Baare Batchiri, 60, was hospitalized for 10 days after he was attacked with a pair of scissors.
Bradley Ballard died after being locked alone in his cell for seven days, advocates say.
Rangel's challengers called his behavior inappropriate given the forum's focus on poverty.
Low-income, minorities and women were more engaged in participatory budgeting, a new study shows.
City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito won the top spot on the Urban Justice Center's report.
Residents of Knickerbocker Village are considering a rent strike after two weeks in the dark and cold.
Claremont Houses' tenants are suing NYCHA for failing to fix a rampant rodent problem, they say.
Illegal street vendors in upper Manhattan are being warned that their days are numbered.
A new report by the Urban Justice Center gave top marks to East Harlem City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito for her work on human rights.
The LGBT youth organization FIERCE plans to create a mobile "pop-up center" in the West Village, the group said in an interview Wednesday.
Advocates charged the police with harassing produce vendors at the bustling Forsyth Street market.
Tenants from 101 Stanton St. are suing their landlord to have an independent party make repairs to their building.
Former employees of the Shanghai Cafe on Mott Street are suing the restaurant for allegedly violating labor laws.
While Christine Quinn has spoken out on recent hate crimes, a nonprofit group argues her human rights record is subpar.
Human Rights Project at the Urban Justice Center called Melissa Mark-Viverito tops on the City Council for her stance on human rights issues.
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