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    Bahrain upholds prison sentence against photographer

    Bahrain upholds prison sentence against photographer

    d al-Fardan. A Bahraini appeals court on February 3 upheld the photojournalist's three-month...

    South Korea halts joint venture after North's tests

    South Korea halts joint venture after North's tests

    a following the North's recent rocket launch and nuclear test, state media reported. All...

    Frist Zika virus case confirmed in China: Reports

    Frist Zika virus case confirmed in China: Reports

    f Zika virus infection, state media reported. China's National Health and Family Planning...

    Body of missing Veracruz crime reporter Anabel Flores Salazar found in neighboring state

    Body of missing Veracruz crime reporter Anabel Flores Salazar found in neighboring state

    city of Orizaba in Veracruz on Monday, was found today in the neighboring state of Puebla,...

    Human Rights organizations demand Uzbekistan lift Unlawful Restrictions on Rights Activist Uktam Pardaev

    Human Rights organizations demand Uzbekistan lift Unlawful Restrictions on Rights Activist Uktam Pardaev

    nlawful restrictions on his fundamental rights imposed by police, the Association for Human...

    Nigerian authorities confirm court martial of 250 personnel

    Nigerian authorities confirm court martial of 250 personnel

    st part of the country over gross acts of indiscipline, cowardice and absence without...

    Body of missing Veracruz crime reporter Anabel Flores Salazar found in neighboring state
    Feb 10, NY: The body of Anabel Flores Salazar, a reporter for El Sol de Orizaba who was abducted... Full article
    Human Rights organizations demand Uzbekistan lift Unlawful Restrictions on Rights Activist Uktam Pardaev
    Feb 10, Oslo: Uzbek authorities should immediately stop harassing the human rights defender... Full article
    UN says Aleppo siege could cut off food supplies to 300,000 people
    Feb 10, Damascus: The United Nations has warned that hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians... Full article
    Weather and drought to blame as food insecurity doubles in Haiti
    Feb 10, Port-au-Prince: Haiti's third consecutive year of drought, exacerbated by the global El Niño weather phenomenon, has driven people deeper into poverty and hunger, and doubled the severely food-insecure population. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) said said some 3.6 million Haitians are facing food insecurity, among them more than 1.5 million people who are severely food insecure. This is a key finding from an emergency food security assessment conducted... Full article
    Government's use of travel bans turns Egypt into "mass jail cell" for rights advocates
    Feb 9, Cairo: The undersigned organisations condemn the recent arbitrary travel bans issued against several individuals involved in public life, in particular human rights defenders, the latest being rights activist Gamal Eid, the director of the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information. The orders are effectively turning Egypt into a mass jail cell for these individuals. The undersigned organisations call for the immediate lifting of the travel ban imposed on Gamal Eid and others who... Full article
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    Feb 1, Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corporation has... Full article

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    Jan 24, Davos: The World Economic Forum in... Full article

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    Jan 23, London: Google will be paying... Full article

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    Feb 5, Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert... Full article

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    Jan 30, Moscow: A Strong 7.0 magnitude... Full article

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    Jan 26, NY: The global average surface... Full article

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    Jan 25, Seoul: More than 50 people have been... Full article

    The dawn of a new Statesman: Indian PM Modi visit to Pakistan brings life to drowning relations
    Dec 30, Delhi: With the changing times the world is witnessing the new world order, a new dawn... Full article
    Donald Trump's Islamphobic statements could fuel hate crimes
    Dec 18,  Oslo: One shouldn’t be surprised with the speech of the Republican US... Full article
    Racism in the rhetoric and action of developed nations
    By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand and tears in her... Full article
    Blood Cotton: Uzbekistan's illegitimate trade
    Has anyone of us ever realized that the clothes we bear, the fabrics we gracefully flaunt in parties, the dresses we desire fully admire to have one of those to outshine our aura, have a fraction of share of blood and cries of those minors and helpless humans who lived under the most repressive regimes in the world, Uzbekistan! As one of the leading exporter of cotton in the world, has become most controversial and deadly producers of our times, who’s every inch of a harvested soil is... Full article
    Thor Halvorssen: A paragon of ‘human rights’
    Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him at the center of a series of international conflicts. It has also made him one of the most polarizing and perplexing figures in the arena of human rights activism. His New York–based Human Rights Foundation has one item on its agenda: to combat oppressive regimes worldwide, whether that means extricating activists from their countries, mounting campaigns to free... Full article

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