Pakistan takes India to task at UNHRC for massive human rights abuses

Pakistan has once again laid before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) the ever-worsening human rights record of India, putting the spotlight on the deteriorating human rights situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). With its worsening human rights situation, India had become an extremist country where minorities live in constant fear.… Continue reading Pakistan takes India to task at UNHRC for massive human rights abuses

Indian atrocities in Kashmir exposed by Pakistan in verbal clash

Decrying India’s massive disinformation campaign against Pakistan, a Pakistani diplomat on Tuesday drew UN Human Rights Council’s attention to New Delhi’s failure to respond to the widely reported Indian grave rights abuses in occupied Kashmir that evoked international condemnation. “India has failed and will continue to fail in hiding its brutal repression of the Kashmiri… Continue reading Indian atrocities in Kashmir exposed by Pakistan in verbal clash

Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for igniting the decades-old Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Armenia and Azerbaijan renewed accusations Monday, in addresses to the United Nations Human Rights Council, that the other side committed war crimes during their fighting last year over the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The decades-long dispute reignited into all-out war in late September and claimed some 6,000 lives, including civilians. It ended with Armenia’s brutal… Continue reading Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for igniting the decades-old Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Egypt clears law enforcement officials of Giulio Regeni homicide

Dec 30, 2020 The workplace of Egypt’s prosecutor normal introduced right now it had cleared 5 police personnel of any suspicion of involvement within the 2016 homicide of Italian graduate pupil Giulio Regeni in Cairo. The announcement got here simply weeks after Italian prosecutors introduced legal prices in opposition to 4 Egyptian safety personnel with ties… Continue reading Egypt clears law enforcement officials of Giulio Regeni homicide

Turkish court docket extends detention of philanthropist Osman Kavala

Dec 18, 2020 Turkish philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala appeared in an Istanbul courtroom Friday in a case rights organizations say is emblematic of Turkey’s crackdown on civil society.  Kavala was first arrested in November 2017, accused of organizing the nationwide Gezi Park protests that erupted in Istanbul in 2013. In February, the 63-year-old Kavala was acquitted… Continue reading Turkish court docket extends detention of philanthropist Osman Kavala

Iran to execute man arrested as teenager, Amnesty says

Dec 18, 2020 Amnesty International is urging the Iranian authorities to name off plans to execute a person for a criminal offense that befell when he was a teen and whose trial the rights group stated was grossly unfair. The household of Mohammad Hassan Rezaiee was knowledgeable on Thursday that his execution could be… Continue reading Iran to execute man arrested as teenager, Amnesty says

President Alvi approves chemical castration of sex offenders

Pakistan has approved the chemical castration of rapists as part of sweeping new legislation sparked by the outcry over the gang rape of a mother on a motorway. New laws approved by President Arif Alvi on Tuesday will see rape cases expedited through the courts and create the country’s first national sex offenders register. “The… Continue reading President Alvi approves chemical castration of sex offenders

Death penalty upheld for Iran journalist defector who turned from institution

Dec 10, 2020 An Iranian court docket upheld the loss of life sentence in opposition to dissident journalist Ruhollah Zam who was arrested final yr, the nation’s Supreme Court instructed reporters on Tuesday. Ruhollah Zam was discovered responsible in June of “corruption on earth,” a cost usually utilized in circumstances of espionage or makes an attempt to overthrow… Continue reading Death penalty upheld for Iran journalist defector who turned from institution

Amnesty blasts Airbnb for settlement listings as firm goes public

Dec 10, 2020 As Airbnb’s made its long-awaited public market debut, Amnesty International accused the home-sharing firm of being “deeply compromised” by its Israeli settlement listings within the West Bank.   The London-based rights group mentioned Airbnb has some 200 properties for hire in settlements which might be broadly thought of unlawful by the worldwide neighborhood.   “Shamefully, Airbnb has been… Continue reading Amnesty blasts Airbnb for settlement listings as firm goes public

Egypt releases human rights employees after worldwide outcry

Dec 3, 2020 Egypt has launched three human rights campaigners whose arrests final month triggered widespread worldwide condemnation, their group stated Thursday. “I can confirm my friends and @eipr colleagues Gasser, Basheer and Karim have been released and are home which I guess means we (and you) managed to #FreeEIPRstaff,” tweeted Hossam Bahgat, the founding father of the… Continue reading Egypt releases human rights employees after worldwide outcry