Human Rights

    Approximately 19 million people in need of emergency aid in Yemen: UN

    Approximately 19 million people in need of emergency aid in Yemen: UN

    Apr 26, Brussels: The United Nations has appealed for $2.1 billion to prevent the "starving...

    Fire in French refugee camp injures atleast 10

    Fire in French refugee camp injures atleast 10

    Apr 11, Paris: A camp housing 1,500 migrants in northern France has been destroyed in a fire...

    Qatar comes under scrutiny for mistreatment  of migrant workers

    Qatar comes under scrutiny for mistreatment of migrant workers

    Apr 6, Doha: South Asian workers who have been made to pay recruitment fees for construction...

    Aung San Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Rohingya community

    Aung San Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Rohingya community

    Apr 6, Yangoon: Aung San Suu Kyi has denied there is ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslim...

    UN calls emergency meeting after possible Chemical attack in Syria

    UN calls emergency meeting after possible Chemical attack in Syria

    Apr 5, Damascus: The UN Security Council will hold emergency talks after a suspected chemical...

    Over 58 killed and scores injured in suspected chemical attack in Syria

    Over 58 killed and scores injured in suspected chemical attack in Syria

    Apr 4, Damascus:Over 58 people were killed and scores injured in a suspected chemical attack on...

    Houthi rebels recruit fighters as young as 15: Amnesty
    Feb.28, Sanaa: Amnesty International has said Yemen's Houthi rebels are recruiting fighters... Full article
    'Time running out' for 1.4 million children in 'man-made' crises in Africa: UNICEF
    Feb.22, Sanaa: Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death due to severe acute... Full article
    ECHR issues warning to Norway over child welfare service
    Feb.16, Oslo: Eight Norwegian child welfare cases have been heard by the European Court of Human... Full article
    US: Actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation
    Feb.16, Washington: US actor and human rights campaigner Ashton Kutcher has urged lawmakers to support efforts to help bring an end to child sexual exploitation. At a senate hearing on Wednesday, a visibly emotional Mr Kutcher said it was time for "society and government" to defend the vulnerable. Kutcher, 39, said that he had been exposed to things "no person should ever see". He was speaking as chairman of Thorn, an organisation that develops software to... Full article