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    Labour rights
    ILO asks Belarus to respect protesting workers and union leaders

    ILO asks Belarus to respect protesting workers and union leaders

    The government has been coming down hard on workers who are joining strikes and protests demanding fair elections. The International Labor Organization has asked that the Belarusian government release the trade unionists who were detained…

    Human rights
    Pakistan arrests a human rights leader who criticized the army’s violations.

    Pakistan arrests a human rights leader who criticized the army’s violations.

    Pakistani security forces arrested the head of a human rights group that accused the military of widespread violations in its war on terrorism. Javed Khan, a local police official, announced the arrest of Mansour Bashstein…