News tagged with human rights violation

Worldwide FGM ban sought at 'Girl Summit' (Update 2)

British Prime Minister David Cameron called on Tuesday for a worldwide ban on female genital mutilation and child marriage as he launched the first UN-backed "Girl Summit" on issues that affect millions around the globe.

Jul 22, 2014
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Credible medical evidence of widespread torture in Darfur

Allegations of widespread, sustained torture and other human rights violations by the Government of Sudan and Janjaweed forces against non-Arabic-speaking civilians are corroborated in a study published in this week's PLoS Me ...

Apr 03, 2012
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