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Increasing crackdown in Cambodia a threat to fundamental human rights: UNHRC

Increasing crackdown in Cambodia a threat to fundamental human rights: UNHRC

Cambodia – Cambodian government’s increasing crackdown and suppression of political opponents, critics and activists is violating fundamental human rights of the people, said UN monitors probing human rights crisis in Cambodia. The report on stifling…

Human rights
Rohingya refugee activists targeted, HRW demands action

Rohingya refugee activists targeted, HRW demands action

Bangladesh – Global human rights watchdog, Human Rights Watch has urged the Bangladeshi authorities and United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) members to take required measures urgently to protect Rohingya refugee activists. The leaders and…

Human rights
US House Democrats urge UN to probe human rights abuse by DHS

US House Democrats urge UN to probe human rights abuse by DHS

In a five-page letter, The Squad (Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib) and some group of House Democrats requested the United Nations to help investigations into the human rights abuse by the…

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Over 300 rights groups approach UN demanding ‘decisive action’ against China’s human rights abuses

Over 300 rights groups approach UN demanding ‘decisive action’ against China’s human rights abuses

In an open letter addressed to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet and other member states, 321 civil society groups came together raising the call for international scrutiny over “the Chinese government’s…

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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…

Migrant workers
Coronavirus: How migrant workers in India walked miles to reach home amid lockdown

Coronavirus: How migrant workers in India walked miles to reach home amid lockdown

On 23 March, a nationwide lockdown was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to contain the spread of Covid-19. Due to which many migrant laborers in India were suddenly jobless and stranded.  After the coronavirus…

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