Half of those immigrants arrested across the US in early days of the Trump administration has no criminal convictions, a report says.
The unprecedented string of executions has drawn sharp condemnations from rights groups and unleashed a wave of legal challenges.
A total of 100 protesters Thursday demonstrated outside the US embassy in London against rights abuses during President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office.
An office has started working within the US Department of Homeland Security to deal with victims of crimes committed by the so-called illegal immigrants.
Arkansas is scheduled to put two inmates to death on Monday evening, the first double execution in the US in 17 years.
American Airlines flight attendant grounded after altercation with passengers captured on video.
The US state is rushing to execute seven more inmates as its supply of an execution drug is expiring.
Detainees at an immigration center in Washington have gone on hunger strike over conditions at the facility.
An Asian man was forcibly removed from an overbooked US flight after he refused to give up his seat.
UN experts warn of an "alarming and undemocratic" trend in the US to clamp down on peaceful protests.
Arkansas plans to rush executions this month because its supply of a drug used in lethal injections is reaching its expiration date.
A teenage Iranian asylum seeker was brutally beaten by a group of people in a suspected hate crime incident in London.
Two journalists have filed a lawsuit against the US government for being put on a "kill list."
A US federal appeals court has blocked the release of videos showing a prisoner being force-fed at Guantanamo.
Rights groups have said that the US sale of weapons to Bahrain is tantamount to condoning the abuses committed by the Manama regime.
A federal judge in Hawaii has placed a stronger hold on Donald Trump's revised travel ban.
A federal judge in Maryland has temporarily blocked parts of President Trump’s revised travel order.
A federal judge in the US state of Hawaii has halted President Trump's revised travel ban, ruling it is unconstitutional.
US boxing legend Muhammad Ali's son has again been detained at an airport in yet another case of religious profiling.
US judges rule that Texas Republican lawmakers drew congressional maps on racial grounds.
Trump's revised travel ban is facing new legal challenges as several states have joined Hawaii, which filed a lawsuit against the president’s executive order.
A surge in anti-Semitic crimes across the US is forcing more Jewish community centers nationwide to evacuate, according to media.
The UN human rights chief has warned that US President Donald Trump's immigration policies could amount to a “breach of international law.”
African Americans are far more likely to be wrongfully convicted of crime such as murder, sexual assault and illegal drug activity, a new study says.
Trump’s Housing Secretary Ben Carson has compared slaves with immigrants, saying they too were chasing the American Dream.
Civil rights and Muslim groups say President Trump’s revised travel ban order is "discriminatory and unconstitutional."
The Mexican government says it has a responsibility to help its people in the face of Trump’s aggressive policies.
A number of US colleges, including Harvard, forced slaves to live and work on campus in colonial America, it has been revealed.
The Department of Homeland Security is considering a proposal to separate immigrant children from their parents upon illegal entry into the US.
A UN human rights expert warns that Trump’s approval of torture might encourage other governments to follow suit.
A prominent US human rights group criticizes the US president for his campaign to “discredit, harass, and intimidate critics.”
US border agents have detained and questioned late Muhammad Ali's son about his religion after flying back home.
Trump's revised immigration ban includes the same seven countries targeted in the original order, a new report says.
Blind Egyptian cleric Omar Abdel-Rahman who was sentenced to life-imprisonment for alleged bombing plots in New York dies in prison.
An African American man in Ohio has filed suit after video showed him being pepper-sprayed by police while already strapped into a restraint chair and handcuffed.
US veteran return to Standing Rock, vowing to shield indigenous protesterd opposing the Dakota Access pipeline from police attacks.
US officials arrest hundreds of people in a crackdown on immigrants across the county this week.
A US appeals court has rejected the Trump administration’s request to resume his executive action on immigration and refugees.
Legal rights groups accuse US immigration officials of repeatedly violating the rights of immigrants affected by President Trump's travel ban.
The US Justice Department files a brief in a federal appeals court to restore President Trump’s Muslim travel ban.
Trump's pick of an officer linked to CIA torture of terror suspects as deputy chief of the spy agency sparks opposition by Democratic lawmakers and human rights activists.
Thousands of people have gathered outside the US embassy in London to protest against President Trump’s Muslim ban.
The US government has revoked over 100,000 visas after Trump’s ban against seven Muslim countries, according to a report.
A mosque in the US state of Texas is destroyed in a suspicious arson fire, becoming the second mosque to burn down in the state this month.
Prominent rights groups in the United States are taking action against US President Donald Trump’s recent ban on Muslims.
