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Abortion lobby takes aim at parental rights

Recently, a coalition of 75 organizations including Planned Parenthood, National LGBTQ Task Force, the ACLU, and the National Abortion Federation released a 116...

Abortion lobby takes aim at parental rights

Source: washingtonexaminer.com

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for th...
23:42, 04/29/2019

Teen Vogue column instructing minors how to get abortion without parental consent called 'disgusting' Parents are blasting Teen Vogue for a recent "sexual health and identity" column that instructs a pregnant minor on how to end a pregnancy without tel...
19:14, 06/14/2019

Gucci Collection Promotes Abortion Rights Amid Wave of Abortion Restrictions in U.S. Gucci weighed into the abortion debate at its 2020 fashion show in Rome on Tuesday, unveiling several pieces that made reference to abortion rights an...
22:56, 05/29/2019

As Some States Limit Abortion, Others Move to Protect Abortion Rights In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
19:42, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion rights groups sue over Missouri law Prominent U.S. abortion rights groups Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit late on Tuesday in an effort t...
12:14, 07/31/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)       ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this...
17:00, 05/17/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v....
23:14, 05/13/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
02:28, 05/22/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly ...
19:28, 05/16/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the ...
06:14, 06/07/2019

Gaming for abortion rights: Chips with Everything podcast Jordan Erica Webber talks to Laura Hudson, who wrote about video game producers making games that present players with situations where a character mi...
09:56, 07/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion r...
23:56, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
23:56, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
00:42, 05/16/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
19:28, 05/15/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for l...
03:14, 06/08/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes...
16:56, 05/19/2019

Warren unveils abortion rights platform following new laws WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state ...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Abortion-rights groups challenge restrictions on providers As abortion opponents cheer the passage of fetal heartbeat laws and other bans on the procedure, abortion-rights groups have been waging a quieter bat...
23:28, 05/16/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-...
18:56, 05/17/2019

Biden says he would support Congress in enshrining abortion rights into law if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law “should it become necessary,” his presidential campaign said Tuesday, fol...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Looks Like Biden Is Full of Shit On a Vital Abortion Rights Issue The bare minimum support for abortion rights for a Democratic presidential candidate in 2020 is a pledge to repeal the Hyde Amendment, which has banne...
18:00, 06/05/2019

Louisiana braces for latest turn of the screw on abortion rights The state legislature is to vote on a bill banning terminations after six weeks but so-called Trap laws have already severely restricted accessKathale...
20:42, 05/29/2019

U.K. Parliament Backs Same-Sex Marriage and Abortion Rights in Northern Ireland The votes set the stage for changes that would liberalize laws in Northern Ireland and drag the region into line with the rest of the United Kingdom....
23:42, 07/09/2019

Republican governor signs bill protecting abortion rights MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s Republican governor has signed a bill into law that protects a woman’s access to abortion services. Gov. ...
16:14, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Roe v. Wade at risk: Legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights In recent months, some conservative-leaning U.S. states have taken action to curb abortion rights, the most recent being Missouri, where the state's o...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Roe v. Wade at risk: key facts on legal challenges to U.S. abortion rights A bill passed by Alabama legislators that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state is the strictest such measure in the United States. If signed...
00:42, 05/16/2019

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights groups, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an em...
16:28, 06/28/2019

The female game designers fighting back on abortion rights Through video games, live-action role-playing games and interactive documentaries, developers are challenging the conversation around reproductive rig...
18:56, 06/28/2019

Biden stumbles over abortion rights while Warren receives cheers In a first-of-its-kind forum, the former vice-president claimed a ‘100% voting record’ – before his mic suddenly cut outIn the first presidential foru...
06:56, 06/23/2019

MPs vote to extend abortion and same-sex marriage rights to Northern Ireland Westminster government has said it will honour both results despite ministerial doubtsMPs have voted resoundingly to extend both same-sex marriage and...
19:42, 07/09/2019

Would Overturning Abortion Rights Turn Back Clock To 1973? FILE – In this Wednesday, April 26, 1989 file photo, Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 court case, left, and her attorney Gloria Allred hold ...
19:42, 05/26/2019

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language ...
19:56, 05/27/2019

Abortion Rights Demonstration on Red Carpet of Cannes Film Festival (CANNES, France) — Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the r...
19:42, 05/18/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Se...
23:00, 06/01/2019

Abortion rights groups sue to block Alabama's near-total ban The near-total abortion ban in Alabama is scheduled to go into effect in November, but Planned Parenthood and the ACLU are suing to block it.  &...
20:56, 05/24/2019

Cory Booker writes open letter to men about abortion rights Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker penned an open letter to US men about abortion rights on Friday, writing that they need to stand with wome...
08:56, 05/18/2019

UK Backs Extending Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights To Northern Ireland Britain's House of Commons voted on Tuesday to extend same-sex marriage and abortion rights to Northern Ireland, unless devolved government is restore...
02:28, 07/10/2019

Georgia House race becomes new battleground in fight over abortion rights Renee Unterman, the Republican state senator who sponsored Georgia's controversial "heartbeat" bill, announced a run for Congress on Thursday, opening...
02:00, 06/09/2019

US briefing: Mexico tariffs, abortion rights and National Spelling Bee Friday’s top story: Trump announces tariffs on Mexico until ‘illegal immigration problem is remedied’. Plus, Raptors upset Warriors in their NBA final...
14:28, 05/31/2019

Slovakia's new president takes aim at China's rights record Slovakia's new president, a former activist lawyer, used a meeting with China's top diplomat on Wednesday to criticize Beijing's human rights record, ...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Black Democrats push abortion rights over impeachment as 2020 heats up As lawmakers debate whether to impeach Trump, Democrats at Atlanta’s I Will Vote gala held reproductive rights and voting above other issuesA fierce d...
08:42, 06/10/2019

She Won a Major Victory for Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court. Here’s What She Thinks About the Future of Roe Three years ago this month, on June 27, 2016, the Supreme Court ruled in the biggest abortion case in more than two decades: Whole Woman’s Healt...
16:42, 06/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the government...
15:28, 06/06/2019

Vermont Moves to Protect Abortion Rights as Other States Impose Bans In Vermont, Democrats are pushing for an amendment protecting abortion rights in the State Constitution. Elsewhere, demonstrators were marching outsid...
19:28, 05/22/2019

Democratic congresswoman chides ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights Rep. Norma J. Torres (Calif.) caused a stir in the House with her comment, which she then withdrew, during a debate on a bill for the Department of He...
23:14, 06/12/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected pre...
20:00, 05/22/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a new plan to protect abortion access on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls pushing...
06:56, 05/29/2019

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris to unveil plan to protect abortion rights Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris will unveil a new plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday, joining fellow White House hopefuls push...
22:56, 05/28/2019

Abortion rights advocates criticize Biden over support for Hyde Amendment NARAL and Emily’s List took aim at Biden over his support for the rule, which prohibits federal funds from being used on abortion in most circumstance...
21:00, 06/05/2019

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restrictin...
02:42, 05/22/2019

Top Court To Examine Abortion Laws After Plea Alleges Violation Of Rights The Supreme Court Monday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of certain legal provisions that allow abortion only to save the woman's life o...
16:14, 07/15/2019

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs ...
19:14, 06/21/2019

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state's constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion and upheld an injunction blocking a sta...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Abortion-rights activists to rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners...
18:56, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights demonstrations seize agenda at Cannes film festival The green pro-abortion rights movement took over Cannes this week, as a series of protests at the famous French film festival drew the eye. A new docu...
21:56, 05/20/2019

The House of Commons just gave a standing ovation for abortion rights — minus the Conservatives Members of the Canadian House of Commons rose in a standing ovation to affirm support for a woman's right to choose — that is, except for the Conserva...
01:42, 05/30/2019

