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London, Nov 18 (JEN): Activists are crying foul after reports of Switzerland detaining Baloch separatist leader Mehran Marri went viral.

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Wrapping up visit, UN rights chief urges El Salvador to address femicide and abortion ban

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): At the end of his first visit to El Salvador, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday highlighted the Government's stated commitment to h ...

UN rights chief voices concern about Cambodia election after opposition ban

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief voiced grave concerns Friday about the conduct of credible, free and fair elections in Cambodia next year follo ...

Is Islamabad forcing other nations to suppress Baloch movement?

Quetta/Zurich/London, Nov 17 (JEN): Earlier this month, black cabs in London displayed 'Free Balochistan' posters at the initiative of the World Baloch Organisation, which advo ...

Myanmar army publishes report, says it did not abuse Rohingya people

Naypyidaw, Nov 14 (JEN): After months of speculations by the international community and human rights watch dogs, the Myanmar army has finally published a report following an internal ...

Journalism under fire amid rise of ‘fake news’ and social media-driven echo chambers – UNESCO report

New York, Nov 7(Just Earth News): The media industry, which remains the primary source of news and information in the digital age, faces both vast opportunities and steep challenges, the Uni ...

Baloch leaders accuse Pakistan of committing genocide

Quetta/Islamabad, Nov 6 (JEN): