Keyword: human rights
Prominent human rights activist and former UN rapporteur Asma Jahangir given United Nations Association of USA (UNA-USA) Leo Nevas Human Rights Task Force award.
Speaking at Asia Society, four Asia leaders reflect on freedom, justice, accountability and respect for human rights as essentially linked to democracy.
Chinese dissident artist has broken his government-mandated Twitter silence to speak out against the detainment of his friends.
Iranian doctors Arash and Kamiar Alaei, participants in Asia Society's Asia 21 Young Leaders Program, were awarded the 2011 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights by the Global Health Council on Thursday.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday put pressure on China to improve its human rights record.
Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo’s empty chair shown around the world but not in China.
An Indian adivasi-tribal with her hands tied together to symbolically represent bondage, attend a sit-in protest on the occasion of Human Rights Day in Mumbai on December 10, 2010.