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Rights group slams ‘inhuman’ treatment of migrants in Greece
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:08

Author: AFPID: 1550565370713912600Tue, 2019-02-19 08:31 STRASBOURG: The Council of Europe rights body Tuesday condemned the “inhuman and ...

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to punish critics
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 02:01

Author: ReutersID: 1548996251073013900Fri, 2019-02-01 04:37 YANGON: Myanmar's government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used rep...

EU parliament urges Egypt to lift human rights constraints
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:18

Author: Associated PressID: 1544720531917870400Thu, 2018-12-13 (All day) CAIRO: The EU’s lawmaking body has condemned Egyptian authoritie...

World’s top glovemaker under fire in Malaysia over migrant workers’ rights
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 21:53

Author: ReutersID: 1544262324897983400Sat, 2018-12-08 09:35 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian labor rights groups have called for an investigation in...

Canada francophones gear up for fight over education, rights
  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 15:55

Author: Michel COMTE | AFPID: 1543025470359637500Sat, 2018-11-24 05:30OTTAWA, Canada: A French-language university canceled by Ontario’s g...

Human rights violations by Iran regime condemned by UN committee
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:54

Author: Sat, 2018-11-17 01:08 NEW YORK: A UN committee on human rights has approved a resolution urging Iran to stop its widespread use of arbit...

France’s ban on full-body Islamic veil violates human rights: UN rights panel
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:55

Author: ReutersID: 1540286402401687600Tue, 2018-10-23 09:12 GENEVA: The UN Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France’s ban on th...

UN experts says Egypt systematically targets rights activists
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:48

Author: ReutersID: 1538155813935103600Fri, 2018-09-28 17:24 GENEVA: Seventeen UN human rights experts criticized Egypt on Friday for its us...

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait slam UN for human rights report on Yemen
  • Wed, 26 Sep 2018 21:50

Wed, 2018-09-26 14:13 DUBAI: Saudi Arabia and Kuwait on Wednesday slammed a report prepared by United Nations experts over alleged human rights viola...

Rights group documents fresh S.Sudan ‘war crimes’
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:49

Author: AFPID: 1537339493939921500Wed, 2018-09-19 06:41 NAIROBI: A rights group on Wednesday accused the government of South Sudan and its ...

Rights lawyer wants Qatar to pay for its support of armed militias in Libya
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:50

Sat, 2018-09-15 23:52 JEDDAH: A lawyer representing victims of fighting in the Libyan town of Tawergha is urging the international community to stop ...

UN rights chief presses for new body on crimes against Rohingya
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 11:06

Author: REUTERSID: 1536636117768298200Tue, 2018-09-11 06:20GENEVA: United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Monday for ...

Egypt’s animal rights activists tackle pet shops of horror
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 05:36

Author: Wed, 2018-08-29 22:38 CAIRO: A group of animal rights activists have come together to take on the woeful conditions in Egypt’s pet sho...

Arab Coalition: UN Human Rights report on Yemen sent to legal team for review
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:31

Author: ReutersID: 1535458654915713300Tue, 2018-08-28 10:13 DUBAI: The Arab Coalition's official spokesman Turki Al-Malki said on Tuesday t...

Prominent Iranian human rights lawyer announces hunger strike in prison
  • Sat, 25 Aug 2018 23:42

Author: ReutersID: 1535212750555478500Sat, 2018-08-25 15:30 GENEVA: Jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh began a hunger strik...

More US sanctions on Myanmar for rights abuses
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 23:55

Author: APID: 1534642911436282600Fri, 2018-08-17 (All day) WASHINGTON: The US Treasury on Friday slapped sanctions on members of the Myanma...

Rohingya ‘rights at risk’ after Myanmar ID move
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 10:03

Author: Shehab SumonID: 1534637653596047900Sun, 2018-08-19 03:13DHAKA: Bangladesh has yet to decide whether it will replace its official des...

Houthis Bar UN Rights Office Chief from Returning to Yemen
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 02:35

The Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen barred the head of the United Nations human rights office in Yemen from returning to the country, announced the UN on...

Death penalty in India rape cases a ‘ploy,’ say rights activists
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 01:52

Author: Sanjay KumarID: 1533657970743744400Tue, 2018-08-07 19:03 DELHI: An Indian parliament ruling prescribing the death penalty for those...

Human rights group opposes moving Rohingya to island camp
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 21:53

Author: APID: 1533546734445817800Mon, 2018-08-06 (All day) BANGKOK: A human rights group urged Bangladesh’s government on Monday to aband...

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