Louisiana governor to sign 'heartbeat' ban, latest move to curb U.S. abortion rights Louisiana's Democratic governor said on Wednesday he would sign a bill passed earlier in the day to ban abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, t...
03:56, 05/30/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
16:42, 05/21/2019

Stormy Daniels hosting abortion rights 'swamp trash block party' Stormy Daniels is set to host a “swamp trash block party” with jello shots and a silent auction to benefit an abortion rights group in New Orleans on ...
02:42, 06/16/2019

Stacey Abrams Calls on Hollywood to #StayAndFight About Georgia Abortion Rights Instead of Boycotting Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is just as outraged as many about Georgia’s decision to virtually outlaw abortions in the state, ...
04:56, 06/05/2019

Congresswoman Norma Torres blasts ‘sex-starved males’ opposed to abortion rights A Democratic lawmaker caused a stir on the House floor Wednesday when she said she was sick of hearing “so many sex-starved males” talk ab...
06:56, 06/13/2019

Abortion rights supporters plan hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies across nation Tuesday Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions...
16:28, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday...
16:14, 05/21/2019

Abortion rights supporters' voices thunder at #StopTheBans rallies across the nation Hundreds of #StopTheBans rallies took place across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by states to restrict access to abortions. ...
23:56, 05/21/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists blast new state bans in Supreme Court rally Hundreds of U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination, rallied in front of the Supreme Co...
18:56, 05/21/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has c...
18:28, 07/01/2019

One woman's fight to uphold George Tiller's abortion rights legacy, 10 years after his murder In 2009, George Tiller was shot dead by an anti-abortion activist in Kansas. Today Julie Burkhart is battling to ensure all women can make their own r...
14:28, 05/31/2019

Cory Booker vows to take executive action to protect abortion rights if elected president Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Wednesday will outline executive actions he would take if elected to protect abortion rights, in...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Support for abortion rights grows as some U.S. states curb access: Reuters/Ipsos poll Americans have become more supportive of abortion rights over the past year, even as a wave of Republican-controlled state governments have imposed ne...
19:14, 05/26/2019

Rita’s Italian Ice responds to photo of mascot attending abortion rights rally in Philadelphia Rita’s Italian Ice has responded after a photo of the company’s mascot at an abortion rights rally in Philadelphia was shared widely on social media....
19:42, 05/22/2019

Canadian abortion rights group condemns cinema chain over 'anti-choice' film Country’s largest cinema chain criticized for screening Unplanned, which is said to promote falsehoods about reproductive healthAbortion rights defend...
19:42, 07/09/2019

Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
22:28, 05/22/2019

AMC to rethink Georgia filming if abortion law takes effect ATLANTA (AP) — The network behind a show that’s become synonymous with Georgia says it will “reevaluate” its activity in the state i...
14:56, 06/05/2019

AMC says it will ‘reevaluate’ filming in Georgia if abortion law takes effect AMC Networks calls the abortion legislation "highly restrictive" and says in a statement it will be closely watching what's likely to be "a long and c...
05:56, 06/06/2019

Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece rebukes Gillibrand on abortion: 'Civil rights begin in the womb' Dr. Alveda King, the niece of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., strongly rebuked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's, D-N.Y. comments comparing pro-life...
03:56, 06/13/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of th...
08:28, 05/22/2019

| Police actions slammed | Abortion rights denied: WATCH the top world news videos for today Phoenix couple wants officers fired over incident | Pelosi: Abortion restrictions 'really dangerous'; here are the top world news videos for today. WA...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Ralliers Gather In Lexington To Stand For Women’s Reproductive Rights In Light Of Recent Abortion Bans LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Hundreds of people rallied in downtown Lexington on Saturday afternoon to take a stand for women’s reproductive ...
03:14, 05/26/2019

Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a n...
20:28, 05/30/2019

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in ...
01:00, 05/29/2019

Disney CEO: ‘I rather doubt we will’ film in Georgia if new abortion law takes effect Bob Iger on Georgia's new abortion law: "I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in tha...
04:14, 05/30/2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes no action in Indiana abortion cases The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took no action on appeals seeking to revive two restrictive Republican-backed abortion laws from Indiana, even as deb...
16:14, 05/20/2019

WarnerMedia will reconsider new productions in Georgia if abortion law takes effect WarnerMedia will reconsider any new productions in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect, the company told Reuters on Thursday, following similar...
18:28, 05/30/2019

Ron Howard says he will move production if Georgia abortion law takes effect Filmmaker Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer have joined the list of Hollywood stars who say they will boycott Georgia after the state's governor si...
06:00, 05/20/2019

New Zealand Takes On a Long-Avoided Issue: Decriminalizing Abortion The proposal, which fulfills a campaign vow by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, comes as the country has sidestepped the matter for decades even as it b...
18:28, 08/05/2019

Disney CEO says filming in Georgia would be ‘difficult’ if abortion bill takes effect Disney CEO Bob Iger on Wednesday said that filming in Georgia would be “very difficult” if the state’s controversial abortion bill goes into effect ne...
10:14, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in ...
00:42, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-WarnerMedia will reconsider new productions in Georgia if abortion law takes effect WarnerMedia will reconsider any new productions in Georgia if a new abortion law takes effect, the company told Reuters on Thursday, following similar...
18:28, 05/30/2019

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Takes On Alabama’s Restrictive Abortion Law “That is either an overreach by the Alabama G.O.P. or some pretty intense viral marketing for the new season of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’” Colbert said W...
13:14, 05/16/2019

AMC to rethink filming 'The Walking Dead' in Georgia if abortion law takes effect The network behind a show that's become part of Georgia's pop-culture fiber says it will "reevaluate" its activity in the state if a new abortion law ...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Exclusive: Disney CEO says it will be 'difficult' to film in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Bob Iger told Reuters on Wednesday it would be "very difficult" for the media company to keep filming in Georgia if a n...
04:28, 05/30/2019

Mitch McConnell takes victory lap over judiciary wins at anti-abortion gala Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell boasted at a prominent anti-abortion gala that he had helped confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh desp...
12:14, 06/04/2019

American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information. &#...
06:28, 07/03/2019

Cancer town: civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and mor...
19:00, 07/27/2019

Cancer town: watch live as civil rights leader William Barber takes on pollution at Guardian town hall Campaigner has condemned ‘immoral’ conditions in Louisiana town where chemical plant is tied to alarming cancer riskThe US civil rights leader and mor...
05:00, 07/27/2019

Disney CEO: Filming in Georgia will be 'very difficult' if abortion law takes effect Disney CEO Bob Iger said during a Reuters interview that it would be 'very difficult' to film in Georgia if the state's new abortion la...
17:42, 05/30/2019

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the pri...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. A...
22:42, 05/02/2019

Parental Control Certification Test 2019 AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic webs...
15:56, 07/10/2019

Having a baby? Here are 5 ways to prepare for parental leave Whether you're planning to take a short or an extended period of parental leave, here are a few things you should do to prepare for that break. ...
21:56, 08/13/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to...
22:56, 07/04/2019

Shared parental leave: a dad's view from the frontline A typical scene: my near-threenager son kicks off when I decline to climb a playground pirate ship with my 10-month-old daughter strapped to me in the...
12:42, 06/06/2019

Men less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on career Campaigners say system is set up to fail mothers after Ipsos Mori survey resultsMen are significantly less likely than women to think that taking time...
19:14, 08/04/2019

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked the...
00:14, 08/15/2019

Equity for Fathers in Parental Leave Is Affirmed in New Case As more employers offer paid time off after childbirth, a class-action suit has yielded a settlement in which JPMorgan has pledged equal treatment for...
16:56, 05/30/2019

The Parental Struggles In 2018’s God Of War Echoed Those Of The People Making It “A lot of this performance is a love letter to my kids and it’s an apology,” says voice actor Christopher Judge in a new in-house documentary about th...
02:00, 05/11/2019

