Iranian authorities have shown little or no regard for academic freedom and the human rights on which it depends, freedom of expression and association.
Human Rights are still absent from counter-terrorism policy a year after President Obama proclaimed "America at crossroads."
Torture is abhorrent. It is barbaric and inhumane. It can never be justified. It is wrong, self-defeating and poisons the rule of law, replacing it with terror. No one is safe when governments allow its use.
Qatar's laws do not limit the number of hours a day or the number of days a week that domestic workers can be asked to work. At its worst extreme, the abuse of domestic workers can involve physical and sexual abuse.