Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: human

Russian court shuts down Memorial Human Rights Center, day after sister group ordered closed

The center was charged with multiple violations of Russia’s “foreign agent” law and “justifying terrorism and extremism” in its publications, a lawyer for the organization, Ilya Novikov, told CNN. The decision comes a day...

Peng Shuai: Human Rights Watch accuses IOC of sportswashing in case of Chinese tennis star

During a virtual press conference Tuesday, HRW China Director Sophie Richardson denounced the IOC’s role in collaborating with Chinese authorities on Peng Shuai’s reappearance. “In 2008 we were hopeful that they would...

WTA’s stance on Peng has made it human rights champion, says former U.S. official

The whereabouts of Peng, a former tennis doubles world number one, became a matter of international concern for nearly three weeks after she posted a message on social media alleging that a former top...

Idaho reports first human to die from rabies since 1978

An Idaho man has died after contracting rabies and is reported to be the first human case of rabies in the state since 1978. The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare announced Thursday that...

Idaho reports first human to die from rabies since 1978

An Idaho man has died after contracting rabies and is reported to be the first human case of rabies in the state since 1978. The Idaho Department of Health & Welfare announced Thursday that...