'My Baby Monitor Is Haunted': Tales of Parental Fright Catching unexplained movements on your baby monitor? It may just be fodder for paranormal television shows and Hollywood films, but for many parents, ...
19:15, 08/13/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as ...
00:42, 05/18/2019

Spotify rolling out parental controls to match Apple Music Spotify announced that it is updating its Family Plans to allow parents greater control over what music and podcasts their kids can access. Read More...
16:00, 08/19/2019

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention ...
13:42, 06/06/2019

JPMorgan Chase Settles With Dad Who Demanded Equal Parental Leave For Men Before the birth of his second son, Derek Rotondo decided he wanted to spend more time at home - both to bond with the newborn and to more evenly spli...
08:28, 05/31/2019

Apple lets parental control app OurPact return to the App Store OurPact, one of the parental control apps Apple dropped from the App Store earlier this year, is now back on iOS. After The New York Times reported in...
16:56, 07/12/2019

Couple Sues Law Firm Over Parental Leave, Wages and a Firing In a new challenge to its workplace culture, Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies....
20:42, 08/14/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a ...
06:56, 04/29/2019

Apple reinstates OurPact parental control app removed over privacy concerns Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their children's iPhone usage after removing it in Febru...
04:42, 07/12/2019

Cassidy and Sinema team up for first bipartisan paid parental leave plan Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona bridged a political divide on Tuesday by introducing the first bipartisan paid parental ...
18:42, 07/30/2019

The best free parental control software 2019: keep kids safe online If you have children, of course you want them to be able to take advantage of the internet, and free parental control software can take the worry out ...
15:14, 05/21/2019

GOP offers parental leave for poor up to 70% of income, Ivanka Trump credited Key conservative lawmakers, with the support of President Trump and help from first daughter Ivanka Trump, have proposed a unique leave program for ne...
21:14, 05/15/2019

A Leaked Google Memo Exposes The Fallacy of 'Generous' Parental Leave On Monday, Motherboard re-published a memo written by a Google employee with the title, “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here i...
01:42, 08/06/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York...
09:14, 04/29/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with fathers over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.       &...
02:14, 06/01/2019

Baby on the way? Working dads are desperate for better parental leave, data shows Many new fathers are concerned about the amount of paternity leave they get. The average new dad is able to take just seven weeks of parental leave. ...
04:56, 07/05/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid con...
18:56, 04/28/2019

Intel and Qualcomm lobby against Huawei ban While coverage surrounding the US government's Huawei ban has focused primarily on how the Chinese tech giant will be affected, it's worth r...
08:00, 06/17/2019

Lumi by Pampers combines parental insight with data to establish routine for baby Pampers is entering the baby monitoring world with its first all-in-one connected care system. The product's goal is to blend intuition with data...
23:14, 07/18/2019

Apple faces anti-trust probe in Russia over rejected parental control app Apple's removal of a parental control app has now made it the target of an anti-trust probe in Russia. The nation's Federal Anti-Monopoly Se...
23:42, 08/08/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.       &...
19:56, 05/31/2019

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech ...
13:28, 06/17/2019

Coke and Pepsi abandon the plastics lobby Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, two major sellers of plastic bottles, have made sweeping sustainability commitments. Now they are stepping away from a plastics...
18:42, 08/01/2019

UK car lobby warns Johnson against no-deal Brexit A British car industry group has urged Prime Minister Boris Johnson to avoid leaving the European Union without a deal, warning it would present an “e...
14:42, 07/26/2019

Man shot in the face in Bronx building lobby A man was fatally shot in the face and the head in the Bronx Thursday afternoon, police said. The 32-year-old was struck when gunfire broke out at aro...
01:28, 05/03/2019

NBA notebook: Pelicans lobby Davis to stick around In what resembled a sales pitch to an available free agent, the New Orleans Pelicans met with Anthony Davis on Wednesday in the hope of convincing him...
04:42, 05/30/2019

One Weird Trick Ex-Legislators Use to Lobby Their Former Colleagues One thing you have to respect about the corrupt lobbying and campaign finance scene in Washington is that it’s creative, and always finding new ways t...
19:56, 07/26/2019

‘The Town Hall of Hollywood.’ Welcome to the Netflix Lobby. Every day an entertainment’s who’s who passes through the 4,780-square-foot “creative gateway” — complete with 80-foot video screen — hoping for a pie...
00:14, 07/15/2019

'Like any other job': Indian sex workers lobby for pensions and healthcare Five million sex workers vow to vote en bloc in national elections in effort to have rights acknowledgedSex workers across India are lobbying candidat...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Spotify upgrades Family plan subscription, rolls out parental controls for music service Spotify is launching a content filter feature for its Family Plan that gives parents and guardians better control over what kids listen to.  ...
22:28, 08/19/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles class-action lawsuit after dad demands equal parental leave for men The bank agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from male employees who alleged they were denied access to the same paid parental l...
03:56, 05/31/2019

After Alabama OKs strictest abortion law in nation, Missouri could be next. Where states stand on abortion bans Alabama's passage of the nation's strictest abortion law is the latest bid by states in the South and Midwest to stake out a legal challenge...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Isn’t Only About Abortion. Opponents Are Afraid it May Drive Doctors Out of the State Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on May 15 signed into law the strictest abortion ban in the country, sparking fears not only about abortion access, but also abo...
21:14, 05/16/2019

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied ...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Oregon public defenders lobby for sweeping overhaul SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon public defenders walked out of the courthouse and into the Statehouse this week to rally behind legislation that would overh...
21:14, 06/13/2019

Ex-Knicks J.R. Smith, Al Harrington lobby NY lawmakers to legalize pot ALBANY – Former New York Knicks basketball players J.R. Smith and Al Harrington made a surprise appearance in Albany on Tuesday to push for pot ...
00:42, 06/05/2019

U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban: sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech ...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Josh Hawley: Alabama abortion ban is ‘direct response’ to New York’s late-term abortion law Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said that Alabama’s passage of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bill is a reaction to late-term abortion legislation seen...
04:14, 05/17/2019

Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate passes a near-total ban on abortion, sends bill to governor; would be most restrictive abortion law in US....
04:28, 05/15/2019

Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama governor signs nation’s strictest abortion ban, which makes performing an abortion a felony in nearly all cases....
00:56, 05/16/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Internal emails reveal how the chemical lobby fights regulation Messages to the Environmental Protection Agency from lobbyists show tactic of sowing doubt in science, critics sayRead our entire Toxic America series...
10:42, 05/22/2019

Don't Use Eid Meets To Lobby For Party Tickets: Omar Abdullah To Leaders National Conference leader Omar Abdullah Thursday asked his party leaders to desist from lobbying for party ticket for the forthcoming Assembly electi...
13:28, 06/06/2019

Revealed: Trudeau government welcomed oil lobby help for US pipeline push Canadian government viewed Trump’s election as “positive news” for Keystone XL and energy industryThe Trudeau government treated Donald Trump’s electi...
15:56, 05/01/2019

New NRA president targets Dem Rep. Lucy McBath, says gun lobby will back anyone running against her The newly elected president of the National Rifle Association (NRA) pledges to endorse any candidate who opposes the gun-control policies of U.S. Rep....
13:00, 05/01/2019

Intel, Qualcomm, and Xilinx quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech ...
07:00, 06/18/2019

FOCUS-U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban -sources Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech ...
01:56, 06/17/2019

U.S. pork lobby says regulatory changes needed after Trump biotech order The U.S. pork lobby said on Tuesday more must be done to simplify regulations for genetically altered livestock, weeks after President Donald Trump si...
01:42, 06/26/2019

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our ec...
03:28, 07/09/2019

Auto lobby tries to steer Colorado clear of California ZEV rules The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers met with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on April 15 in a bid to convince him that voluntary efforts to boost elect...
21:00, 05/07/2019

