A “Lively” Opponent to Homosexual Relationships

Feb 19, 2015 By: Stanley Rule

Pastor Scott Lively, a world-renowned homophobe, faces crimes against humanity charges in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Taking Steps to Fight Human Trafficking in America

Sep 10, 2014 By: Michele Engdahl

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has worked to address global women’s rights issues ranging from domestic workers’ rights to laws on human trafficking and prostitution

Obama’s executive order targets Iran, Syria, and firms who help them

Apr 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

President Obama just issued an executive order that targets the use of information technology by Iran and Syria – and the IT firms that help them – to commit human rights abuses.

Hot Docs: Colombian labor activist sues BP for torture injuries

Mar 1, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

A Colombian labor activist who was tortured at the hands of pro-government paramilitary force is suing BP for its connections to the incident. The suit won’t get far after the Supreme Court hands down its Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum ruling.

FantasySCOTUS predictions: Corporations, people, and human rights violations

Feb 28, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Supreme Court is going to consider Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum, which will determine whether the Alien Tort Statute applies to corporations who have committed human rights violations.

School Law: “Wigger Days” and anti-gay bullying in Minnesota schools

Aug 10, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Two Minnesota school districts have been the target of lawsuits within the last month over staff actions claimed to condone bullying. Is the problem systemic?

Hot Docs: Cisco responsible for the “Great Firewall of China”

May 26, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

Cisco is being sued by Falun Gong practitioners for developing, creating, and maintaining China’s Golden Shield, China’s Big Brother computer system.

Mexican man sues Chipotle Mexican Grill for discrimination

May 12, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

A man who wasn’t allowed to purchase beer at Chipotle because his Mexican passport wasn’t deemed acceptable is now claiming that a human rights violation.