Human Rights News
The Latest: White nationalist sought by police in Virginia
University of Virginia police say they have obtained arrest warrants for a white nationalist, asking him to turn himself in
Confederate flags in NYC window met with rocks, suit, tarp
The Confederate flags had been in a Manhattan apartment window for over a year _ and then, last week, they were met with hurled rocks, a punched-out window, a tarp hung over them and legal action before being removed.
The Latest: Owner defends his NYC Confederate flag display
A man whose Confederate flag display in his Manhattan apartment windows was met with hurled rocks, a broken window and legal action last week says the reaction reflects a misunderstanding of the flag's meaning.
Trump protesters flood downtown Phoenix
President Donald Trump's first political event since the violence of Charlottesville has drawn several protest groups to Phoenix, and authorities are taking extra precautions to keep the peace
Court: Day laborers have 1st Amendment right to solicit jobs
A federal appeals court says day laborers in a Long Island town have a First Amendment right to solicit passing drivers for jobs
US cuts, delays $300 million in aid to Egypt, citing rights
The Trump administration has cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to Egypt and delayed almost $200 million more in military financing to Egypt.
In chaotic meeting, Charlottesville votes to shroud statues
Anger boils over at the first Charlottesville city council meeting since a deadly white supremacist rally
Proposed ban on Harvard social groups draws faculty pushback
Some Harvard University professors are fighting a proposal that would ban all fraternities and single-gender clubs on campus
Billy Joel dons Star of David jacket during NYC show encore
Billy Joel wore a bright yellow Star of David on his black suit during an encore at Madison Square Garden