Several Opposition parties objected to the Bill in its present form, saying it has many gaps and was not in conformity with the Paris Principles — Paris Principles are a set of international standards which frame and guide the work of human rights institutions.
Physical abuse, restrictions on mobility of women, attacks on freedom of the press and injustices against the LGBT community are some issues, Amal Clooney highlights in this speech at Vanderbilt University in 2018.
Pakistan and its security forces are still stinging from a 2011 covert operation that involved a Pakistani doctor, an aid group and a vaccination scam to identify Osama bin Laden's home, aiding US Navy Seals who tracked and later killed him.
A report by UN investigators in August found that Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingyas with "genocidal intent," and said the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted under international law.
The mission of the body, according to a Cabinet statement, is to "respond to claims" made against Egypt's human rights record and formulate a "unified Egyptian vision" to be stated in regional and international forums.
The legislation calls for an FBI report to provide information on the harassment and intimidation experienced by ethnic Uyghurs and Chinese nationals studying or working temporarily in the US by Chinese officials.