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Stay current with all the latest and breaking news from human rights, compare headlines and perspectives between news sources on stories happening today. In total, 1,534 stories have been published about human rights which Ground News has aggregated in the past 3 months.

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Human Rights often is covered by Left Media sources.
Left45%
Center28%
Right27%

Top News Stories

US & Canada · Houston

NRA leader calls gun ownership ‘fundamental human right’

40% Center coverage: 42 sources
Former President Donald Trump is among those to speak at the NRA's annual convention. The gathering comes just three days after the shooting in Uvalde, Texas. The NRA has seen its influence wane following a significant drop in political spending. The organization has been trying to regroup following a period of serious legal and financial turmoil.See the Story
Black Lives Matter · Sergipe

Video of Brazil cops gassing man draws fury after his death

48% Center coverage: 19 sources
Images of the police stop Tuesday in Umbauba, in the northeastern state of Sergipe, show the officers forcibly keeping Genivaldo de Jesus Santos in the back of their police vehicle. The man can be heard screaming and his legs, which stick out of the SUV, kick for a time, until they eventually stop moving.See the Story
UN Security Council · Kabul

Taliban dismiss UN concerns on women’s rights in Afghanistan

Coverage: 5 sources
Afghan Taliban reject U.N. calls to reverse restrictions on the human rights of women. Group says restrictions are in line with local religious and cultural values. Taliban seized power from the Western-backed former government in August. International community has not recognized the Taliban as the legitimate rulers of Afghanistan.See the Story
Latin America · Rio De Janeiro

Shock over Brazil police 'torture, executions' in drug raid

Coverage: 10 sources
Rio de Janeiro police raid that left more than 20 alleged drug traffickers dead. Police say they encountered heavy gunfire when they carried out a raid in the slum of Vila Cruzeiro. Evidence from the scene has raised concerns that some of the dead were tortured and killed in cold blood.See the Story
Politics · Khartoum

Sudan women's activist wins human rights prize

50% Center coverage: 4 sources
Sudanese women's activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk. The activist and engineer has been advocating for Sudanese women for two decades. She was detained this year in a crackdown following the country's latest coup.See the Story
Europe · Germany

Germany denies VW China investment guarantees over human rights concerns - Der Spiegel

Coverage: 5 sources
Der Spiegel: Germany's Economy Ministry is refusing to provide carmaker Volkswagen with guarantees to cover new investments in China. The magazine quoted a ministry spokesperson as saying that it had "for human rights reasons" rejected four applications from a company. Volkswagen has a plant in China's Xinjiang region, where western countries say ethnic Uyghurs face systematic repression.See the Story
Europe · London

Govt urged to carry out audit of UK assets of Hong Kong and China officials linked to human rights violations

50% Right coverage: 4 sources
110 MPs have written to Foreign Secretary Liz Truss calling for the audit. Research found nine Hong Kong officials and 12 "patriotic" politicians accused of complicity in human rights violations in the city have property overseas. Audit could serve as the basis for a future Hong Kong-specific sanctions list.See the Story
Human Rights · Tehran

Comprehensive law to protect Iranian expats

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
TEHRAN – A comprehensive law is being drafted to protect Iranians living abroad, Fatah Ahmadi, deputy minister of justice for human rights and international affairs, has said.See the Story
Economy

The lack of menopause support in the workplace is affecting both the economy and human rights

Menopausal women and transexual men are facing stigma and prejudice in the workplace -- and it's a bigger problem than you think.See the Story

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