El Paso, June 21 (RHC)-- Nearly 200 separated families have met along the U.S.-Mexico border for the eighth annual “Hugs Not Walls.”  The event allows Mexican nationals with irregular immigration status the opportunity to briefly leave the U.S. to embrace their family members in Mexico.... More


Tripoli, June 21 (RHC)-- A group of teenage migrant girls housed in a government-run detention centre in Libya have accused guards at the facility, funded by the European Union, of sexually assaulting them, according to a report by the Associated Press.... More


Gaza City, June 21 (RHC)-- Israeli forces carried out a full-scale military offensive against the Gaza Strip targeting civilian areas and infrastructure, in a clear violation of international humanitarian law.... More


Caracas, June 21 (RHC)-- Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, in an exclusive interview with Bloomberg News, has denounced that the South American country suffers an economic massacre carried out from the United States, which violates the human rights of Venezuelans.... More


Ottawa, June 20 (RHC)-- Muslim and non-Muslim women have joined forces in the Canadian city of London in the east-central Ontario province to organize an event in which all of them wear the Islamic headdress called hijab as part of a national call against Islamophobia in the country.... More


La Paz, June 21 (RHC)-- The former Minister of the Government of Bolivia, Carlos Romero, revealed through a video posted on his official Facebook account, that in the midst of the illegal coup d'état led by ultra-right-wing sectors, plans were in motion to kill then President Evo Morales.... More


La Paz, June 21 (RHC)-- The executive secretary of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - Peoples' Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), Sacha Llorenti, said Sunday that the integration organization will hold the XIX Summit of Heads of State and Government of ALBA-TCP on Thursday, June 24th.... More


United Nations, June 21 (RHC)-- The number of people fleeing wars, violence, persecution and human rights violations, rose last year to nearly 82.4 million people, a further four percent increase on top of the already record-high of 79.5 million, recorded at the end of 2019.... More


New York, June 20 (RHC)-- A severe blood shortage has been reported across the United States, impacting hospitals is some states.  The shortage has occurred due to an increase in medical procedures.... More


Kampala, June 20 (RHC)-- Uganda is tightening its COVID lockdown measures to try and stem a surge in infections in the East African country that is seeing an array of variants.  The measures, announced by President Yoweri Museveni, include a ban on private and public transportation within and across districts, including in the capital, Kampala.... More


Washington, June 20 (RHC)-- More than 680 political figures, academics, peace activists, and Nobel laureates have called on U.S. President Joe Biden to honor his commitments regarding protection of Palestinian rights, and to end the Israel's oppression.... More


Washington, June 20 (RHC)-- The United States has vowed to reinforce Israel's so-called Iron Dome after Tel Aviv suffered a defeat in its 11-day war on the Gaza Strip, with the regime’s much-publicized missile system failing in the face of a massive rocket fire by Palestinian resistance movements.... More


Burlington, June 20 (RHC)-- A labor union in the U.S. state of Vermont has declared its decision to join the alliance of Labor for Palestine, a group that opposes "Israeli apartheid," brining to 15 the number of American labor associations joining the alliance.... More


Lima, June 20 (RHC)-- Supporters of socialist Pedro Castillo and right-wing Keiko Fujimori took to the streets by the thousands in Peru on Saturday, as tensions rose over the result of the June 6th presidential election.... More


London, June 20 (RHC)-- Stella Moris, Julian Assange's partner, described Saturday as intolerable the situation of the WikiLeaks founder in the maximum security prison in London where he is waiting for the end of the extradition process to the United States.... More


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