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Pakistan PM rakes up Kashmir, fails to speak against rights violation of Uyghurs by China at OIC meeting
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Pakistan PM rakes up Kashmir, fails to speak against rights violation of Uyghurs by China at OIC meeting

Imran Khan continues to support China on its policy regarding Xinjiang, despite the human rights abuses in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region ((XUAR)

Bangladesh protests US sanctions against top security officers
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Bangladesh protests US sanctions against top security officers

Washington has imposed sanctions against the Rapid Action Battalion, which is accused of involvement in hundreds of disappearances and nearly 600 extrajudicial killings since 2018

'Nobody cares': China's terse response to Australia's diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympic Games
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'Nobody cares': China's terse response to Australia's diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympic Games

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in Canberra on Wednesday that the decision to join the US boycott was in response to "human rights abuses" in China's Muslim-majority Xinjiang province and "many other issues that Australia has consistently raised"

In latest move against President Nicolas Maduro, Donald Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in United States
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In latest move against President Nicolas Maduro, Donald Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in United States

President Donald Trump ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its authorities, in Washington's latest move against President Nicolas Maduro.

International NGOs urges Kim-Jong-un to end human right abuses committed in North Korea, ask him to act as per UN recommendations
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International NGOs urges Kim-Jong-un to end human right abuses committed in North Korea, ask him to act as per UN recommendations

Over 50 international non-governmental organisations called on the leader of North Korea, Kim-Jong-un to put an end to human rights abuses in the country.

Human rights activist Rothna Begum on the heartbreaks and triumphs of her work
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Human rights activist Rothna Begum on the heartbreaks and triumphs of her work

As a researcher for Human Rights Watch with a special focus on the Middle East and North Africa, Rothna Begum documents heart-wrenching crimes and some heartwarming triumphs | #FirstCulture

Tiananmen Square anniversary: US asks Chinese govt to check human rights abuses
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Tiananmen Square anniversary: US asks Chinese govt to check human rights abuses

The US asked the Chinese government to respect the "universal rights" and "fundamental freedoms" of all its citizens.

Amnesty Report: NGO blames Donald Trump, others in global rollback of human rights
World

Amnesty Report: NGO blames Donald Trump, others in global rollback of human rights

Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.

Donald Trump urged by US lawmakers to sanction Venezuelan officials
World

Donald Trump urged by US lawmakers to sanction Venezuelan officials

A bipartisan group of US lawmakers has sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to sanction Venezuelan officials responsible for corruption and human rights abuses.

China denounces American police brutality and global surveillance in human rights report
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China denounces American police brutality and global surveillance in human rights report

China on Friday slammed the US for a "terrible human rights record", denouncing it for police brutality and global surveillance a day after Washington criticised Beijing's own performance.

Iranian Nobel laureate criticises Rouhani's human rights record
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Iranian Nobel laureate criticises Rouhani's human rights record

Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi strongly criticised the human rights record of President Hassan Rouhani, citing a dramatic increase in executions since he took office this year and accusing the government of lying about the release of political prisoners

Take steps to prevent sexual violence in war zones: Angelina tells UN
World

Take steps to prevent sexual violence in war zones: Angelina tells UN

Hollywood actress and UN special envoy Angelina Jolie has urged the UN Security Council to tackle sexual violence in war zones, saying every country is affected by sexual violence and all have a responsibility to step forward.

Victims of Mubarak's regime still await justice in Egypt
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Victims of Mubarak's regime still await justice in Egypt

The mixed verdict in Mubarak's trial Saturday is a painful reminder that 15 months after the authoritarian leader's ouster in a popular uprising, there has been no move to bring about full accountability for wrongdoing under his regime.

Baby trafficking bazaar unearthed in UP
India

Baby trafficking bazaar unearthed in UP

A sting operation carried out by CNN-IBN and Cobrapost, has uncovered a "baby bazaar" in a government hospital in UP, where babies were being stolen from poor parents and sold to the highest bidder.

US military to have small presence in Afghanistan post 2014
World

US military to have small presence in Afghanistan post 2014

A small number of forces will remain in Afghanistan, at the invitation of the Afghan Government, for the sole purpose of training, advising, and assisting Afghan forces and continuing to pursue counter terrorism operation.

US Afghan killings suspect flown to Kuwait: source
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US Afghan killings suspect flown to Kuwait: source

The US staff sergeant, who has not been named or charged, allegedly slipped out of his small base in southern Afghanistan before dawn, crept into three houses and shot men, women and children at close range then burned some of the bodies. By sunrise, there were 16 corpses.

Why the Supreme Court is right about encounter cops
Politics

Why the Supreme Court is right about encounter cops

The Supreme Court’s observation that cops involved in fake encounters should be hanged may sound extreme but it addresses a pressing issue with due seriousness.