The 5 Most-Read Stories of the Week
- Iran Executes Three Child Offenders
"When will Iran’s judiciary actually carry out its alleged mission, ensuring justice, and end this deplorable practice of executing children?"
- Abuse of Antipsychotics in US Nursing Homes
Although using medications as chemical restraints is illegal, this happens to older people in nursing homes across America every day.
- A Pakistani Professor’s Endless Blasphemy Trial
Hafeez, 33,was arrested on March 13, 2013 in Punjab province after a criminal case was registered accusing him of blasphemy. The charge is based on alleged comments posted on Facebook, which Hafeez denies. He has been in solitary confinement since his arrest.
- Take Action: Tell Jewelers to Come Clean
People spend billions on jewelry every year. But most jewelry brands can’t guarantee their products aren’t tainted by human rights abuses. You should know where your jewelry comes from. Tell 13 global jewelry brands to ensure their jewelry is responsibly sourced.
- Interview: The Horror of Australia’s Prisons
About 50 percent of Australia’s prison population has a disability, whether physical, cognitive, or a mental health condition. Reams of research show us how they end up in prison, but we knew little about what happens to people with disabilities behind bars – until now.
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