Hollie Eaton

Alabama And West Virginia Vote To Restrict Abortion Access

During U.S. mid-term elections earlier this week, Alabama and West Virginia voted in favour of constitutional amendments that restrict women’s access to abortion. Alabama’s second amendment now declares that “this state does not protect the right to abortion or require the funding of abortion.” It passed with an approving vote of […]

Eritrea Becomes Member Of UN Human Rights Council

Despite a much condemned human rights record, Eritrea has become a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council by a vote of the General Assembly on Friday. The same vote also granted membership to Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cameroon, the Philippines and Somalia, countries which have all also drawn condemnation for […]

Amnesty International Calls On China To End Repression Of Uighur Muslims

Following claims made last month by human rights groups to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, Amnesty International has unwaveringly called for China to end its repression of Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities. It is now believed that up to one million Uighur Muslims are being […]