It’s that time of year when enthusiastic fans honour the Star Wars franchise. TRT World talks to philosopher and instructor Dr Umut Eldem about significant themes and threads in the series.
With its considerable line-up of ‘robo-snipers’, ‘suicide drones’ and ‘robattle’ battlefield robots, Israel’s defence industry is pushing the envelop of autonomous machines with only token human involvement.
Margaret Mitchell was suspended after she vented about the discriminatory treatment and firing of her colleague, Timnit Gebru.
“It’s not easy to be away from your country. At times one only comes to suffer, to withstand mistreatment, hunger - and economically things aren’t good.”
Theoretically, it is illegal to employ anyone under the age of 15, but it remains common practice in Pakistan, where a large number of children are employed as undocumented domestic workers.
The country is famed for the quality of its beef and nearly every occasion is celebrated with an asado barbecue. So how is its nascent vegan movement being received?
Detainees at a notorious prison in Libya are suffering abuse at the hands of militias led by warlord Khalifa Haftar.
Zimbabwe's Human Rights Commission says government forces instigated systematic torture of residents following violent protests over fuel price hike, a charge President Emmerson Mnangagwa says will be probed.
On their Facebook page, organisers of the festival say the mayor made the decision "because the hunters and farmers have joined forces to make very clear threats about what would happen if the event went ahead".
As the World Cup kicks off in Moscow lets compare how football is run and how international law is applied.
International human rights agency, Human Rights Watch's website has been blocked in Egypt after the release of a report on systematic torture in the country.
US grand jury hands down five charges, including one that carries the death penalty, against James Matthew Bradley Jr who was allegedly behind a horror truck journey that saw 10 undocumented migrants suffocate to death.
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