Human Rights

Human Rights Protest
7:26 am
Fri February 14, 2014

More Than 60 People Protest Silently For Gay Rights At Idaho Capitol

More than 60 people protested inside Idaho’s capitol Thursday. They want lawmakers to add the words “sexual orientation and gender identity” to Idaho’s Human Rights Act. 

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Imprisoned Pastor
6:57 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Boise Pastor Faces Eight Years In Iranian Prison

Supporters of a Boise pastor who's been sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison say he may not survive his punishment. Saeed Abedini was convicted Sunday of attempting to undermine state security.

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Colombian Activist
5:12 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Former Colombian Hostage To Share Her Story In Spokane

Ingrid Betancourt
Photo by Fabio Gismondi Wikimedia Commons

SPOKANE -- A former hostage to the Colombian guerrilla army will tell her story in Spokane on Wednesday. Ingrid Betancourt ran for the Colombian presidential seat in 2002. Her run came to a quick end when the FARC guerilla army captured her, and held her for more than six years in the jungle. Paige Browning has more on the activist’s only public appearance in the U.S. this year.

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