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    Mohamed Fahmy proposes Protection Charter for Canadian citizens and journalists

    Mohamed Fahmy proposes Protection Charter for Canadian citizens and journalists

    ian government that would increase Canada's intervention and support for its citizens and...

    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity

    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity

    ast four and a half years, with thousands held by the Government beaten to death or dying from...

    Indonesia: Terror Law Amendments Should Not Threaten Rights

    Indonesia: Terror Law Amendments Should Not Threaten Rights

    road and vague and would unjustifiably restrict freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch...

    Journalists face criminal libel suits, two other cases dismissed in Philippines

    Journalists face criminal libel suits, two other cases dismissed in Philippines

    an two months. But two other libel cases against media workers were dismissed during the same...

    Food security and malnutrition situation is 'alarming' in Somalia: report

    Food security and malnutrition situation is 'alarming' in Somalia: report

    nd, which have been hard hit by drought exacerbated by El Niño, a new United Nations food...

    Developer arrested over building collapse in Taiwan quake

    Developer arrested over building collapse in Taiwan quake

    ed, according to the local media report. At least 39 people were killed inside the Weiguan...

    All sides in Syria killing thousands of detainees in crimes against humanity
    Feb 9, Damascus: Thousands of detainees have been killed while in the custody of the warring... Full article
    Journalists face criminal libel suits, two other cases dismissed in Philippines
    Feb 9, Manila: A journalist was convicted of libel and another arrested in the Philippines on... Full article
    Food security and malnutrition situation is 'alarming' in Somalia: report
    Feb 9, Mogadishu: The situation in Somalia is alarming and could get worse, especially in parts... Full article
    Syria: UN relief chief calls on Government to halt attacks displacing 30,000 civilians
    Feb 9, Damascus: The United Nations emergency relief chief called on the Syrian Government and other parties to honour their duty to protect civilians and allow safe access for aid as tens of thousands of people were reported to have been displaced from Aleppo and elsewhere in the war-torn country's north by heavy Government bombardment. “I am gravely concerned by reports that over 30,000 civilians have been displaced from Aleppo City and other areas in northern Syria over the... Full article
    Norway to provide Ukriane with NOK 40mn as humanitarian assistance
    Feb 8, Oslo: Approximately five million people in Ukraine are in need of humanitarian assistance, including some 1.5 million internally displaced people, in an effort to assist Ukraine, Norway will be providing NOK 40 million as humanitarian assistance, according to the ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday. "The humanitarian situation in parts of Ukraine is serious. Five million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, including some 1.5 million internally displaced people.... 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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