"Don't ever let anyone tell you how to love your own country," Vir Das says in his new comedy special.
Rana Ayyub, an investigative journalist in India, has constantly faced online harassment, death threats and the full force of India's judiciary system throughout her career
Anti-government demonstrations erupted Saturday in several locations across Iran as the most sustained protests in years against a deeply entrenched theocracy entered their fourth week.
Perhat Tursun's novel explores human rights abuses against China's Uyghur minority through one man's search for a home. The author himself has been imprisoned and a co-translator has disappeared.
The United Nations human rights chief has released a long-delayed report, concluding that "serious" human rights violations have been committed against Uyghurs and other minorities in the region.
The 45-year prison sentence for Nourah bint Saeed al-Qahtani are renewing attention on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's crackdown on dissent.
The namesake son of an ousted dictator is sworn in as Philippine president in one of the greatest political comebacks in recent history in the country.
A court in the separatist-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic of Ukraine convicted Shaun Pinner of seeking the violent overthrow of power.
The top U.N. human rights official said Saturday that she raised concerns with Chinese officials about the impact of measures on the rights of Uyghurs in China's Xinjiang region.
The White House and U.S. politicians join others around the world in calling for the release of a retired archbishop, singer and others in the Chinese territory.