Telecoms lobby demands access to high-band spectrum for 5G The global telecoms industry on Tuesday demanded access to the high-capacity spectrum it says it needs to support data-intensive 5G services, accusing...
09:28, 07/30/2019

Unions lobby investors to press Amazon over UK working conditions GMB tells shareholders that warehouse workers endure targets that cause sufferingTrade unions are lobbying City investors to put pressure on Amazon to...
13:14, 05/20/2019

Video game industry pushes back on Trump's violence link, stresses parental tools As President Trump and politicians blame video games for recent mass shootings, industry stresses lack of violence link, consoles' parental tool...
21:42, 08/06/2019

Sole abortion clinic in North Dakota files free speech suit against state anti-abortion laws North Dakota's only abortion clinic joined with the American Medical Association to file a federal suit to undo two state anti-abortion laws on the gr...
00:56, 06/26/2019

When US pulls overseas abortion funding, abortion rates go up not down Withholding aid from clinics that offer abortion services leads to a rise in terminations – perhaps because the clinics often provide contraception se...
14:42, 06/28/2019

Japan auto lobby dismayed at Trump comment on imported cars Japan's automobile makers lobby on Tuesday said it was profoundly disappointed by U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that imported vehicles were a ...
09:14, 05/21/2019

'This is the reality': Brazilian women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticis...
04:42, 07/17/2019

Government tries to fend off Angus Taylor inquiry with lobby group letter Minister says evidence proves he was helping ‘constituents’ when he met officials about land-clearing controversy linked to his investmentsThe governm...
13:56, 07/25/2019

Israel Folau: Australian Christian lobby hosts new fundraising effort ACL steps in after GoFundMe pulls plug on former Wallabies star’s online appealThe Australian Christian Lobby is hosting a fundraising effort on its w...
23:56, 06/24/2019

Companies lobby U.S. Congress on carbon tax; senator expects bill in weeks Representatives from more than 70 companies met with U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday to push for a tax on carbon emissions to fight climate change, and a ...
22:28, 05/22/2019

Japan business lobby urges sales tax hike to proceed as planned The head of a Japanese business lobby said a planned sales tax hike should proceed in October to sustain the social security system for a rapidly agei...
05:28, 05/30/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser $70,000 per quarter to lobby against counterfeit vendors From July 2018 until March 2019, Amazon paid Ballard Partners up to $70,000 each quarter to combat in the import of counterfeit goods.   &#...
15:42, 06/05/2019

Big banks break away from lobby groups in Brexit trade deal talks A group of banks are directly feeding the British government ideas for a Brexit financial services trade deal, bypassing the industry's major lobby gr...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Powerful Liquor Lobby Influences Yogi Adityanath, Says Sacked UP Minister Infuriated over his sacking, controversial Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Om Prakash Rajbhar on Monday alleged that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gav...
17:56, 05/20/2019

If trade spat worsens, Mexico should target Trump base: farm lobby The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
21:42, 05/31/2019

'Polluter pays': welfare lobby demands climate compensation for people on low incomes Social services statement backs Labor’s emissions reduction target as a minimum Action on climate change should make polluters pay and include compens...
20:28, 05/09/2019

Amazon paid a Trump fundraiser to lobby against vendors who sell counterfeit goods Brian Ballard, a leading fundraiser in Florida for Trump, has been lobbying members of Trump's administration and Congress on Amazon's behal...
23:56, 06/04/2019

Japan auto lobby dismayed Trump declares some imports security threat Japan's automakers' lobby said on Tuesday it was dismayed by President Donald Trump's declaration that some imported vehicles and parts posed a threat...
11:14, 05/21/2019

Foreign Investors' Lobby Group Asks Government To Reconsider High Taxes About 40 per cent of roughly 9,400 FPIs investing in India are registered as trusts, according to tax experts, while the rest are registered as corpor...
17:28, 07/12/2019

Pharma lobby group opposes senators' proposal to lower drug prices Representatives of PhRMA opposed a proposal from the Senate Finance Committee to lower prescription drug prices in a meeting with U.S. President Donal...
18:42, 07/25/2019

Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
04:56, 06/01/2019

Israel Folau donations soar past $2m – as Australian Christian Lobby cashes in Support ‘overwhelming’, ACL says, announcing it will suspend campaign for nowA campaign to raise funds to support Israel Folau’s legal stoush with Rug...
05:28, 06/27/2019

Don't target U.S. financial firms if trade war widens, lobby group tells China China should not restrict access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial sector, said a lobby group represen...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay...
01:14, 06/01/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from...
17:14, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
02:42, 06/01/2019

Deutsche Bank removes a trio of massive and expensive paintings from its Wall Street lobby Andrew Kelly/Reuters Deutsche Bank removed three abstract paintings by German artist Gerhard Richter from its New York office's lobby, Bloomberg repo...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Exclusive: Mayor of London urges motorists to lobby for national diesel scrappage scheme News 17 Jun, 2019 Drivers who bought diesels on previous Government advice should lobby for a national diesel scrappage scheme, says Sad...
15:28, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan auto lobby dismayed Trump declares some imports security threat Japan's automakers' lobby said on Tuesday it was dismayed by President Donald Trump's declaration that some imported vehicles and parts posed a threat...
12:00, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Target Trump's base if trade spat worsens, Mexican farm lobby says The Mexican government should target agricultural goods produced in states that have voted for U.S. President Donald Trump's Republican Party if the t...
03:56, 06/01/2019

Chamber lobby sees Congress moving on USMCA without fulfilling Democratic demand for renegotiation The U.S. Chamber of Commerce sees congressional Democrats backing off their demand that President Trump's U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade must b...
19:28, 05/29/2019

GOP lawmaker blocked restrictions on lenders near military bases while wife worked for bank lobby A powerful, long-serving Republican congressman blocked a federal crackdown on predatory lenders targeting military members while his wife was working...
18:42, 07/29/2019

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to c...
19:28, 08/16/2019

How about the ‘pro-life’ lobby get behind these life-positive causes instead? | Hadley Freeman Banning abortion isn’t the most effective place to start if you want to save livesIt’s always more fun to be on the winning side, and in the US right ...
15:14, 05/25/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a ...
17:28, 05/17/2019

Voting Rights Some court rulings end fights. Others rev them up. In this decade, the U.S. Supreme Court has issued two such decisions.  In 2019, the court declared ...
03:28, 07/31/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which con...
10:14, 05/17/2019

What rights do airplane passengers have? After a doctor leaving Jamaica is told by American Airlines to cover up in a blanket, CNN Travel then asks: What rights do airline passengers have in ...
17:14, 07/17/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people...
00:00, 06/02/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously re...
15:56, 05/01/2019

How a Self-Taught Art Curator Became a Gay Rights Champion ‘I had no vision at all,’ said Charles W. Leslie, who co-founded the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art 50 years ago. ‘It had to do with some...
20:28, 06/21/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one o...
12:14, 05/22/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated ...
19:00, 05/12/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards e...
18:28, 05/01/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friend...
03:42, 05/10/2019

UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go home The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that ch...
11:42, 06/24/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonom...
02:42, 05/16/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recen...
06:56, 06/09/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, a...
10:28, 06/14/2019

Human rights and the law in Indian-controlled Kashmir Both the United Nations and the International Criminal Court consider the way civilians said they were used by the Indian army to search houses in sou...
15:00, 04/30/2019

Australia says diplomats should not undermine rights, after HK protest Foreign diplomats in Australia should respect the right to free speech and peaceful protest, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said, following tension bet...
06:28, 07/27/2019

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the em...
18:00, 08/08/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a l...
19:28, 05/24/2019

Canadian air passenger bill of rights: What you need to know about rule changes Canada has instituted new protections covering a wide range of issues, from overbooked flights to lost bags to delays. See when they go into effect. ...
19:00, 07/29/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by conditions in US for migrants The U.N.’s human rights chief has challenged Trump administration policies and said she is “appalled” by the conditions facing detained migrants and r...
22:56, 07/08/2019

