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human rights

To risk his life in the attempt

REFUGEES: Every single day, people set out from Turkey to Greece, from Lebanon to Italy, from Morocco to Spain, from Libya to Malta and from Tunisia to Lampedusa. Never before have there been so many people on the run as there are right now. Journalist Sally Hayden gives testimony about the people the world has turned its back on.

Iran's leader: "Do everything to stop them"

WOMEN'S MATCH: For far too long, Western authorities have relied on Iranian reforms and an illusion of a vibrant democracy. A Europe that has committed itself to human rights and feminist values ​​in foreign policy must now – also regarding Women's Day on 8 March – support Iran's women and give them the opportunity to be heard. Women in Iran are no longer fooled by the hope of reform.

Blue light for human rights

TURKEY: The Erdogan Government reaches a new human rights low target with the lifetime sentence requirement for 16 prominent civilian leadership figures.

Are they all heroes? 

Many of us hope that the human rights year 2018 will be more than just fine party speeches, and that Norway will raise its voice when activists are threatened, killed, imprisoned and gagged in the countries they work in.

Store Brotherhood

Imagine a woman whose husband worships her the way Torvald worships Nora in Ibsen's A Doll's House, and gives her carte blanche. Is privacy being eroded? 

Put the kids in the drawer

Norway has taken a serious step back in terms of children's rights, and we are moving dangerously towards joining a "race to the bottom". It's time to take responsibility.

Sober and upsetting

With a striking sobriety, the documentary Hissein Habré, A Chadian Tragedy, tells of the little-known abuses that took place during the reign of the despot Habré in Chad.  

No one is safe – fortunately

28. January brought trial against former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. It's the first time ...

From Kiev: A new era for Ukraine?

"They were shot like animals," one of the founders of the Euromaidan movement, Olexandra Matviichuk, told Ny Tid. The authorities' strategy was to radicalize those who protested. We are talking about the uprising, the volunteers, the government and Russian propaganda.