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Top 12 Human Rights Tweets of the Week


  1. The top stories on our social channels this week: Ethnic killings spiraling out of control in South Sudan; the world marks another Earth Day; one year anniversary of horrific garment factory collapse in Bangladesh; and do you tweet or blog in Russia? A new, bad law may force your to register with the authorities.
  2. Most-shared tweets: top re-tweeted stories of the week...
  3. Best read: the most clicked on tweet of the week...
  4. Most viewed on YouTube...
  5. India: Marginalized Children Denied Education
  6. Most discussed on Facebook...
    New study shows 50% of Saudi children are obese. Isn't it time they change the laws so girls can play sports? 
  7. Update: Denmark became the 11th country in the Council of Europe to ratify the Istanbul Convention! Interactive map
  8. The most popular story on our website this week, other than the Daily Brief...
    A Tribute to Karpal Singh
    Human Rights Watch mourns the loss of Karpal Singh, a towering fighter for justice and human rights in Malaysia, and in all of Asia. He died in the early morning of April 17, 2014, in an automobile accident as he was traveling between Kuala Lumpur and Penang to attend a court hearing. He was 73 years old.