Turkey's top court says journalists' rights violated: NTV Turkey's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that authorities had violated the freedom of expression and personal security of two journalists detai...
23:14, 05/02/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business...
23:00, 06/17/2019

US sanctions 4 Nicaraguan officials over human rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions on four Nicaraguan officials accused of being responsible for a crackdown on stre...
21:42, 06/21/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of...
10:14, 05/03/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how mu...
23:28, 06/26/2019

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, re...
13:00, 07/02/2019

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits ...
16:14, 06/07/2019

Deals Give Drugmakers Rights to DNA Data Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable g...
20:30, 08/12/2019

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, bu...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Sudan must end repression and let monitors in, says U.N. rights boss Sudanese authorities must let in human rights monitors, end repression of protesters and restore the internet connection, U.N. human rights boss Miche...
18:14, 06/24/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the reproduction of captiv...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting ou...
13:56, 06/03/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to di...
07:42, 06/22/2019

AP Source: Sabres retain rights to Girgensons, Larsson The Buffalo Sabres have issued qualifying offers to their most high-profile restricted free agents, including forwards Zemgus Girgensons and Johan Lar...
23:56, 06/19/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now ev...
19:42, 06/27/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to l...
22:42, 06/21/2019

Voting Rights Were Already a Big 2020 Issue. Then Came the Gerrymandering Ruling. Already the subject of detailed proposals from several Democratic presidential candidates, the issue of voting rights is now an integral part of the 2...
12:28, 06/28/2019

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to ...
06:28, 05/17/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible ...
13:28, 06/03/2019

France may extend fertilization rights to lesbians, singles PARIS — Lesbians and single women in France may soon have access to medically assisted reproduction for the first time. President Emmanuel Macron’s go...
08:42, 07/25/2019

Thousands march for LGBT rights in Ukraine’s capital MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of supporters of LGBT rights have marched through the center of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, under a heavy police presence to ...
10:56, 06/23/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil...
16:00, 05/19/2019

Indonesia military: Use of child soldiers a rights violation JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian military spokesman says any use of child soldiers by Papuan independence fighters would be a violation of huma...
13:14, 06/25/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, w...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction as...
12:42, 06/28/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights WASHINGTON-- Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National...
12:42, 07/19/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire sit...
12:28, 06/22/2019

Macron says France to be vigilant over Carlos Ghosn's rights President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday France would remain vigilant that Carlos Ghosn's presumption of innocence and the former Renault-Nissan le...
13:56, 06/26/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, v...
10:00, 05/12/2019

Council of Europe restores Russia's voting rights Russia has received backing from the Council of Europe's assembly to return to the body. Moscow had its voting rights suspended five years ago over th...
02:56, 06/25/2019

St Petersburg murder victim was 'well-known LGBT rights activist' Yelena Grigoryeva received threats before she was stabbed to death, say campaignersRussian campaigners have said that a woman found murdered with mult...
00:56, 07/23/2019

UN postpones conference on torture after rights groups' criticism The United Nations has postponed a conference in Cairo on torture that was to take place in September following criticism from rights groups that say ...
02:42, 08/21/2019

U.N. rights body calls for release of Chinese lawyer A Chinese lawyer held for more than 16 months without trial is being unlawfully detained for his human rights work and should be released, a United Na...
20:28, 05/31/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia's voting rights The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia's voting rights in the continent's main human rights watchdog....
12:00, 05/17/2019

'Not without our rights': Rohingya refugees refuse to return to Myanmar Displaced families selected for repatriation say they will not go back, with lack of citizenship a sticking pointMuslim Rohingyas housed in sprawling ...
03:56, 08/21/2019

Council of Europe to discuss Russia’s voting rights MOSCOW (AP) — The Council of Europe has gathered for a ministerial meeting that could restore Russia’s voting rights in the continent’s ma...
10:56, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of t...
14:28, 07/17/2019

Government To Analyse Requests For Allocation Of Jet Flying Rights The government is planning to allocate Jet Airways' international flying rights to other airlines such as IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet, GoAir and Vista...
10:42, 05/17/2019

Council of Europe Restores Russia’s Voting Rights Ukraine and other former Soviet states opposed ending the suspension, which began with the annexation of Crimea. Russia had threatened to quit the gro...
16:14, 06/25/2019

Taylor Swift reveals why she took a stand for LGBTQ rights Singer says facing her previous lack of advocacy had been ‘kind of devastating’Taylor Swift says she felt compelled to publicly champion LGBTQ causes ...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Can...
22:14, 05/03/2019

Would a Hollywood boycott protect women's rights? Elizabeth Debicki, Erika Christensen, Lake Bell and Rosanna Arquette discuss an industry boycott of states passing restrictive abortion laws. (June 14...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international in...
16:00, 06/08/2019

NBA, Twitch announce deal for digital rights to USA Basketball The National Basketball Association on Tuesday said that Amazon.com Inc's Twitch would be its exclusive digital partner for streaming USA Basketball g...
16:00, 08/06/2019

We Have To Act: UN Rights Expert Urges US Action Over Khashoggi Killing The United Nations human rights expert who conducted an independent probe into the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday urg...
23:56, 07/09/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profa...
03:56, 06/15/2019

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to ta...
04:14, 06/15/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongo...
02:56, 07/12/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing...
18:14, 06/15/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two days...
09:28, 06/16/2019

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a beloved...
12:00, 05/05/2019

CW Seed picks up streaming rights to Schitt's Creek The underground comedy series that nobody watches but everyone says you should watch just got easier to see, with The CW announcing that its free, ad-...
02:28, 08/05/2019

Tunisian LGBT rights advocate 'sticking with' bid for presidency Gay rights activist Mounir Baatour wants to become president in Tunisia — and is putting the fight for LGBT rights at the center of his election campa...
22:14, 07/07/2019

Rolling Stones and Richard Ashcroft end 22-year rights row One of the UK music industry's most notable copyright disputes has been resolved with the royalties and rights for Bitter Sweet Symphony being returne...
02:56, 05/24/2019

Gay rights, antiwar activist Justin Raimondo dies at 67 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Justin Raimondo, a longtime gay rights advocate and antiwar activist, has died. He was 67. Friend Eric Garris said Sunday that Ra...
23:56, 06/30/2019

Why a Hamptons Highway Is a Battleground Over Native American Rights As many rich and famous New Yorkers headed out to the Hamptons on Memorial Day weekend, they were welcomed by large billboards erected by the local Sh...
14:14, 05/27/2019

Bangladesh must investigate rife torture: U.N. rights body A U.N. human rights body called on Bangladeshi authorities on Friday to investigate credible allegations that police and security forces routinely tor...
19:42, 08/09/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that i...
03:28, 05/28/2019

TikTok is under investigation in the UK over children's data privacy rights The U.K.'s data protection regulator is concerned about how TikTok collects and uses children's data, as well as the app's open messagi...
14:14, 07/03/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the...
15:14, 05/25/2019

The Latest: San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s “conscience rights” regulation (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The city of S...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a we...
22:28, 06/12/2019

Uber Must Act Against Those Who Harassed Disability Rights Activist: Centre The Centre has asked app-based cab aggregator Uber India to act against two of its drivers, who had allegedly harassed disability rights activist Arma...
14:56, 07/04/2019

When it comes to music rights, Taylor Swift is the norm, not the exception Taylor Swift may feel that she's been burned, but she's far from the only one. The conflict between artists and commerce is an ancient one, and supers...
03:56, 07/02/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been laun...
15:42, 05/28/2019

John Oliver: equal rights are 'so obvious, you assume we already have it' The Last Week Tonight host discussed the equal rights amendment’s importance and long journey to ratificationJohn Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on Sunday...
18:42, 06/10/2019

CoA Cannot Decide On Voting Rights Of States, SC Will: BCCI Lawyer Till the time the apex court hears out the state associations, the CoA can't decide on whether they are compliant or not as per the BCCI state bodies....
17:14, 08/07/2019

U.N. rights boss welcome in China, including Xinjiang, envoy says China's envoy in Geneva said on Thursday that he hoped U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet would visit China, including Xinjiang, where he said ...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Bangladeshi women in Italy fight for gender rights The Bangladeshi community in Italy is the second largest in Europe. However, many women are still struggling to acclimatize, not least because of thei...
05:56, 08/03/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for jus...
18:56, 04/30/2019

On Women’s Rights, Uneven Progress in the Middle East Saudi Arabia has lifted its restrictions on women traveling abroad, the most notable weakening yet of the country’s notorious guardianship system. It ...
20:42, 08/02/2019

Palestinian Authority Bans Activities by Gay Rights Group The Palestinian group, Al Qaws, vowed to continue its work. A police spokesman said its activities violated the “ideals and values of Palestinian soci...
01:14, 08/20/2019

U.S. must ensure access to safe abortions: U.N. rights office The United Nations human rights office called on U.S. authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to r...
16:00, 05/21/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate case...
09:28, 07/27/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to rej...
01:56, 07/13/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Presiden...
22:14, 06/19/2019

'Homotopia': Sam Vance-Law's album reinvigorates the gay rights struggle On the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots and the rise of the gay liberation movement, DW's Robin Merrill spoke to Sam Vance-Law about the inspir...
20:14, 07/26/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, w...
04:14, 05/09/2019

Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him ...
03:42, 06/04/2019

Rights group: Staff threatened following incendiary report CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has accused Egypt’s state-controlled media of launching a smear campaign against its staff. Human Rights Wat...
12:14, 05/31/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico’s president The head of Mexico’s governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hum...
03:28, 06/04/2019

Could violators of Germany's constitution forfeit basic rights? The former secretary-general of Angela Merkel's conservatives wants enemies of the constitution to forfeit important basic rights, citing Article 18 o...
05:28, 06/21/2019

Rights group demands Egyptian juvenile not be executed CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International is demanding that Egypt not execute a man arrested at age 17 ahead of an anticipated death sentence. The rights gro...
15:00, 06/21/2019

Head of rights commission criticizes Mexico's president The head of Mexico's governmental National Human Rights Commission has launched a broad criticism of President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obradór, saying hum...
02:28, 06/04/2019

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the cou...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Malaysia's new government slow on reforms, rights groups say Malaysia's new government has failed to deliver on most of its human rights reform promises in its first year in power, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty...
11:42, 05/08/2019

UN rights expert slams UK welfare spending cuts A U.N. human rights expert has sharpened his criticism of cuts to social support in Britain, describing recent changes as window-dressing and calling ...
16:28, 05/22/2019

Anti-Terror Bill To Become Law. Centre Says No Rights Will Be Violated An amendment to an anti-terror bill to designate individuals as "terrorists" was passed in parliament today, with 147 votes in its favour and 42 again...
13:00, 08/02/2019

HBO Max secures exclusive US streaming rights for Doctor Who, other BBC series Enlarge / Jodie Whittaker, who plays Doctor Who's 13th Doctor, is seen here contemplating her future fate chained to HBO Max. (credit: BBC America / A...
11:00, 08/02/2019

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Ku...
14:56, 04/30/2019

PG&E to hold sole rights to bankruptcy exit plan - WSJ A judge overseeing PG&E Corp's bankruptcy case allowed the California utility to hold on to sole rights to its Chapter 11 exit plan, the Wall Street J...
05:56, 08/17/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it’s askin...
15:42, 04/29/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
16:28, 07/08/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emi...
00:42, 06/06/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner f...
15:42, 06/18/2019

L.G.B.T.Q. Rights Cases Stall Under DeVos, Report Finds An analysis by the Center for American Progress found that the Trump administration was less likely to investigate claims of discrimination against L....
23:00, 07/29/2019

Polish Gay-Rights Demonstrators March Under Police Protection About 1,000 gay-rights demonstrators marched under police protection, the second pride parade for this city in Poland’s east, a week after the first w...
11:56, 07/29/2019

Liverpool star on women's rights in the Middle East Liverpool star Mohamed Salah says his teammate on the Egyptian national football team Amr Warda requires "treatment or rehabilitation" after the playe...
19:42, 08/19/2019

The EU is reportedly stripping 5 countries of some market access rights The European Commission will remove some market access rights from five countries this week in a move that could affect the UK after Brexit, the Finan...
07:00, 07/29/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Heeding the call for women’s rights around the planet Women and activists have been reflecting on the progress made across the world in 2018 in reducing discrimination and inequalities based on gender and...
19:14, 04/28/2019

What are the different types of abortion? There are several types of abortion, including medical abortion, vacuum aspiration, dilation and evacuation, and induced labor. The type that a doctor...
02:28, 06/28/2019

Who is trying to ban abortion in the US? – podcast Alabama is one of 15 states to recently pass an abortion ban. Although none of the bans are currently in effect, the aim is to place pressure on Roe v...
08:28, 05/27/2019

Where is abortion legal? Everywhere. But ... Forty-three states prohibit abortion after a certain point in the pregnancy, including Alabama's ban and four that passed heartbeat bills in 2019...
07:56, 05/16/2019

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A U.N. report says North Koreans working in hundreds of capitalistic-style markets are often abused and forced to engage in ...
09:42, 05/28/2019

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being ...
15:00, 07/04/2019

‘This should never happen anywhere’: UN rights chief speaks out about US migrant facility conditions GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention fac...
04:00, 07/09/2019

Rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch ...
17:42, 05/28/2019

Rights group cheers Bhutan’s move to legalize gay relations NEW DELHI (AP) — A global rights group has welcomed Bhutan’s move toward becoming the latest South Asian nation to decriminalize homosexuality. ...
15:14, 06/09/2019

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no goi...
02:14, 06/09/2019

Rights under threat: how China is bringing Hong Kong to heel Beijing has chipped away at the city’s autonomy for 22 years – and protests reflect growing angerIn the 22 years since Hong Kong reverted to Chinese r...
15:14, 07/05/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt's Sinai amount to war crimes A leading international rights group on Tuesday accused Egypt's security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the Sinai Peninsu...
08:00, 05/28/2019

Poland Is Holding Massive Pride Parades. But How Far Have LGBTQ Rights Really Come? The biggest pride event in Central and Eastern Europe brought more people than ever to the streets in the Polish capital of Warsaw on June 8. Tens of ...
20:28, 07/03/2019

Rights group: Abuses in Egypt’s Sinai amount to war crimes CAIRO (AP) — A leading international rights group has accused Egypt’s security forces of committing widespread abuses against civilians in the S...
07:56, 05/28/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administra...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act...
20:56, 07/02/2019

Botswana scraps gay sex laws in big victory for LGBTQ rights in Africa Botswana's High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa's LGBTQ movements...
14:28, 06/11/2019

UK warns China of serious consequences if Hong Kong rights not honored Britain warned China on Tuesday there would be serious consequences if Beijing broke its promises to protect freedoms in Hong Kong, after police fired...
14:42, 07/02/2019

Factbox: Swiss women to strike in call for equal pay and rights Ahead of a strike planned for Friday by women in Switzerland, Reuters spoke to nine women about their concerns, including the need for equal pay and p...
17:28, 06/12/2019

Joe Biden Says He Wasn’t Ready for Kamala Harris to ‘Come After’ Him on Civil Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden defended his civil rights record and said he wasn’t ready for California Sen. Kamala Harris to go after him on h...
17:00, 07/05/2019

