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New York protestors denied basic human rights as they are shoved into crowded and filthy jails

New York protestors denied basic human rights as they are shoved into crowded and filthy jails

Protests across the United States following death of George Floyd in police custody are basically against all the police misconduct being taken for granted since years together. Brutal violence, excessive force use, unprovoked beatings, and…

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Venezuelans Receive Humanitarian Aid Amidst Corona Virus Crisis

Venezuelans Receive Humanitarian Aid Amidst Corona Virus Crisis

The pandemic has become a boon of sorts of the Venezuelans. After a long sort battle, the Venezuelan government and the opposition have finally reached a consensus to receive humanitarian aid through the Pan American…

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Human Rights stoop to a new low in Pakistan as an 8 year old girl beaten to death by employers

Human Rights stoop to a new low in Pakistan as an 8 year old girl beaten to death by employers

An 8 year old illegally hired girl maid was beaten to death by her employers over a trivial issue when she mistakenly set free pet parrots. The incident happened in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on Sunday, when…

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OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

OCHCR chief says “protests in the US is exposing ‘endemic inequalities’ which has long been ignored”

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet denounced the killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Powderhorn Park neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. She expressed on Tuesday that the continuing protests…

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Inhuman conditions of migrants detained in Libya

Inhuman conditions of migrants detained in Libya

At the end of 2017, horrific images of migrants sold as mere commodities in Libya were travelling around the world. This sparked a global outcry and pushed many leaders, in Europe, in Africa, in Libya,…

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HRW report details extent of coronavirus outbreaks in Qatar central prison

HRW report details extent of coronavirus outbreaks in Qatar central prison

A new report from the Human Rights Watch (HRW) is providing the first snapshot of the extent of coronavirus outbreaks in Doha central jail, where hundreds of inmates and staff have tested positive to COVID-19.…

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Supreme Court Intervenes To Protect Migrants Workers

Supreme Court Intervenes To Protect Migrants Workers

Nepal Learns The Lesson In Good Governance: The apathy of Kathmandu government for its migrant workers has pushed them to seek court ruling so that their human rights are not violated. As the city went…

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Waiting forever to go home

Waiting forever to go home

The Coronavirus pandemic has worsened the prospects of those migrants stuck indefinitely in Russia’s detention centres. With international borders closed and all train and flight services suspended, thousands of migrants continue their long vigil inside…

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A UN draft resolution calls for a three-month global humanitarian truce

A UN draft resolution calls for a three-month global humanitarian truce

The UN Security Council intends to vote on a draft resolution calling for the establishment of a “humanitarian truce” for 90 days in all armed conflicts around the world to allow the delivery of humanitarian…

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The United Nations warns many countries about repression practices

The United Nations warns many countries about repression practices

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, warned on Monday that some countries would take the exceptional measures prescribed to curb the spread of the Corona virus as a pretext for violating…

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