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Civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King, Jr., surrounded by crowds carrying signs, Washington, DC, 1963.

21 of the most important human rights milestones in the last 100 years

Widespread women's suffrage, the end of segregation in the US, and the creation of the UN are a few milestones that occurred in the last 100 years.
n Uighur woman protests in front of policemen at a street on July 7, 2009 in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region, China.

China commits a disgusting self-own while defending its crackdown on Muslims

A Chinese state mouthpiece tweeted to ask why people declare "a humanitarian crisis when #Xinjiang attempts to turn [Uighurs] into normal people?"
A migrant family runs away from tear gas in front of the border wall with Mexico in Tijuana, Mexico, on November 25, 2018.

Backlash erupts after the Trump administration fires tear gas at migrants in clash at the US-Mexico border

US officials launched tear gas at migrants in a confrontation at a US border facility near Tijuana Sunday, and agencies were defensive amid backlash.
A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman holds up a bone saw outside the White House in Washington, DC, on October 19, 2018, as protesters demand justice for missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Dozens of prominent activists have been held for months in Saudi Arabia without charge — and the spotlight on the Kingdom’s human rights r...

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been leading a push for modernization — cracking down hard on anyone that stands in his way.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi Arabia has reportedly been torturing human-rights activists held in its prisons without charge for over six months

Saudi Arabia's human-rights record has been under more scrutiny than ever in the wake of the brutal murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Women are screened for malnutrition at a joint UNICEF-WFP Rapid Response Mission (RRM), which delivers critical supplies and services to those displaced by conflict, in Nyanapol, northern Jonglei, March 3, 2015.

Facebook let a family sell their 16-year-old girl as a child bride, and only noticed 2 weeks later

Facebook said it removed the post and permanently disabled the account when it learned about the post. But by then the girl was already married off.
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10 important causes and the best charity to donate to for each

This holiday season, instead of splurging on Black Friday, consider donating on #GivingTuesday. Here are 10 important causes and how best to help.
Aung San Suu Kyi greets Burmese immigrants at Talad Talay Thai Hall in Bangkok, Thailand. Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Thailand on Thursday, where she met immigrants from her country during the three-day official visit to Thailand. It was Suu Kyi's highest profile overseas visit since her pro-democracy party took power in April, after nearly half a century of military rule.

Democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of another human-rights award as legal net squeezes Myanmar’s generals

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been stripped of an Amnesty International honor as the agency accuses her of perpetuating human-rights abuses.

UN report: San Francisco’s ‘cruel and inhuman’ homelessness crisis is a human rights violation

A UN report calls the conditions for homeless residents in the Bay Area "cruel and inhuman," and a violation of human rights.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson speaks at Business Insider's IGNITION conference.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson slams ‘false’ outrage over the alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Conservative Fox News host Tucker Carlson has repeatedly called the international — and bipartisan — uproar over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder by Saudi officials a politically motivated and hypocritical "stunt" by the American "ruling class."