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Mexico Pride March Poses Questions For Leftist Presidency Favorite

MEXICO CITY – Tens of thousands of gay rights supporters marched through Mexico City on Saturday with both hope and some nagging doubts about the prospect of a...

Saudi Women Gear Up For New Freedom As Driving Ban Ends

RIYADH – Women will hit the roads in Saudi Arabia on Sunday with the lifting of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of...

France Seeks To Calm Bahrain After Rights Criticism

PARIS – France sought to assuage Bahrain on Friday after rare criticism by its ambassador to the kingdom over human rights and an honorary citizenship by Paris of...

Turkish Court Rules To Keep Amnesty Official In Jail

ISTANBUL – A Turkish court ruled on Thursday to keep the local chair of Amnesty International in jail as his trial on terror charges continues, the group said,...

Stop Prosecuting Jehovahs Witnesses In Russia Kremlin Advisers

MOSCOW – Advisers to President Vladimir Putin have questioned the legality of a slew of criminal cases opened against members of the Jehovah’s Witnesses in...

Outrage After Escaped Lion Shot Dead In Belgium

BRUSSELS – A lion escaped its enclosure at a Belgian zoo on Thursday and was shot dead by police after attempts to sedate the animal failed, the zoo said, drawing...

Uns Zeid Says Hungarys New Laws Are Blatantly Xenophobic

GENEVA – New Hungarian laws that criminalize people for helping asylum-seekers are shameful and blatantly xenophobic, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid...

Home Of Chinas Dog Meat Festival Defiant Amid Outcry

YULIN, China – Residents of China’s southern city of Yulin defended eating dog meat to celebrate the summer solstice on Thursday, as animal rights activists...

Us Slams Rights Groups Says Aided Its Withdrawal From Un Body

UNITED NATIONS – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed rights groups on Wednesday for thwarting Washington’s attempts to reform the...

Us Withdrawal Leaves Vacuum At Un Rights Forum

GENEVA – China, Britain and the European Union lamented on Wednesday Washington’s decision to withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council as Western...