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Human rights activists criticize Philippines president Duterte’s Anti-Terrorism Bill

Human rights activists criticize Philippines president Duterte’s Anti-Terrorism Bill

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has criticized Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of anti-terrorism bill on Friday. Human rights activists fear that this bill might allow suppression of criticism against government and human rights…

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China is forcing birth control in an attempt to suppress the Uyghurs population – An assassination of Human Rights

China is forcing birth control in an attempt to suppress the Uyghurs population – An assassination of Human Rights

In an extreme case of human rights violation, the Chinese government is suppressing Uyghurs population by forcing the women into birth control measures. China is not backing down from taking draconian measures to keep a…

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Human Rights Commission takes suo motu cognizance over media report, issues notice over poor quarantine centers in Meghalaya

Human Rights Commission takes suo motu cognizance over media report, issues notice over poor quarantine centers in Meghalaya

In relation to a media report that revealed lack of support from government to the community quarantine centers in Meghalaya which are managed by Dorbar Shnongs, the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission (MHRC) have issued a…

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How George Floyd Has Become A Symbol Of Freedom Of Press

How George Floyd Has Become A Symbol Of Freedom Of Press

George Floyd’s demise has given rise to a munity of various kinds across the globe. Apart from war against discrimination, there is a cry out against throttling of free press too. Recent cases of violation…

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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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Rise in domestic violence in UK amid pandemic crisis calls for legislation enactment by government – Human Rights Watch

Rise in domestic violence in UK amid pandemic crisis calls for legislation enactment by government – Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch said on Monday that with the rise in domestic violence against women and girls in UK during pandemic crisis, it is time for government to step up and enact tough legal guidelines…

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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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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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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…