Several people are detained at US airports after Trump signed executive order to ban Muslims, reports say.
Democrats have denounced Donald Trump’s executive order barring Muslims from entering the US.
A coalition of rights groups writes to President Trump to oppose any executive action on torture and other abusive practices.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations is to file a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump's Muslim ban executive order.
A Trump supporter has attacked a Muslim woman at the JFK airport, kicking and shouting obscenities at her.
Trump is preparing an executive order to reopen the CIA’s overseas prisons, reports say.
Two Los Angeles police officers, who fatally shot an unarmed black man in 2014, will not face criminal charges.
Obama blasts the Republican-dominated Congress for thwarting his plans to close the notorious Guantanamo military prison.
With only days left of his administration, US President Barack Obama pays $500 million for a UN program to help poor countries cut their greenhouse gases in a fight for a better climate worldwide.
Learn more about Martin Luther King Jr., the legendary leader of the African American civil rights movement.
A newly-released video shows US police tackling, beating black man suspected of stealing his own car.
A US report says police in the city of Chicago routinely violate the civil rights of citizens, particularly black and Latino communities.
Human Right Watch warns that Donald Trump and the rise of "demagogues" in Europe pose a "profound threat" to human rights.
US police arrest several protesters demanding Obama close the Guantanamo Bay prison before leaving the White House.
Democrats have written a letter to US President Barack Obama, urging him to make a last-ditch effort to keep his thwarted promise to close the notorious Guantánamo Bay prison.
US Republican lawmakers are eager to fund a wall along the US-Mexico border regardless of reimbursement by Mexico City.
Newly released footage shows US immigration agents brutally beating a Kenyan student in jail.
Donald Trump says the US should not allow any more detainee releases from the Guantanamo Bay prison.
At least 188 civilians have been killed in US-led strikes allegedly against Daesh targets in Iraq and Syria since 2014, the US military says.
Hundreds march in the American city of Chicago to remember nearly 800 murder victims in 2016.
A video has again stirred controversy in the US over police brutality against African Americans.
The largest US police union demands halt to sale of shirts carrying Blacks Lives Matter slogans.
A white officer has tackled and arrested a black woman who had called police for help, a video shows.
Donald Trump is refusing to back out of his plan to temporarily ban all Muslims from entering the US.
Two Muslim American YouTube stars were escorted off a Delta flight in London for speaking Arabic.
More than 200 employees of technology companies have vowed to not help incoming US President Donald Trump build a data registry to track Muslims.
Police in the US state of California shoot and kill an unarmed 73-year-old Latino man suffering from dementia.
Thousands of American Muslims and activists from progressive groups will march on the White House on Monday.
The US Border Patrol agency has engineered the death and disappearance of tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants, according to an advocacy group.
Less than a month after the November 8 election, hate crimes in Michigan have significantly increased, officials say.
Disappointed over failure to close Gitmo, Barack Obama describes the notorious prison as a disgrace and a waste of money.
Protesters in Charlotte have called on police to “stop killing black people” after an officer “got away with murder.”
Nearly 900 reports of hateful incidents were recorded in the 10 days after the US presidential election, a civil rights group says.
Human Rights Watch urges Donald Trump to repudiate controversial proposals he made during the election campaign.
Senator John McCain warns Donald Trump that torture and waterboarding would not be reinstated in the US.
Hate crimes against Muslims across the United States spiked last year, show new statistics released by the FBI.
Protest rallies erupt in US state of Ohio after a judge rules a mistrial in the shooting death of a black man by a white police officer.
There was a spate of hate crimes reported on social media and to police on Thursday that targeted Muslims, Latinos and African Americans.
The documentarian, who was arrested for filming a North Dakota pipeline protest, says she is "dumbfounded" by her charges.
A US judge sentences California father to a 1,503-year prison term over raping of his own teenage daughter.
Some 300 protesters rally outside police headquarters in Chicago against police brutality in the country.
Dozens of civil rights groups in the US urge the Department of Justice to investigate police use of facial-recognition databases.
The UN top human rights official says if Donald Trump wins the US 2016 vote, it will pose a threat to the world.
A Muslim man in the US was thrown off a plane for saying the Islamic phrase of “inshallah”.
A US federal judge has ordered former high-ranking CIA officials to testify in a lawsuit against the psychologists who designed the spy agency’s torture techniques.
A US Navy sailor faces discipline after failing to salute as the national anthem played during a recent morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.