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India’s top court legalises abortion regardless of marital status

India’s top court legalises abortion regardless of marital status

India - The Supreme Court of India, on Thursday, upheld the right of a woman to an abortion up to 24 weeks into pregnancy regardless of marital status.  Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of India's Supreme Court

China’s envoy to the UN urges people to visit Xinjiang 

China’s envoy to the UN urges people to visit Xinjiang 

China - The permanent representative to the UN Office in Geneva invited people to travel to the infamous region to experience its purported beauty because he was worried about how the recent United Nations Human

What you need to know about Iran’s raging protests

What you need to know about Iran’s raging protests

Iran - The protests, now in their tenth day, were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in hospital three days after she was detained by Tehran's vice police and taken to

Nine dead in Iranian attacks on Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq

Nine dead in Iranian attacks on Kurdish rebels in northern Iraq

Iran - The Islamic Republic of Iran has attacked an Iranian-Kurdish opposition group in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq, killing nine people and injuring several others. According to the Kurdish official of Iraq, the

Violent Protests Erupt Over Death Of Dalit Boy In UP

Violent Protests Erupt Over Death Of Dalit Boy In UP

India - Violent protests erupted on Tuesday over the death of a 15-year-old Dalit boy in the Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh (UP), who was allegedly beaten by a teacher from his school over a

Hundreds arrested as Russian draft protests continue

Hundreds arrested as Russian draft protests continue

Russia - According to OVD-Info, 724 people were detained in 32 cities on Saturday. Massive demonstrations erupted after President Vladimir Putin announced plans to call up 300,000 people to fight in Ukraine. Hundreds of people

Amnesty calls for UN investigation into Iran regime’s ‘serious crimes’ in protest crackdown

Amnesty calls for UN investigation into Iran regime’s ‘serious crimes’ in protest crackdown

Iran - Amnesty International, an international non-governmental organisation, launched a petition calling for an independent United Nations (UN) investigation into the “serious crimes” being committed by the Iranian regime security forces during its crackdown on

Philippines at risk from roaring Typhoon Noru

Philippines at risk from roaring Typhoon Noru

Philippines - The eye of the storm, known as Typhoon Carding, hit the Polillo Islands at 5:00 pm. local (5 a.m. ET) as a super typhoon and made landfall in Burdeos municipality in Quezon province

South Asian origin women unite to decry ‘senseless communal violence’ in Leicester

South Asian origin women unite to decry ‘senseless communal violence’ in Leicester

UK - South Asian women in Leicester, a city in England, have come together to call for unity after weeks of violence between men from Hindu and Muslim communities, in the wake of an India-Pakistan

Seminar highlights violations of human rights in Balochistan

Seminar highlights violations of human rights in Balochistan

Pakistan - Baloch Human Rights Council (BHRC) hosted a seminar titled "Baloch Lives Matter: Aspects of Human Rights Violations in Balochistan" on Thursday in Geneva in honour of the UNHRC's 51st session. Intellectuals, analysts, and

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