Human Rights on Townhall

Katie Pavlich - Fri Mar 28

President Obama is in Saudi Arabia today and will meet with King Abdullah about a slew of issues facing the region, prompting lawmakers like Senator Marco Rubio to ask the president to address the country's terrible human rights record. ... more

Ivan Sheehan - Tue Mar 4

Leah Barkoukis - Mon Mar 3

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been praised for her record on human rights, but some say she didn’t do enough. ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Dec 22

Cal Thomas - Tue Dec 17

Nicole Bailey - Mon Dec 16

The United Nations launched its largest humanitarian aid request ever today, asking for $12.9 billion on behalf of 500 organizations - $6.5 billion of which would address problems from the Syrian conflict. The UN is trying to persuade China, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar to contribute more (especially as the United States and Europe have been struggling with domestic economic crises), but its fundraising goals are rarely met. ... more

Christine Rousselle - Wed Dec 11

Sanity? Out of Europe? Wow. ... more

Raymond Tanter - Sun Dec 8

Linda Chavez - Fri Nov 1

Nicole Bailey - Thu Oct 24

The practice of solitary confinement in the US has been a topic of human rights activists and international organizations for a while. Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on torture and a visiting professor at American University, is finally taking action, requesting to visit California prisons and determine if America is violating international law. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Tue Oct 22

A new report by Amnesty International details the expansive civilian deaths caused by 9 of the 45 CIA drone strikes in Pakistan. One of the alleged victims was a 68-year-old grandmother blown to pieces while farming with her grandchildren. ... more

Christine Rousselle - Tue Oct 8

In a story that seems too absurd to be true, North Korea has referred to Switzerland’s refusal to sell them ski lifts a “serious human rights abuse.” ... more

Ken Connor - Wed Jul 10