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Participants at the Women's March in London.

RANKED: The 19 best countries to live in 2020 if you’re a woman

To produce the list, 73 countries were given scores across five attributes: human rights, gender equality, income equality, progress, and safety.
Crew members aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama port, February 24

The final guests just left the coronavirus-struck cruise ship Diamond Princess after 39 days, but hundreds of crew are still on board

There are still 500 more crew members stuck on the ship. More than 700 people who were on board have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and four died.
Paris Hilton speaks at a conference in the United Arab Emirates on February 12.

Paris Hilton said she had a ‘wonderful’ time visiting Saudi Arabia, which other celebrities have been shunning for its human rights record...

Paris Hilton's comments come at a time when other celebrities are taking a stance against the kingdom for its dire human rights record.
A police officer detains a woman on suspicion of collaborating with the 18th street gang during a "Safe House" operation at the Concepcion neighbourhood in San Salvador, July 2, 2015.

At least 138 migrants deported to El Salvador have been killed since 2013

Human Rights Watch found that at least 138 were killed after being deported to El Salvador. Around 70 others were sexual assaulted, hurt, or tortured.

Former Google exec says he was ‘sidelined’ as the company refused to implement human rights policies while pushing into China

After 11 years at Google, Ross LaJeunesse says he was pushed out of the company for repeatedly raising human rights concerns.
A letter written by Tohnain Emmanuel Njong, which he stuffed in a Saks Fifth Avenue bag that he said he made in a Chinese prison.

A 6-year-old girl found a Christmas card with an apparent call for help from a prisoner in China inside. We’ll probably never find out if the me...

In the past decade cries for help have been found in products from Kmart, Walmart, Zara, and Tesco. But it's almost impossible to authenticate them.

China’s next gambit to save its economy will export dystopia worldwide

Xinjiang has become China's testing ground for a suite of dystopian surveillance technology, and the country's plan is to export it.
There's ways to help this holiday season.

10 important causes and the best charity to donate to for each

This holiday season, instead of splurging on Black Friday, consider donating on #GivingTuesday. Here are 10 important causes and how best to help.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai (left) and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Amnesty says Google and Facebook threaten human rights

The global humans rights organisation Amnesty International has criticised Google and Facebook's business models, calling them "surveillance-based."
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., conducts a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center responding to negative comments by President Trump that were directed at the freshmen House Democrats on Monday, July 15, 2019.

People from both sides of the aisle are slamming Rep. Ilhan Omar for refusing to vote for a resolution recognizing the Armenian genocide

Rep. Ilhan Omar has received widespread condemnation on Wednesday for abstaining from a nearly unanimous House vote recognizing the Armenian genocide.