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COVID worsened global human rights abuses: Amnesty report

April 07, 2021 5:13 pm

From the prosecution of journalists to the repression of activists, Amnesty International has condemned global human rights abuses committed during the pandemic year in a new report.

US calls out human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang, Tibet

February 06, 2021 5:00 pm

While talking to Beijing, top US diplomat Antony Blinken pressed for accountability on human rights abuses in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong.

UN rights chief calls for hybrid courts to probe Lanka human rights abuses

September 17, 2015 4:47 pm

Zeid Raad al-Hussein pointed to horrific abuses during the conflict, including torture, executions, and sexual abuse by security forces, as well as suicide attacks, assassinations and recruitment of child soldiers by rebels.

Srilankan President Rajapaksa says Lanka 'has nothing to hide'

November 14, 2013 3:29 pm

Mahinda Rajapaksa sent out a message to Tamils that he was willing to discuss the issues with them.

Maldives Supreme Court delays presidential poll again,to Nov 16

November 11, 2013 12:44 am

The run-off was scheduled to take place on Sunday but the Supreme Court has delayed it until Saturday,in line with demands from Nasheed’s two biggest rivals.

Maldives' democratic process breaks down again amid bickering

November 10, 2013 11:22 am

The delay makes it unclear who will actually be in charge of the country from Monday.

Last Night World: Slain Taliban chief not a martyr: Sunni group

November 10, 2013 2:15 am

The Sunni Ittehad Council,a conglomeration of over 20 parties of the Barelvi school of thought,issued the statement.

UN resolution against Iran gets record number of vote

November 22, 2011 10:09 am

UN General Assembly has passed a resolution condemning human rights abuses in Iran.

Commonwealth buys time on rights monitor

October 29, 2011 4:16 am

Treading gingerly on the issue of human rights abuses by some member states,Commonwealth leaders bought time on the issue of appointing a human rights commissioner.

Syria under pressure,US slaps sanctions on Assad,6 top aides

May 19, 2011 12:08 am

The US imposed sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for human rights abuses.