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Smoke and fire fill the air July 19, 2017 in and around Cache Creek, as forest fires rage in western Canada.

A Canadian firefighter says his human rights were violated because he wasn’t given vegan food while fighting wildfires

Adam Knauff, 40, alleged that he was discriminated against, suspended, and ultimately docked pay in 2017 after he stood up for his "rights."
Different organization held a protest rally against the murder of Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a madrasa girl from Feni who was burnt in reprisal after sexual abuse charges against the principal, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on April 12, 2019.

A Bangladeshi teen was burned to death after claiming she was sexually harassed by her headmaster

An 18-year-old woman in Bangladesh was burned to death after coming forward with allegations that her headmaster touched her inappropriately.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Mark Zuckerberg’s boast about Facebook’s data storage was torn apart by human rights groups

Facebook's is building a data center in Singapore, a country with a poor record on freedom of expression according to human rights groups.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Great Wall of China on Thursday. He implicitly expressed his support for China's crackdown on Muslims in Xinjiang, Chinese state media reported.

Saudi crown prince defended China’s imprisonment of a million Muslims in internment camps, giving Xi Jinping a reason to continue his ‘pre...

It came during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's trade trip to China this week, where Riyadh and China signed $28 billion worth of deals.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

In a massive rebuke to Trump, GOP senators demand that Mike Pompeo investigate Jamal Khashoggi’s death

Trump faces ongoing pressure from Congress to do more about Jamal Khashoggi's killing. Now GOP senators are eyeing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
President Xi Jinping.

China is detaining people for posting on Twitter in an escalation of its mission to silence internet users

While Twitter is officially not available in China, a small percentage of Chinese internet users access it using special software.
Civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr., surrounded by crowds carrying signs, Washington, DC, 1963.

21 of the most important human rights milestones in the last 100 years

Widespread women's suffrage, the end of segregation in the US, and the creation of the UN are a few milestones that occurred in the last 100 years.
n Uighur woman protests in front of policemen at a street on July 7, 2009 in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region, China.

China commits a disgusting self-own while defending its crackdown on Muslims

A Chinese state mouthpiece tweeted to ask why people declare "a humanitarian crisis when #Xinjiang attempts to turn [Uighurs] into normal people?"
A migrant family runs away from tear gas in front of the border wall with Mexico in Tijuana, Mexico, on November 25, 2018.

Backlash erupts after the Trump administration fires tear gas at migrants in clash at the US-Mexico border

US officials launched tear gas at migrants in a confrontation at a US border facility near Tijuana Sunday, and agencies were defensive amid backlash.
A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman holds up a bone saw outside the White House in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2018, as protesters demand justice for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights r...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been leading a push for modernization — cracking down hard on anyone that stands in his way.