Colombia Found Responsible for 2000 Kidnap, Torture of Journalist Jineth Bedoya

A regional human rights court found the state of Colombia responsible for the kidnap, torture, and rape of prominent journalist Jineth Bedoya 21 years ago. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled on Oct. 18 that Colombia was “internationally responsible …

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Biden Administration Launches Measures to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat

The administration of United States President Joe Biden has launched on Sept. 20 new initiatives to protect workers from extreme heat linked to climate change. Biden announced “an all-of-government effort” to provide safe and healthy working conditions to protect workers …

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Taliban Tells Female Government Workers to Stay Home in Latest Rule

The new Taliban-appointed mayor of Afghan capital Kabul has told most of the city government’s female employees to stay home in the latest ruling. The Taliban “found it necessary to stop women from working for a while,” Mayor Hamdullah Namony …

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