As the director of Freedom Now, I hold Intigam Aliyev in high esteem and have long respected his work as a human-rights lawyer.
The prison was the subject of a human-rights investigation in 2006.
Ziad, 30, whose home this is, is a human-rights lawyer and longtime activist.
But human-rights groups accuse the Bahraini security forces of “weaponizing” both the gas and the canisters, to lethal effect.
Cashing in the human-rights card in public or private on the altar of Chinese investments gives free power to Beijing.
Amnesty International has designated the U.S. maternal mortality rate a human-rights concern.
human-rights lawyer and Chinese folk hero Chen Guangcheng thought we did.
The Soviets, with their gulags and political prisoners, were seen as human-rights violators par excellence.
The key, Melching said, has been to take a human-rights approach, and focus on education.
Plus, R.M. Schneiderman talks to Iranian human-rights lawyer Shirin Ebadi.
Freedom from arbitrary interference or restriction by governments. The term encompasses largely the same rights called civil liberties or civil rights but often suggests rights that have not been recognized.
Note: Political leaders in the United States often use the expression when speaking of rights violated by other nations.