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    Australia drawing the wrong lines on asylum seekers: HRW

    Australia drawing the wrong lines on asylum seekers: HRW

    ents with Nauru are authorised under Australian law - but the court did not consider whether the...

    Rights group asks China to free ‘disappeared’ booksellers

    Rights group asks China to free ‘disappeared’ booksellers

    forcibly disappeared. The five are affiliated with the Hong Kong-based Mighty Current Media,...

    Oslo Energy Forum to start from today

    Oslo Energy Forum to start from today

    lo Energy Forum in Norway from February 10 to 12. Visiting Vice President Sleipner, Norwegian...

    Bahrain upholds prison sentence against photographer

    Bahrain upholds prison sentence against photographer

    d al-Fardan. A Bahraini appeals court on February 3 upheld the photojournalist's three-month...

    South Korea halts joint venture after North's tests

    South Korea halts joint venture after North's tests

    a following the North's recent rocket launch and nuclear test, state media reported. All...

    Frist Zika virus case confirmed in China: Reports

    Frist Zika virus case confirmed in China: Reports

    f Zika virus infection, state media reported. China's National Health and Family Planning...

    Australia drawing the wrong lines on asylum seekers: HRW
    Feb 10, Canberra: On February 3, the High Court of Australia ruled that the country’s... Full article
    Rights group asks China to free ‘disappeared’ booksellers
    Feb 10, NY: Human Rights Watch asked Chinese authorities to immediately release five booksellers... Full article
    Body of missing Veracruz crime reporter Anabel Flores Salazar found in neighboring state
    Feb 10, NY: The body of Anabel Flores Salazar, a reporter for El Sol de Orizaba who was abducted... Full article
    Human Rights organizations demand Uzbekistan lift Unlawful Restrictions on Rights Activist Uktam Pardaev
    Feb 10, Oslo: Uzbek authorities should immediately stop harassing the human rights defender Uktam Pardaev and lift the unlawful restrictions on his fundamental rights imposed by police, the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia, International Partnership for Human Rights, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee, and Human Rights Watch said today. Pardaev is the chairman of the Jizzakh branch of the Independent Human Rights Organization in Uzbekistan. He was detained on November 16, 2015... Full article
    UN says Aleppo siege could cut off food supplies to 300,000 people
    Feb 10, Damascus: The United Nations has warned that hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians in opposition-held areas in Aleppo city are under threat of being cut off from basic food supplies amid expectations of a looming siege by government forces. The UN said on Tuesday that it is worried government advances could block the last link for civilians in rebel-held parts of Aleppo with the main Turkish border crossing, which has long served as the lifeline for those areas in Syria, Al... Full article
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    Feb 1, Tokyo: Toyota Motor Corporation has... Full article

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    Jan 24, Davos: The World Economic Forum in... Full article

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    Jan 23, London: Google will be paying... Full article

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    Feb 5, Harare: Zimbabwe's President Robert... Full article

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    Jan 30, Moscow: A Strong 7.0 magnitude... Full article

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    Jan 26, NY: The global average surface... Full article

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    Jan 25, Seoul: More than 50 people have been... Full article

    The dawn of a new Statesman: Indian PM Modi visit to Pakistan brings life to drowning relations
    Dec 30, Delhi: With the changing times the world is witnessing the new world order, a new dawn... Full article
    Donald Trump's Islamphobic statements could fuel hate crimes
    Dec 18,  Oslo: One shouldn’t be surprised with the speech of the Republican US... Full article
    Racism in the rhetoric and action of developed nations
    By Prabalta Rijal Mia, was walking down the road, with a file in her hand and tears in her... Full article
    Blood Cotton: Uzbekistan's illegitimate trade
    Has anyone of us ever realized that the clothes we bear, the fabrics we gracefully flaunt in parties, the dresses we desire fully admire to have one of those to outshine our aura, have a fraction of share of blood and cries of those minors and helpless humans who lived under the most repressive regimes in the world, Uzbekistan! As one of the leading exporter of cotton in the world, has become most controversial and deadly producers of our times, who’s every inch of a harvested soil is... Full article
    Thor Halvorssen: A paragon of ‘human rights’
    Thor Halvorssen’s deep engagement in the complicated and often dizzying politics of global human rights has put him at the center of a series of international conflicts. It has also made him one of the most polarizing and perplexing figures in the arena of human rights activism. His New York–based Human Rights Foundation has one item on its agenda: to combat oppressive regimes worldwide, whether that means extricating activists from their countries, mounting campaigns to free... Full article

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