it's released some disturbing numbers. In the city of Aleppo, more than 300 civilians have been killed this month. One boy who survived an airstrike has become the new face of the war. Debora Patta has a report from her recent visit to the war-torn city.

Iraq Government, Militias Should Heed Cleric's LGBT Anti-Violence Message - HRW

The Iraqi government and militia under the command of the Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr should follow his lead in banning violence against LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) individuals, Human Rights Watch said in a press release on Thursday.

HRW: US Congress Must Push for Saudi Accountability for War Crimes in Yemen

The pending US sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia gives the US Congress an opportunity to push for Riyadh to be held responsible for possible war crimes in Yemen, Human Rights Watch senior researcher Belkis Wille said in a statement on Thursday.

Police-Station Occupiers Also Shined Spotlight on Russian Subjugation of Armenia

Image: Peaceful protesters and journalists were subjected to excessive force by Armenian police on July 29, 2016. Author: Human Rights Watch The 31 armed men who took over a police station in Armenia's capital of Yerevan on July 17 made...Show More Summary

Iran's Recent Mass Prisoner Execution 'Shameful Low Point' – Human Rights Watch

Iran’s recent execution of prisoners on terrorism charges is a "shamefull low point" in its history of human rights violations, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement on Monday.

Rights group condemns Iran hanging of 20 Sunnis

Human Rights Watch says Iran's biggest mass executions in years is a "shameful low point in human rights record".

Indigenous Women Violence Inquiry Plan Fails to Look Into Police Conduct

Human Rights Watch has criticized Canadian government plans for a national inquiry into the murders and disappearances of the country's indigenous women over the plan's failure to include policing into the areas under investigation.

Mental Trauma One of Reasons Most Migrant Children in Nauru Out of School

Save the Children Australia recently estimated that 85 percent of refugee and asylum seeking children in processing center on Nauru island were not enrolled in school, according to a representative of the Human Rights Watch (HRW).

Stop what you're doing and watch 'The Human Family' right now

Brilliant, hopeful, embracing, and inspiring. "The Human Family' by Apple features photos shot on iPhone, set to words by poet laureate Dr. Maya Angelou. Don't wait for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies to see it on TV. Watch it now. ....

Rio Lags Behind in Race for Better Human Rights as Killings by Police Soar

When Brazil won its bid to host the summer Olympic Games, major improvements in security for the public were promised. In 2013 however, according to a report by Human Rights Watch, high homicide levels returned after several years of decline. As a result - so did the killings by police.

Lawyers Still Languishing in Jails in Iran for Defending Dissidents Under Rouhani’s Watch

Campaign Pledges Three Years Ago to Free Political Prisoners Now Ring Hollow Dozens of human rights lawyers who have been imprisoned for years in Iran for defending civil rights and political prisoners, remain behind bars three years after President Hassan Rouhani came to office, despite his campaign pledge to free political prisoners. Some have been […]

Cluster Munitions Harm in Syria on Anniversary of the Ban

Part of the challenge with documenting the fast-moving war in Syria is that research can become outdated as soon as it's published. For example, last Thursday, Human Rights Watch issued a new report on more than 47 cluster munition attacks...Show More Summary

Watch a man skydive 25,000 feet without a parachute (and survive) - CNET

Technically Incorrect: Luke Aikins become the first ever human to leap from a plane high up and just dive right down.

Ban militias with abuse records from Mosul fight: HRW

Human Rights Watch says Shia and Kurdish militia accused of abuse should stay away from battle for key Iraqi city.

Rights group says ban militias with record of abuses from Mosul battle

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi military commanders should prevent militias with records of serious abuses from taking part in a planned offensive on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, campaign group Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.

Human Rights Watch Calls on Iraqi Gov't to Keep Shiite Militias Out of Mosul

Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Sunday urged the Iraqi government to exclude Shia militias with a significant record of human rights abuses from the planned liberation of Mosul from the Daesh terrorist group.

HRC President Chad Griffin Shreds Trump Claims That He’s Pro-LGBT in DNC Speech: WATCH

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Human Rights Campaign President Chad Griffin used his appearance at the Democratic National Convention to go to town on Donald Trump’s claims that he’s pro-LGBT. Here are Griffin’s remarks in full: Last month, our nation was rocked… Read The post HRC President Chad Griffin Shreds Trump Claims That He’s Pro-LGBT in DNC Speech: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Watch: Chelsea Clinton says her mother 'knows women's rights are human rights'

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Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: 'We will not build a wall," Hillary Clinton says July 28, 2016, 7:57 p.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention:• In her acceptance speech Hillary Clinton says the nation is facing a "moment of reckoning" but "we are not afraid."...

Watch: Chad Griffin says Hillary Clinton has 'boldly declared that gay rights are human rights'

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Democratic National Convention 2016 live updates: Hillary Clinton's big speech is tonight July 28, 2016, 2:42 p.m. It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention:• Watch live with us• As she prepares to give the most important speech of her career, what is Hillary Clinton's edge at the...

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