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Explained: As photo appears to show Dubai's Princess Latifa in Spain, timeline of events surrounding her 'disappearance'
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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.

China accuses G7 of 'political manipulation' following criticism over record in Xinjiang, Hong Kong
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China accuses G7 of 'political manipulation' following criticism over record in Xinjiang, Hong Kong

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"

In photos: How Guatemalan lives are being upturned by failed immigration bids
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In photos: How Guatemalan lives are being upturned by failed immigration bids

The COVID-19 pandemic initially blunted migration to the U.S. last year, but numbers were soon on the rise again.

Justice Arun Mishra is new NHRC chief: First non-CJI to hold post; ex-SC judge had called Modi 'versatile genius'
India

Justice Arun Mishra is new NHRC chief: First non-CJI to hold post; ex-SC judge had called Modi 'versatile genius'

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, who was part of the Apointment Committee, dissociated himself from the selection process after his suggestion to include a member of the SC/ST community in the NHRC was rejected

'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri trans woman recounts her ongoing lockdown ordeal
India

'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri trans woman recounts her ongoing lockdown ordeal

Siku, a Nupi Manbi (trans woman) from Manipur, found her job and life in Bengaluru suddenly at end with the lockdown. Having returned to Manipur, however, Siku has had an especially difficult journey that is nowhere close to its end.

IA Rehman, India-born Pakistani human rights defender and Magsaysay award winner, passes away
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IA Rehman, India-born Pakistani human rights defender and Magsaysay award winner, passes away

Rehman, who was born in 1930 in Haryana in pre-partitioned India, worked as an editor for various newspapers in his journalistic career spanning more than 65 years and was a founding member of the Pakistan-India People's Forum for Peace and Democracy.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Germany escape FIFA sanction despite 'Human Rights' protest
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Germany escape FIFA sanction despite 'Human Rights' protest

Germany head coach Joachim Loew said he supported the players after they wore black T-shirts with white lettering to spell out "Human Rights", aimed at 2022 World Cup host nation Qatar, before Thursday's 3-0 win over Iceland.

Janice McLaughlin, the nun who exposed human rights abuses in Rhodesia, dies at 79
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Janice McLaughlin, the nun who exposed human rights abuses in Rhodesia, dies at 79

Working for the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe, McLaughlin used the church’s network across the country to uncover human rights abuses including the systematic torture of rural Blacks and the forced settlement of nearly 600,000 in what Rhodesian authorities called “protected villages.”

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals
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Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Ski star Mikaela Shiffrin says ‘tough’ choosing between job and morals

The build-up to next February's Winter Olympics has been overshadowed by concerns over the fate of China's Uighur minority in the Xinjiang region

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
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In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events

The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening

Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case
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Days after jailed for violating parole, Alexie Navalny back in court, this time in defamation case

Prosecutors accuse Navalny of slandering a World War II veteran in social media posts last year. The posts criticised people who supported constitutional amendments that allowed Putin to remain in power until 2036

Human Rights Day 2020: UN urges nations to 'create equal opportunities for all'; all you need to know
India

Human Rights Day 2020: UN urges nations to 'create equal opportunities for all'; all you need to know

The theme of Human Rights Day 2020 is Recover Better - Stand Up for Human Rights, which focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring human rights are central to recovery efforts amid the pandemic

Chandigarh man trying to perform interfaith marriage in Aligarh arrested, dragged out of court
India

Chandigarh man trying to perform interfaith marriage in Aligarh arrested, dragged out of court

The arrest came to the fore after a video clip, purportedly showing policemen virtually dragging the man away from the court premises in the presence of dozens of bystanders, surfaced on social media

1968 Koshi flood victims in Nepal have waited 52 years for compensation, but justice eludes generations of families
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1968 Koshi flood victims in Nepal have waited 52 years for compensation, but justice eludes generations of families

In 1968, the Koshi river swept away hundreds of homes, destroying land and livelihoods. Generations later, villagers in Nepal’s Sunsari district are still waiting for help from the Indian and Nepali governments.

Saudi Arabia removes key restrictions on migrant workers, but reforms aren't abolition of kafala system
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Saudi Arabia removes key restrictions on migrant workers, but reforms aren't abolition of kafala system

Reforms will allow foreign workers the right to change jobs by transferring their sponsorship from one employer to another, leave and re-enter the country and secure final exit visas without the employers' consent

Why is it important that human rights guide our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic?
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Why is it important that human rights guide our responses to the COVID-19 pandemic?

A human rights-based approach to the pandemic is based on values. It prioritises the most disadvantaged and vulnerable and it is holistic.

Amnesty International halts India operations, claims 'witch hunt over unfounded, motivated allegations'
India

Amnesty International halts India operations, claims 'witch hunt over unfounded, motivated allegations'

Amnesty said the government action to freeze its accounts comes amid the organisation’s reports critical of the riots in Delhi and the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir

Solicitor General’s stance on same-sex marriage before Delhi HC goes against Indian law; rights aren't a matter of political convenience
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Solicitor General’s stance on same-sex marriage before Delhi HC goes against Indian law; rights aren't a matter of political convenience

The law of India does recognise same-sex relationships and it is time for courts in this country to declare the law and bring relief to millions of LGBTQ individuals who live in India.

Nirav Modi won't get fair trial in India, former SC judge Markandey Katju tells UK court
India

Nirav Modi won't get fair trial in India, former SC judge Markandey Katju tells UK court

Katju also repeatedly made comparisons between India and Germany under the Nazi regime, saying Nirav Modi has been made a convenient scapegoat for India's economic crisis

How Latin American horror films highlight femicides, political corruption and other human rights abuses
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How Latin American horror films highlight femicides, political corruption and other human rights abuses

Guillermo Del Toro’s genre-bending and -blending approach to filmmaking allows him to reach a large and varied audience while also providing sharp social and historical commentary on Spain’s fraught past.