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
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.
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The US asked the Chinese government to respect the "universal rights" and "fundamental freedoms" of all its citizens.
Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians is contributing to a global pushback against human rights.
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 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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.