The United States' departure from the United Nations Human Rights Council follows a year of failure by the council to make the needed reforms.
Iranian authorities hanged Mohammad Salas after forcing his confession under torture and without granting him a fair trial, in violation of Iran’s international human rights obligations.
Women who fought for the vote in the U.S. faced stiff opposition. The way they prevailed serves as an example for women around the world fighting for their rights.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urges nations to follow the example of Canadian lawmakers who strongly condemned Iran for sponsoring terrorism worldwide.
Freedom of expression is a fundamental U.S. right, but in some countries, governments take the extraordinary measure of blocking what their citizens can see and hear.
Religious freedom is a universal human right and a founding principle of the United States.
Juvenile justice officials from six countries share their evolving approaches to preventing youth from joining gangs in their countries at a U.S.-hosted conference.
See how Iranians and other activists in the world challenge their governments' illegal actions using civil, nonviolent methods.
Narges Mohammadi voiced her opinion about Iran's death penalty and began a peaceful campaign to end the regime's public executions. She was jailed for expressing her views.