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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges countries to repatriate families of Islamic State fighters
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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges countries to repatriate families of Islamic State fighters

The United Nations rights chief called on countries to repatriate family members, including some 29,000 children, of suspected foreign fighters in Syria.

Leaders of rights movement in Pakistan face arrest under anti-terrorism laws for ‘undesirable language against state’
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Leaders of rights movement in Pakistan face arrest under anti-terrorism laws for ‘undesirable language against state’

Scores of leaders and workers of the Pashtoon Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) have been arrested by the Sindh police under anti-terrorism laws after they organised a rally on the outskirts of Karachi, officials said on Tuesday.

Global watchdog FATF puts Pakistan back on terrorist financing watchlist: Reports
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Global watchdog FATF puts Pakistan back on terrorist financing watchlist: Reports

A global money-laundering watchdog has placed Pakistan back on its terrorist financing watchlist, Indian media and a diplomatic source said on Friday.

Pakistan likely to face economic consequences if it returns to FATF's global terrorist financing 'grey list', say experts
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Pakistan likely to face economic consequences if it returns to FATF's global terrorist financing 'grey list', say experts

The prospect of Pakistan being placed back on a global terrorist financing watchlist could endanger its handful of remaining banking links to the outside world, causing real financial pain to the economy just as a general election looms

UN special rapporteur visits Sri Lanka's Tamil political detainees for first time
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UN special rapporteur visits Sri Lanka's Tamil political detainees for first time

a special UN rapporteur today visited the Tamil political prisoners arrested under Sri Lanka's anti-terrorism laws in the Northern Province to get a first-hand information on their human rights situation.