Venezuelan envoy rejects ‘biased’ report at UN rights body A top Venezuelan diplomat branded as “biased” a report by the U.N. human rights chief chronicling torture, sexual abuse, extrajudicial killings and ot...
17:28, 07/05/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Rights group urges U.S. to sanction China over Xinjiang camps The United States, embroiled in a trade war with China, should also impose sanctions on China for detaining an estimated one million Uighurs in its Xi...
18:42, 05/29/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s ri...
03:00, 07/09/2019

North Dakota tribe defends its rights to minerals from state FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Leaders of a Native American tribe in North Dakota are asking state officials to work with them rather than against them in a dispu...
16:14, 06/01/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he ...
19:14, 06/02/2019

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “cons...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Chef and civil rights figure Leah Chase dead at 96 Iconic New Orleans chef Leah Chase — who served her authentic Creole cuisine to civil rights activists Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. — ...
13:56, 06/03/2019

Kawhi Leonard files lawsuit against Nike over rights to his logo In the lawsuit, Leonard said Nike filed a copyright application for a logo that he designed and did so "unbeknownst to Leonard and without his consent...
04:56, 06/04/2019

Funeral set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A public viewing and funeral have been set for civil rights icon and chef Leah Chase. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports that the ...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Hungary drops courts plan opposed by EU, rights groups The plans for administrative courts have been at the center of the confrontation between the nationalist, ruling Fidesz party and the European Union. ...
18:28, 05/30/2019

Ivanka rocks The Hague with push for women’s financial rights Ivanka Trump brought her bid to help level the global financial playing field for 50 million women to The Hague Wednesday, where she announced a deal ...
08:14, 06/06/2019

Michael Schumacher feature film rights up for grabs at Cannes Documentary will tell story of Formula One star and cover his near-fatal skiing accident The dramatic life and times of the Formula One racing champio...
17:14, 05/12/2019

Surging Air Traffic Prompts Rethink of Airport Gate Rights Rapid growth in global air travel is making airlines and airport operators shake up a decades-old system for allocating takeoff and landing slots at s...
12:42, 07/07/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injur...
06:42, 07/07/2019

Microsoft is axing internal use rights for its products for its reseller partners Microsoft is discontinuing internal use rights for product licenses, as well as cutting previously included on-premises support incidents provided to ...
18:28, 07/06/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a w...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Accountability in Sudan ‘crucial’ to avoid ‘further bloodshed’, says UN rights office Now in its fifth day, a crackdown by the military authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, with dozens reported killed, has prompted a “gravel...
18:28, 06/07/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 pris...
02:56, 05/25/2019

Richard Ashcroft reclaims rights to 'Bitter Sweet Symphony' The Verve alum Richard Ashcroft thanked Mick Jagger and Keith Richards after the Rolling Stones members gave him the rights to "Bitter Sweet Symphony....
20:28, 05/24/2019

Kentucky Supreme Court voids victims’ rights amendment FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Supreme Court has voided a proposed amendment on crime victims’ rights because the question posed to voters w...
20:28, 06/13/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhan...
19:28, 06/28/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and ...
02:42, 06/22/2019

U.N. rights chief Bachelet urges Venezuela to release prisoners U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday urged Venezuela's government to release prisoners who were arrested for peacefully protesting, and...
08:28, 06/22/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at ...
15:56, 05/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — The Italian interior ministry vowed Sunday to press ahead with a new decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that re...
15:56, 05/19/2019

U.N. rights boss says Sudan must halt repression, allow monitors access Sudanese authorities must grant human rights monitors access to the country and end "repression" against protesters and the shutdown of the Internet, ...
11:28, 06/24/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions ...
23:56, 06/24/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against ...
20:00, 05/16/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil...
20:00, 06/25/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on...
22:28, 05/17/2019

Croatia denies rights violations ahead of Merkel visit The chancellor and the German center-right candidate for the top EU post head to the Balkans before the European Parliament elections. Croatia plays a...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent's key human rights body, the Cou...
22:56, 05/16/2019

LGBTQ students fight for rights at 'unambiguously Christian' Baylor Gay and lesbian students were hopeful a 2015 policy change could pave their way to more rights at Baylor University, one of the country's most promine...
18:42, 06/26/2019

House Extends Civil Rights Protections to Gay and Transgender People The House passed legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, but the White House and Republican Sen...
18:56, 05/17/2019

European rights group rebukes Portugal over corruption fight LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Europe’s foremost human rights organization says Portugal’s efforts to fight corruption are “globally unsati...
12:42, 06/28/2019

"Triple Talaq Must Go For Equal Rights To Women": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind is addressing the joint sitting of both the houses of Parliament at the Central Hall. President Kovind lauded the large numb...
11:00, 06/20/2019

U.N. rights chief Bachelet to leave monitors in Venezuela after visit U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet, who was wrapping up an official visit to Venezuela on Friday, will leave two delegates behind to monitor th...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Rights group accuses dairy farmers of animal cruelty _ again An animal rights group is leveling a new round of allegations against Pennsylvania dairy farmers who were acquitted of animal cruelty charges nearly a...
20:42, 06/28/2019

'Are they going to violate my rights?': California's battle over police body cameras State lawmakers are considering barring officers from running facial recognition programs on body camerasAdvocates calling for body-worn cameras for l...
14:14, 06/14/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposit...
17:56, 06/14/2019

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in Amer...
21:28, 06/14/2019

Iraq weighs captives' rights against fear of new Islamic State Iraqi farmer Shaker Salih says he feared Islamic State, but feared its defeat even more. His problem is persuading people to believe that he did not s...
11:42, 05/23/2019

Rights group: Houthi attack on airport ‘apparent war crime’ CAIRO (AP) — A leading rights group has called the recent drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia an “apparent...
14:28, 06/15/2019

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International...
14:00, 05/22/2019

U.N. rights office calls for independent probe into Mursi death The United Nations human rights office called on Tuesday for an independent investigation into the death of Egypt's former President Mohamed Mursi, sa...
16:14, 06/18/2019

U.N. rights investigator to issue report on Khashoggi murder: statement The United Nations extrajudicial executions investigator, Agnes Callamard, will to issue her report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi ...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Rights expert calls out Hungary on refugees, NGOs, judiciary BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner says Hungary needs to urgently address human rights violations such a...
11:42, 05/21/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, t...
19:28, 06/19/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing de...
16:56, 06/17/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political ...
05:56, 06/20/2019

Triple Talaq Must Go For Equal Rights To Women: President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said eradication of social evils like ''Triple Talaq'' and ''Nikah-Halala'' is imperative for ensuring equal rig...
13:56, 06/20/2019

Wikipedia Asks European Rights Court to Lift Turkey Ban The foundation that runs Wikipedia said Thursday it had filed a lawsuit with the European Court of Human Rights to lift Turkey's two-year block on the...
14:00, 05/24/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and Pres...
16:42, 06/21/2019

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Fri...
21:56, 06/28/2019

Facebook tweaks terms of service to better explain user rights Facebook's terms of service agreement is infamous for being lengthy and hard to decipher -- and it appears that the company has gone back to the ...
20:56, 06/27/2019

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop mil...
04:14, 08/02/2019

Afghan activist: Any peace deal must ensure women’s rights An Afghan women’s rights activist is urging the international community to ensure that the rights of women are not compromised to reach a political de...
23:28, 07/26/2019

Ladies...You're Going to Want to Own This Reproductive Rights-Affirming T-Shirt by Pyer Moss Ladies, how much unsolicited advice do you think we receive on any given day? How many intrusions, corrections, interruptions and outright dismissals ...
22:28, 07/26/2019

Court says Turkey violated petition-signing scholars’ rights Turkey’s top court has ruled that 10 academics had their rights violated when they were sentenced on charges of disseminating terrorist propaganda for...
21:28, 07/26/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Steinem among winners of National Civil Rights Museum award The National Civil Rights Museum says this year’s Freedom Award recipients are musician John Legend, feminist writer Gloria Steinem and human rights a...
14:00, 07/26/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on...
02:56, 07/12/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it...
15:56, 05/09/2019

