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When Women’s Rights Ignored Around the World, Nations Fail

When nations fail to protect their women, not allowing them to take on a full role in the everyday life of society, the nations themselves fail, according to a recent story by The Economist, comparing examples from Afghanistan under the...

Taliban Announces Hardline Interim Government

The Taliban announced the formation of a hardline interim government for Afghanistan on Tuesday, with some main posts taken by veterans of the militant group and their allies in the Haqqani Network, based in North Waziristan, Pakistan. A Taliban spokesman...

A Refugee’s Success Story in Greece Thanks to the Home Project

The HOME Project is a group that helps some of the most vulnerable groups of all in Greece -- unaccompanied young migrants and refugees.

Malliotakis, Menendez Call for Free Elections, Human Rights in Cuba

Greek-American Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis is voicing her support for the burgeoning demonstrations in Cuba, which began recently.

Amnesty Blasts Greece for Using Pandemic to Crush Protests

Amnesty released a report on Greece saying that the police is using the pandemic as an excuse to impose blanket bans on protests.

Meet the Greek-Congolese Model Empowering Girls in Africa

Noella Coursaris Musunka was born to a Greek Cypriot father and a Congolese mother in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

NBA Pro Kanter Presented with Inaugural AHEPA Human Rights Award

Enes Kanter, of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and an outspoken critic of Erdogan's Turkey, received the 2021 AHEPA Human Rights Award.

Greek Man Devotes Life to Feeding the Hungry

Konstantinos Polychronopoulos, founder of charity "The Other Human," works tirelessly feeding the hungry in Greece in the wake of disasters.

Greece Criticized on Migrant Policy in US State Department Report

The US State Department’s annual report on human rights has criticized Greece over its treatment of migrants and asylum seekers.

US Senate Urges Biden to Press Turkey on Human Rights

The US Senate urged the Biden Administration on Tuesday to apply pressure on Turkey regarding the country's human rights record. A bipartisan letter signed by 52 senators cited Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for marginalizing domestic opposition, silencing or coopting...