Anti-Semitic Incidents in U.S. Surged to All-Time High in 2021, Report Finds

Anti-Semitic incidents in the United States reached an all-time high in 2021, according to an annual report released by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) on April 26. ADL, a Jewish civil rights organization, recorded 2,717 incidents of assault, harassment, and vandalism …

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U.S. Department of State Human Rights Report Slams Mexico and Nicaragua

The U.S. Department of State criticized Mexico and Nicaragua for human rights abuses, saying the two countries have recorded cases of security forces committing extrajudicial killings, forced disappearances, and torture. In the 2021 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, the …

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Violence against Journalists Increased in Afghanistan with 5,928 Media Workers Lost Jobs In 2021

Press freedom organizations have raised concerns over an increase in the incidents of violence against journalists across Afghanistan in 2021, while nearly 6,000 journalists and media workers also lost their jobs during the span of one year. Afghanistan Journalists Center …

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Foreign Journalists in China Face Escalating Intimidation, Report Finds

Foreign journalists in China are facing escalating intimidation, including online trolling campaigns and threats of legal action, as part of the government’s efforts to discredit independent reporting, according to a key report. In its annual report released on Jan. 31, …

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26 Percent of Kuwaitis Paid a Bribe in Government Offices: Report

A survey conducted by the Kuwait’s Anti-corruption Authority (Nazaha) revealed that more than a quarter of Kuwaiti people have been asked to give a bribe in order to process their government transactions. Another 92 percent of the participants had expressed …

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Almost All Journalists Abducted in 2021 Were in the Middle East, Report Says

Almost all the journalist who are held hostage last year around the world were abducted in the Middle East, said Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) in its latest report on journalists who are detained, missing or killed in the line of …

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Almost All Journalists Abducted in 2021 Were in the Middle East, Report Says

Almost all the journalist who are held hostage last year around the world were abducted in the Middle East, said Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) in its latest report on journalists who are detained, missing or killed in the line of …

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Air Pollution Slashing Life Expectancy of Billions Worldwide, Report Says

A report from the Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) published on Wednesday has revealed that air pollution is cutting short the lives of billions of people by up to 5.6 years. The researchers reported that coal burning is the principal …

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