New York States Passes Important Legislation for Justice

Click to expand Image Melissa Moore of Drug Policy Alliance (M) speaks at a rally in support of the Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA) alongside supporters of the bill on the steps on New York City Hall on November 21, 2019. © 2019 Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden/Sipa via AP Images On Wednesday, the US state of New […]

New York City Should Support Street Vending for a More Just Recovery

Click to expand Image Street vendors and supporters march across Brooklyn Bridge during a rally in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, November 12, 2020. © 2020 Gabby Jones/Bloomberg via Getty Images New York City’s roughly 20,000 street vendors have suffered enormously this past year, as the Covid-19 pandemic compounded perennial challenges such as the lack of […]

US: No Justice 6 Months Since New York Police Assault

(New York) – New York City authorities have yet to hold police accountable for the planned assault and mass arrest of peaceful protesters they carried out on June 4, 2020, in the predominantly Black and brown Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx, Human Rights Watch said today. Five civil and human rights groups, including Human […]

Lighting Up Hope for Human Rights

Expand On December 10, the Empire State Building and Toronto’s CN Tower will shine bright blue to honor Human Rights Day (New York) – Human Rights Watch has arranged for 17 landmarks across the globe to shine bright blue on December 10, 2019, to celebrate Human Rights Day. From New York to Sydney, Munich to Toronto, […]