Human Rights News: 26/05/14

A collection of the top human rights stories from around the world for the week commencing 26th May 2014.

An anti-racism rally in Belfast just hours before a racist attack on a house occupied by Pakistani immigrants. (Photograph: Stephen Barnes/Demotix/Corbis)
An anti-racism rally in Belfast just hours before a racist attack on a house occupied by Pakistani immigrants. (Photograph: Stephen Barnes/Demotix/Corbis)

Africa

Europe

Asia

Middle East/ N Africa

US & Americas

  • The US Supreme Court ruled that states must not rigidly apply IQ tests to inmates on death row as evidence of mental disability due to a margin of error: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-27593516
  • More than 100 members of the US Congress signed a letter addressed to John Kerry urging the State Department to press the Honduran government to protect human rights and ensure the rule of law:
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