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Apr 23, 2019
Myanmar Supreme Court rejects appeal of two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years for violating Official Secrets ActA district court judge in Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, found the two journalists guilty under the Official Secrets Act in September, 2018 and sentenced them to seven years in prison. The Yangon High Court rejected an earlier appeal in January.
Nov 06, 2018
Jamal Khashoggi's killing: At UN Human Rights review session, member states target Saudi ArabiaAmid concerns over freedom of expression in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi representative insisted that it was a 'guaranteed right', before noting the launch of 'many multilingual television and radio channels' as evidence of people's right to express their opinions.
Sep 04, 2018
Reuters journalists jailed for seven years for violating Myanmar Official Secrets Act; activists condemn sentencingThe arrest of Myanmar Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo has sparked an outcry among the international community as an attempt to muzzle reporting on last year's crackdown by Myanmar's security forces on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state.
Jul 18, 2018
'It's not about politics': Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights defends UN's Kashmir reportThe UN High Commissioner for Human Rights released a statement on Wednesday defending the first-ever UN human rights report on Kashmir and said the issue "is not about politics" and the report was "to assist the States".
Jun 20, 2018
India rejects UNHRC report on alleged human rights violations in Kashmir, says it 'legetimises terrorism'India called it a matter of concern that such a report determines the UN Human Rights Council's consensus on terror, the "pernicious violator of fundamental rights".
Jun 18, 2018
UN human rights chief calls US migration policy 'unconscionable', urges Washington to stop separating children from parentsThe UN human rights chief on Monday urged Washington to stop separating migrant children from their parents at the US border, describing the policy as "unconscionable".
Sep 13, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Kiren Rijiju says India's branding as 'villain' on issue will undermine securityUnion minister Kiren Rijiju slammed attempts to brand India as a "villain" on the Rohingya refugee issue, saying it was a "calibrated design" to tarnish the country's image.
Sep 12, 2017
India rejects UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein's criticism on Rohingyas, KashmirIndia on Tuesday strongly rejected the criticism by the UN human rights chief over its handling of Rohingya Muslim refugees and Jammu and Kashmir.
Aug 05, 2017
Myanmar troops arrest four insurgents suspected of killing six Buddhists in RakhineSecurity forces in Myanmar fired warning shots to disperse Muslim villagers while they were arresting four suspected insurgents
Jun 06, 2017
Kashmir issue: UN human rights chief says denial of 'unconditional access' to troubled regions will lead to remote monitoringThe UN human rights chief reiterated his request for “unconditional access” of his office to the troubled regions of “India-administered Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-administered Kashmir” warning that the denial of access will eventually lead to “various forms of remote monitoring” by his office and making the reports public.