With just over 70 days to go, here's look at the issues hanging over the Olympics
Hamilton has spoken out on human rights issues before and played a role in the release of a political prisoner earlier this year.
More than a million people on the country's parched southern tip are on the brink of famine and some are already dying, the rights watchdog said, as it has been hit by the worst drought in four decades
Talibanisation of Texas: Greg Abbott approves Bill banning transgender students from participating in sports in schools
House Bill 25 will require students who compete in interscholastic competitions to play on sports teams that correspond with the sex listed on their birth certificate at or near their time of birth
The 45-year-old activist was poisoned with a nerve agent last year and promptly arrested upon his return to Moscow from treatment in Germany and later imprisoned
NHRC chief hails Amit Shah as harbinger of new era in J&K; urges human right defenders to condemn political violence, terror
Lamenting that humans were hell-bent on destroying humanity, NHRC chairperson justice (retd) Arun Kumar Mishra said, in the 20th Century a large number of people have died due to political violence globally
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend G20 Extraordinary Leaders' Summit on Afghanistan virtually tomorrow
The agenda of the summit will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs, security and the fight against terrorism and human rights in Afghanistan
There is not much detail on the Build Back Better World initiative as it applies to Africa, but there certainly is a newfound Western interest in the continent because of heightened Chinese activities in the region
Amnesty International campaigner Samira Hamidi said a US drone strike days before the pullout wiped out 10 members of an Afghan family shows that the ICC "needs to revisit this decision"
The Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission has expressed doubt in the Taliban’s willingness to respect the organisation's mandate and independence
Pakistan NSA criticises ‘wait and watch’ policy on recognising Taliban regime, warns of Afghanistan's economic collapse
National Security Adviser Moeed Yusuf said the world in its own interest should talk directly to the Taliban on their concerns, including counterterrorism, human rights, inclusive government, or other issues
Attempts by Western governments and international financial institutions to deprive the Taliban-controlled government of other funding sources until its intentions are clearer has Afghan’s most vulnerable citizens hurting
US Senate votes to ban products from China's Xinjiang over human rights violations of Uyghur Muslims
The measure now heads to the House of Representatives, which must pass it if it is to reach President Joe Biden's desk for his signature
AI-based technologies can be a force for good but they can also 'have negative, even catastrophic effects' Michelle Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement
Joe Biden resurfaces with heartless speech on Afghanistan but it's clear that US foreign policy getting real now
Despite all the finger-pointing and deflecting the blame for the debacle on to others, Biden still managed to sound unrepentant and morally superior, even claiming martyrdom at the end
These critics argue that rich people have imposed population control on the poor for decades. And, they say, such coercive attempts to control the world's population often backfired and were sometimes harmful
Every year, World Population Day is observed on 11 July to draw people's attention towards overpoulation on a national as well as global level
Explained: As photo appears to show Dubai's Princess Latifa in Spain, timeline of events surrounding her 'disappearance'
Some users went one step further to highlight the seemingly staged pictures of Latifa making rounds on social media, showing her enjoying a greater degree of freedom.
G7 leaders slammed China over abuses against minorities in the Xinjiang region and pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, while the US called for Beijing to "start acting more responsibly in terms of international norms on human rights"
The COVID-19 pandemic initially blunted migration to the U.S. last year, but numbers were soon on the rise again.