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Massive internet shutdowns in Iran cause serious concern

Massive internet shutdowns in Iran cause serious concern

Iran - When Iranian authorities shut down the internet in 2019 amid anti-government protests, the international community struggled to trace the ensuing massacre of civilians. Iranians took to the streets to demonstrate after fuel prices

Evidence suggests war crimes in Ukraine: U.N. rights experts

Evidence suggests war crimes in Ukraine: U.N. rights experts

Ukraine - A team of experts commissioned by the UN's top human rights body to investigate the rights violations in Ukraine said its initial investigation showed evidence of war crimes in Ukraine following Russia's invasion

Five people die in Iran during protests over the death of a woman detained by police

Five people die in Iran during protests over the death of a woman detained by police

Iran - According to a human rights monitor, five people were killed by Iranian security forces during protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, who was in police custody. The Hengaw Organization for Human

Russians flee to the border after being drafted into the army

Russians flee to the border after being drafted into the army

Russia - Lines formed at border crossings after President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday a partial military mobilization that could call up 300,000 people into combat. Russian men are trying to leave the country to

Beijing hosts 2022 Beijing Forum on Human Rights

Beijing hosts 2022 Beijing Forum on Human Rights

China - The 2022 Beijing Forum on Human Rights was recently hosted by the China Society for Human Rights Studies (CSHRS) and the China Foundation for Human Rights Development (CFHRD). About 200 senior officials, scholars,

Iranian police call Mahsa Amini’s death ‘regrettable’ as protesters take to streets

Iranian police call Mahsa Amini’s death ‘regrettable’ as protesters take to streets

Iran - Amini, 22, who was stopped and detained by Iranian vice police in Tehran on Tuesday, died after falling into a coma on Friday. CCTV footage released by Iranian state media appears to show

Typhoon landslides and floods hit Japan

Typhoon landslides and floods hit Japan

Japan - Typhoon Nanmadol has killed at least two people and injured 90 people after it hit the southern island of Kyushu on Sunday morning. Rescuers in Japan have warned of mudslides and flooding as

Bodies found at mass grave site in Izyum

Bodies found at mass grave site in Izyum

Ukraine - The Ukrainian Defense Ministry said at least 440 "unmarked" graves have been discovered in the city in recent days. President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Friday that some of the bodies found in Izyum

Huge protest in Chandigarh University after videos of girls showering ‘leaked’

Huge protest in Chandigarh University after videos of girls showering ‘leaked’

India - A massive protest broke out at the Chandigarh University campus in India after students claimed that the videos of around 60 girls taking baths in the hostel were leaked.  Police reportedly reached the

Floods and rains kill at least 10 people in Italy overnight

Floods and rains kill at least 10 people in Italy overnight

Italy - Heavy rain that fell late Thursday night caused rivers and streams to burst their banks and flood coastal towns around the regional capital of Ancona. In just a few hours, about 400 mm

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