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US Senators renew call for sanctions on Turkey over rights abuses

US Senators renew call for sanctions on Turkey over rights abuses

A group of leading Democratic senators has re-introduced the Turkey Human Rights Promotion Act of 2021 with the aim of imposing US sanctions on the Turkish government over the country’s worsening human rights record. The…

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COVID-19: Australia under fire over restrictions on travel from India

COVID-19: Australia under fire over restrictions on travel from India

Australia is being accused of racism for imposing strictpenalties on citizens returning from India The Australian government is facing criticism over the imposition of penaltiesand threatening jail time to citizens trying to return home from…

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HRW urges Sri Lanka to reject ‘political victimization’ findings

HRW urges Sri Lanka to reject ‘political victimization’ findings

Human Rights Watch has urged Sri Lanka’s parliament to reject a resolution to acquit officials implicated in human rights abuses. The U.S.-based rights agency has said, in a press release out on Friday, the resolution…

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HRW asks India to protect human rights amidst COVID-19

HRW asks India to protect human rights amidst COVID-19

Human Rights Watch has urged the Indian government to urgently cater to the healthcare shortages in the system amid the world’s fastest-surging coronavirus cases. The international rights agency pressed for vulnerable communities to have equitable…

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UK accused of failing vulnerable refugees post Brexit

UK accused of failing vulnerable refugees post Brexit

 No 10 has been accused regularly of failing to keep the most vulnerable of refugees in country. This has been aggravated post Brexit after the Home Office failed to reunite refugees with their families well…

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Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of crimes of apartheid against Palestinians

Human Rights Watch has, in its 213-page report released on Tuesday, accused Israel of the usage of policies of apartheid and persecution against Palestinians that amount to crimes against humanity. New York-based Human Rights Watch…

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Greece accused of pushing back refugees in callous human rights violation act

Greece accused of pushing back refugees in callous human rights violation act

 European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has filed a lawsuit against Greece accusing Athens of shocking grade of human rights violations. The act was done at multi-agency level and was operational at inter-agency rank to…

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Why Denmark Revoked Syrian Residency Permits And Asks Them To Leave?

Why Denmark Revoked Syrian Residency Permits And Asks Them To Leave?

 In the wake of tightening its migration policy, Denmark is being held responsible for indulging in human rights violation, as it forces Syrian refugees to return back. It has become the first European nation to…

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Human Rights Watch urges brands to boycott goods from Xinjiang

Human Rights Watch urges brands to boycott goods from Xinjiang

The Human Rights Watch has urged retailers and brands around the world to boycott products from the Xinjiang region of China due to wide concerns about the use of forced labour in the area. Human…

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European Council threatens Turkey with sanctions for its human rights violations

European Council threatens Turkey with sanctions for its human rights violations

The European Council condemned Turkey’s human rights violations, specifically with regard to the country’s handling of Osman Kavala’s case. The Council highlighted how Ankara ignored the European Court of Human Rights’ repeated calls for immediate…

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