Sunday, December 17, 2017

SOMALILAND VOTES: Human Rights Watch warns against social media black-out during Somaliland polls

Human Rights Watch has protested the decision by Somaliland’s electoral body to shut down social media during the November 13 presidential poll terming the...

Ururka ‘Fortify Rights’ Oo Codsaday In La Sii Daayo 21 Muwaadiniin Soomaali ah Oo...

Bangkok(SPO)-Urur lagu magacaabo (Fortify Rights) oo u dooda xuquuqda bini’aadanka ayaa ugu baaqay masuuliyiinta Thailand inay si deg deg ah u sii daayaan 35...

Turkish prosecutor seeks 15-year jail sentence for rights activists

A Turkish prosecutor has called for jail sentences of up to 15 years on terrorism charges for a group of rights activists including the...

UN Human Rights Council wraps current session, adopts texts on Myanmar, Yemen, Burundi

The United Nations Human Rights Council concluded its 36th session in Geneva today, having adopted 33 resolutions, 20 by consensus, addressing multiple themes as...

Sisi: Human rights should not be judged from a Western perspective

Human rights should not be judged from a Western perspective, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi told former US officials yesterday at a meeting in...

Syrian refugee: ‘Europeans are using our name to make money’

Fatima’s husband and two of her brothers were killed by fighters in Syria. Fearing for her children’s lives, she escaped her homeland and embarked on...

Human Rights Watch’s website returns after being blocked for 48 Hours

After being blocked for 48 hours, Human Rights Watch is now accessible again in Egypt. Last Thursday, the organisation announced that the Egyptian authorities had...

UN: Don’t leave Saudi-backed commission to probe Yemen abuses

The United Nations must take over responsibility for investigating rights violations in Yemen’s civil war as the country’s government is not up to the...

Amnesty says after year of ‘repression’ in Bahrain, West remains silent

Bahrain’s government has crushed dissent and violently cracked down on protests in the past year, Amnesty International said on Thursday, and it accused Britain...

Burma: Satellite Images Show Massive Fire Destruction

New satellite imagery obtained by Human Rights Watch shows the complete destruction of the village of Chein Khar Li Satellite imagery © DigitalGlobe 2017 New...

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