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worse...
22:42, 08/15/2019

China rejects U.S. lawmaker's comments on HK protests, human rights China said it strongly opposes what it calls "erroneous" claims made by Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs Eliot Engel, who criti...
13:00, 07/28/2019

Gay and Transgender Rights Cases Stall Under DeVos, Report Finds An analysis by the Center for American Progress found that the Trump administration was less likely to investigate claims of discrimination against L....
21:28, 07/29/2019

U.N. rights boss urges Brazil to preserve Amazon from mining U.N. human rights chief Michele Bachelet called on Monday for an investigation into the murder of an indigenous leader in Brazil last week and urged t...
01:28, 07/30/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases ...
12:42, 08/01/2019

Iran refuses to end breach of nuclear deal until it gets 'full rights' Tehran meets French envoy as Rouhani warns UK of repercussions over oil tanker seizureIran has told Europe it will not reverse its decision to increas...
18:42, 07/10/2019

| Escape bids by rebel princesses throw spotlight on UAE rights Princess Haya, who is battling her husband Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al-Maktoum in a UK court, is the third princess who has sought to ...
21:00, 07/31/2019

Burger King beard ban infringes workers' rights, says Catalonia Rule that male workers should wear ties and female staff ribbons is discriminatory, officials also sayBurger King workers in Barcelona will be able to...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Animal rights complaint details dog deaths at Johns Hopkins BALTIMORE — An animal rights group has filed a federal complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment in which nine dogs...
07:28, 08/14/2019

Women’s rights group launches campaign against legalizing prostitution Women’s rights groups launched a campaign Monday to stop New York from legalizing prostitution, an idea that is being seriously discussed for the firs...
05:56, 05/14/2019

Rights groups challenge warrantless cellphone searches at U.S. border U.S. officials at ports of entry improperly contend they are entitled to confiscate and search travelers' cellphones and other devices without warrant...
05:14, 05/01/2019

Maryland gun rights group is challenging state's concealed carry law A gun rights group is challenging Maryland's concealed carry laws, arguing that a clause requiring gun owners to provide “good and substantial reason”...
06:42, 07/30/2019

The voting rights advocates fighting Florida's 'poll tax' on former felons Hundreds of thousands of ‘returning citizens’ who regained voting rights had them taken away by a financial barrier lawIt took 150 years for Florida’s...
10:00, 07/25/2019

Biden defends civil rights record during NAACP appearance Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden defended his civil rights record on Wednesday, reminding a crowd of black leaders of his close relation...
23:28, 07/24/2019

Disability rights group alarmed by Portland e-scooter rules PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A disability rights nonprofit in Oregon has filed a letter of complaint with the city of Portland over new rules for its electri...
22:28, 05/09/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all ne...
20:28, 04/28/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tort...
16:14, 07/18/2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers a...
22:28, 07/17/2019

Cuba: landmark gay rights march planned despite reported threats Plan follows cancellation of state-backed Pride-style event, after officials claimed it could be used for anti-government activityCuban gay rights act...
22:14, 05/11/2019

Former tenant charged in killing of Louisiana civil rights activist A former tenant of a Baton Rouge civil rights activist has been arrested and charged with her murder, police in the Louisiana capital said on Tuesday....
23:56, 07/16/2019

The Amazon Prime Day strike could be a turning point for workers' rights Today, Amazon will start its fifth annual Prime Day, which has been expanded to 48 hours this year. Designed to enlist (and keep) Prime members, it is...
19:00, 07/15/2019

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana’s main thoroughfares be...
01:00, 05/12/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck f...
23:42, 07/15/2019

Independent UN rights expert calls for compassion, not sanctions on Venezuela The crisis in Venezuela will not be solved by sanctions that “can lead to starvation”, a UN-appointed rights expert said on Thursday. Special Rapporte...
20:28, 04/28/2019

U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media The United States should reject "prejudice" and respect facts instead of vilifying China's record on religious rights, the Communist Party newspaper P...
06:56, 07/20/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metrop...
17:00, 05/10/2019

UN rights chief: Libya fighting endangers thousands of lives The U.N. human rights chief says thousands of lives are at risk in parts of conflict-ridden Libya, decrying an escalation of attacks in residential ar...
15:28, 04/30/2019

New York officials hit back at Trump over backing NRA gun-rights group New York's governor assailed President Donald Trump on Monday for backing the National Rifle Association in its dispute with the state, accusing the U...
02:00, 04/30/2019

Peace Road Map for Afghanistan Will Let Taliban Negotiate Women’s Rights Afghanistan must “be free of fear and abuse” under a final peace deal, says the country’s ambassador to Washington. An agreement between the U.S. and ...
07:00, 08/17/2019

California gun rights group look to overturn state ban on assault weapons A gun-rights group in San Diego sued Thursday to block California from enforcing its assault weapons ban, citing an earlier court victory that overtur...
11:00, 08/17/2019

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity...
03:28, 07/24/2019

Slain Russian gay-rights activist had received threats: campaigner A Russian activist for LGBT rights who was fatally stabbed in St Petersburg had regularly received death threats and reported them to police, who did ...
01:14, 07/24/2019

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity. ...
00:56, 07/24/2019

Three Thais accused of insulting king have disappeared: rights groups Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Frida...
08:56, 05/10/2019

Police stop unauthorized gay rights march in Havana, Cuba Gay-rights activists and groups of friends called for a march over Facebook and WhatsApp after the main government-run gay rights organization, the Ce...
07:14, 05/12/2019

U.S. closely following events in Kashmir, expresses rights concerns: spokeswoman The U.S. State Department said on Monday it was closely following events in Kashmir after India said it was revoking the special status of the territo...
23:14, 08/05/2019

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disput...
17:14, 08/08/2019

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despit...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As ...
10:28, 07/10/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its ...
21:57, 08/13/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries wit...
12:14, 05/02/2019

McConnell willing to consider ‘bipartisan’ gun violence solutions, opposes 'infringing' on rights Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell – a Republican who has been lambasted by Democrats for refusing to allow votes on gun control legislation – sai...
06:56, 08/06/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from l...
23:28, 07/08/2019

U.N. rights experts cite concern at 'disproportionate' Assange detention United Nations human rights experts voiced concern on Friday at what they called the "disproportionate sentence" of 50 weeks in prison imposed on Wiki...
14:00, 05/03/2019

More than 7,000 Americans have gender X IDs, a victory for transgender rights. Is it a safety risk, too? Ten states offer gender-neutral IDs with an X marker: Arkansas, Oregon, Minnesota, Maine, Utah, Colorado, California, Indiana, Nevada and Vermont. &#...
16:28, 08/08/2019

Civil rights probe opened into transgender athlete policy The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy that allows transgender high school athletes to compete as...
12:56, 08/09/2019

UN rights chief decries latest US sanctions targeting Venezuela ‘Extremely broad’ measures could increase suffering in the country, says Michelle BacheletThe UN rights chief has intensified criticism of US sanction...
21:42, 08/09/2019

Rights group calls Duterte’s drug war crime against humanity Amnesty International says in a study of the Philippine president’s anti-drug crackdown that the scale of abuses has reached “the threshold of crimes ...
04:14, 07/09/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, ...
20:28, 05/14/2019

Rights groups sue over U.S. decision to hold asylum seekers without bond Immigrant rights groups asked a U.S. court on Thursday to reverse a Trump administration decision that allows asylum seekers who cross the border ille...
04:56, 05/03/2019

'We have to fight for our rights': Is Russia ready to defy Vladimir Putin? Discontent and a push for political reforms have led to the largest protests in Moscow in almost a decade On the terrace of a recently renovated marke...
03:14, 08/05/2019