Absurd Human Rights Violations

Most of the different daily posts that appear on this blog are organized into so-called “blog series”. For example, there’s a series called the most absurd human rights violations: accounts of some of the most absurd human rights violations as reported in the press.

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The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (1): Torturing The Disabled in Iran
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (2): The Russian “Solution” to Hostage Crises
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (3): Botched Executions in the U.S.
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (4): Punishment for Being Raped
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (5): The Rape of Young Iranian Girls Prior to Their Execution
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (6): Mentally Disabled Female “Suicide” Bomber
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (7): People Convicted Based on “Testimony” by Police Dog
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (8): The War on Terror and the War on Street Photography
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (9): Gang Rape as a Form of Criminal Punishment
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (11): The Drawing and Quartering of Damiens
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (11b): U.S. Citizen Mistaken for Illegal Immigrant
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (12): Police Use Taser on Deaf, Disabled Alabama Man For Staying in the Toilet Too Long
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (13): No Mercy For the Poor; Assisted Suicide in the UK
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (14): Arrested for Excessively Noisy Sex
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (15): Prayer is the Best Cure
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (16): Privacy at Work
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (17): Getting Nuked Twice
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (18): Rectal Terrorism
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (19): Death by Leaflet
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (20): “Dare to Call Us Terrorists? We’ll Blow You Up!”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (21): The North Korean Famine
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (22): Losing Your Job Over a Vulgar Comment Online
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (23): Banning Marriage in Texas
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (24): Cuba Jailing the Unemployed for “Dangerousness”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (25): The Crime of Wearing Trousers
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (26): Executing “Witches” in Saudi Arabia
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (27): Immigration Control and Cultural Purity
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (28): Sex “Crime”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (29): Debtors’ Prison in Dubai
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (30): Giving Birth in Shackles
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (31): Big Brother Discovers Flying Drones
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (32): Morality Police Accused of Gang Rape
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (33): China’s Cultural Revolution
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (34): Schools Censors Sexually Graphic Dictionary
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (35): Nicaragua, No Abortions, Ever
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (36): You’re Gay? Let’s Cancel the Prom
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (37): The Minutiae of Waterboarding
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (38): Library Crime
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (39): School Refuses Child of Same-Sex Couple
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (40): Editor of Journal Charged with Libel Because of a Book Review
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (41): Arrested for Kissing in Public
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (42): Child Starves While Parents Play Computer Game
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (43): The Sanctity of Life
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (44): Free Speech in Schools and the Establishment Clause
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (45): Hitchcock in Sacramento
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (46): Bombs in Breast Implants
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (47): Great Firewall of China Untestable Because of Great Firewall of China
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (48): Making a Boy Touch Your Breasts is Worse Than Killing Him
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (49): Bring the SWAT, There’s Some Pot
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (50): The Feminine Boy Project
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (51): Those Faces Aren’t White Enough
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (52): Arabic Homogamy
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (53): No Seduction of Unmarried Women Please
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (54): Use Landmines to Keep Immigrants Out
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (55): Saudi Women Threaten to Breastfeed Drivers if They Aren’t Allowed to Drive
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (56): Different Lives in the Middle East
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (57): Jailed for Being “Annoying”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (58): The School Where Mentally Disturbed Students Are Jolted Into Good Behavior
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (59): Stoning
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (60): Too Scared to Pee
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (61): Honor Killing the Wrong People
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (62): Life Imprisonment For Half an Ounce of Medical Marijuana?
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (63): A Spine For a Spine
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (64): The Commodification of Albinos
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (65): Beat Them But Don’t Leave Marks
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (66): Simpsons Porn
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (67): Shot in the Butt Over Saggy Pants
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (68): Advocacy Equals Insanity
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (69): Arrested for a Tweet
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (70): Discrimination of Homosexuals in the Turkish Army
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (71): Arrested for Having a Suspicious Bagel on a Plane
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (72): Political Rights in Zimbabwe
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (73): You Can’t Say Asshole in Germany
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (74): What Blasphemy?
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (75): Prison Slavery
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (76): Paintballing Women Into Submission
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (77): The Execution of Hugh Despenser
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (78): The Exploited Shall Not Commit Suicide
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (79): Saggy Pants = Police Brutality
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (80): Solitary Confinement for 28 Years
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (81): Arrested for Feeding the Homeless
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (82): Children as Involuntary Suicide Bombers
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (83): 8 Years in Prison for Sex Doll Prank?
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (84): “Small Mistake” Leads to Jail Time, Job Loss and Most Likely Poverty
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (85): Three Weeks in Jail for Throwing a Pie
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (86): “We Inflict an Injustice Upon You, and Then We Make You Pay For It”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (87): You Can’t Do What I told You to Do
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (88): Gendercide Leads to Trafficking and Wife-Sharing
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (89): A Sentence of 5 Years for Using a Contraband Cell Phone in Prison
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (90): Prohibiting People From Standing Together and Doing Nothing
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (91): Marry Your Rapist and Get Out of Jail
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (92): When Hate Speech Laws Go Too Far
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (93): Witchcraft in Saudi Arabia
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (94): Virginity Tests in Egypt
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (95): Don’t Say “Blow Away” When You’re a Muslim
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (96): No Rest for the Dead in Russia
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (97): Free Speech in Zimbabwe
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (98): Free Speech in Taiwan
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (99): Private Prisons in the U.S.
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (100): Lex Talionis in Kindergarten
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (101): The Horrible Crime of Alcoholism
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (102): North Korean Prison Camps
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (103): Stoning of Gays is OK According to Bulgarian Priest
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (104): Homosexuals Suffering the Egg Test in Lebanon
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (105): The Boiling-in-Oil of Ishikawa Goemon Along With His Son
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (106): Honor Killing in Open Court
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (107): Excessive Sentencing in the U.S.
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (108): Fatwa for Opposing Ban on Premarital Sex
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (109): Excessive Sentencing in the U.S., Ctd.
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (110): An Execution Nobody Wants
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (111): In Jail For Something That is Not a Crime
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (112): The Tagging of Prisoners With HIV
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (113): If You Don’t Bite or Kick Your Rapist, It Isn’t Rape
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (114): Child Starves to Death in the UK
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (115): Detection of Homosexuality in Malaysian Children
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (116): Gendered Bicycle Policy in North Korea
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (117): Segregation of HIV-Positive Prisoners
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (118): The Commodification of Children
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (119): “Look How Lenient We Are!”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (120): The Crime of Carrying Condoms
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (121): Unconscious Deportation
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (122): State Sponsored Exploitation, in the US
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (123): Choked by Cops Over “Dehumanizing Stare”
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (124): The Death of Billy Slagle
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (125): The Chinese Eye Snatcher
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (126): One Hand Clapping in Belarus
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (127): Execution by Cannon
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (128): Child Starves in 21st Century England
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (129): Bangladeshi Girl, 14, Lashed to Death
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (130): Being Executed Twice
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (131): Protester Charged With Sexual Assault After Kissing Riot Police
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (132): The Difference Between Life and Death is One IQ Point
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (133): Egypt Industrializes the Death Penalty
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (134): 10 Year Old Rape Victim Prevented From Aborting Twins
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (135): Arrested For Overdue Library Book
The Most Absurd Human Rights Violations (136): Gang-Raped and Killed While Looking For a Place to Defecate

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