Calif. (AP) - Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually
harassed and assaulted, in part because their immigration status makes them
fearful of calling police, according to a report being released Wednesday by
Human Rights Watch. The survey by the international rights...
(AP) - The House Foreign Relations Committee voted Thursday to penalize Russian
human rights violators in a measure that could complicate efforts to normalize
trade relations between the two countries. The legislation, approved by voice
vote, imposes visa bans and freezes the assets of...
Conn. (AP) - Former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo should be immune from a
lawsuit filed in Connecticut over the 1997 killings of 45 people in a Mexican
village, the U.S. State Department said in a court filing. Zedillo, who is now
an international studies professor at Yale University...
Myanmar (AP) - A prominent Myanmar activist said Saturday that he is canceling
a trip to the United States to receive a democracy award, to show solidarity
with more than a dozen fellow activists whose applications for Full
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NATIONS (AP) - The United States was re-elected Monday to another three-year
term on the U.N. Human Rights Council in the only contested election for the
organization's top human rights body. The U.S. was competing with four
countries for three open seats belonging to the Western Group...