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Mar 07, 2019
Formula One under pressure to demand Bahrain release activist jailed for criticising 2017 Grand PrixRights groups are pressuring Formula One to demand Bahrain to release an activist jailed for criticising Manama's hosting of the 2017 Grand Prix.
Mar 06, 2019
Iraqi children being tried for alleged ties to Islamic State, forced confessions obtained through torture: HRW reportThe Human Rights Watch's extensive report was based on interviews with 29 Iraqi children who are current or former detainees in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), as well as relatives, prison guards, and judicial sources.
Feb 24, 2019
Louvre Abu Dhabi: New addition to UAE's art world presents connections between culturesLouvre Abu Dhabi presents art work and artifacts from across the world as 12 chapters of human history, from pre-history to the present day. It has been criticised for being West-centric
Feb 07, 2019
Two more women accuse ex-Costa Rican president Oscar Arias of sexual misconduct, but #MeToo still muted in Latin AmericaTwo women have accused former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias, a Nobel peace laureate, of sexual misconduct
Jan 15, 2019
Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's bail request; auto tycoon likely to stay in custody until trialThe decision means Ghosn is likely to stay in custody until his trial, which even his own defence lawyer has admitted could take six months to begin
Jan 03, 2019
Thousands of psychiatric patients chained in sheds in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun; SC asks govt to provide medical aidTaking cognisance of the issue, the Supreme Court bench headed by Justice AK Sikri directed Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath led BJP government to take requisite actions in order to provide mental healthcare and treatment at the earliest.
Dec 28, 2018
Two faces of Sheikh Hasina and political alternatives to BNP and Awami League in BangladeshIn between some military-ruled governments, Bangladesh has been run since Independence by only two political parties: Either by the Centre-Left leaning Awami League or the Centre-Right Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP)
Dec 10, 2018
Human Rights Day on 10 December: 70 years since UN adopted resolution, violations still not thing of pastAs the world marks 70 years of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights marked as International Human Rights Day, the UN's year-long campaign #Standup4HumanRights draws to a close.
Dec 02, 2018
International Day for Abolition of Slavery 2018: Unabashed forms of modern-day slavery continue to be practiced world overAlthough slavery in its “traditional” form may not be prevalent (too evidently) today, there are over 40 million people globally who are still victims of modern slavery.
Nov 15, 2018
Rohingya repatriation doubtful as terrified refugees reluctant to return to Myanmar; Bangladesh rules out forceful actionBangladesh's refugee commissioner cast doubt on whether the plan to send first batch of 150 Rohingya, from a preliminary 2,260 slated for return, could go ahead as scheduled on Thursday.