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Jul 14, 2017
China faces criticism after Noble laureate Liu Xiaobo dies in custodyNobel laureate Liu Xiaobo died after losing his battle with terminal cancer, remaining in custody under guard in hospital until his last breath as Beijing faced a wave of criticism over its treatment
Jul 10, 2017
UN slams Pakistan over repeated terrorist attacks on schools, police abuse of Afghan refugeesThe United Nations (UN) is “concerned” about continuing terrorist attacks on educational institutions and the military’s use of schools, especially in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Balochistan, a report of the UN’s review of Pakistan’s social, cultural and economic rights says.
Jul 03, 2017
France's Emmanuel Macron says he will lift state of emergency 'this autumn'French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he will "this autumn" lift a state of emergency in effect since the jihadist attacks in Paris in November 2015 that killed 130 people.
Jun 22, 2017
UAE running 'informal detention centres' in Yemen, Eritrea; children among detainees: HRWThe UAE runs at least two "informal detention facilities" in Yemen and has reportedly transferred detainees to a base in Eritrea Human Rights Watch (HRW) said.
Jun 19, 2017
Greece blocks European Union statement on human rights in China at United NationsGreece has blocked an EU statement at the UN criticising China's human rights record, a decision diplomats said undermined efforts to confront Beijing's crackdown on dissidents
Jun 17, 2017
Turkmenistan president orders amnesty for over 1,000 prisoners ahead of RamadanTightly-controlled Turkmenistan has pardoned more than 1,000 prisoners ahead of festivities marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
Jun 14, 2017
United States-led air strikes in Syria causing 'staggering loss of civilian life,' says United NationsIntensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by US-backed forces on Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa in Syria are causing a "staggering loss of civilian life", United Nations war crimes investigators said on Wednesday.
Jun 12, 2017
Pakistani man sentenced to death after he commits blasphemy on FacebookHowever, human rights defenders have expressed concern and opine that the stringent blasphemy laws are used as a tool to carry out personal vendettas.
Jun 06, 2017
Nikki Haley urges United Nations Human Rights Council to end abusive regimes and 'anti-Israel bias'United States envoy Nikki Haley on Tuesday urged the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to throw out abusive regimes and end what she called its "anti-Israel bias", warning that its credibility was at stake.
Jun 01, 2017
Indian Army rewarding Major Gogoi for using civilian as human shield 'undermines stature' of military, says Human Rights WatchA human rights organisation has criticised the Indian Army for awarding a commendation to one of its officers who used a civilian as a human shield in Kashmir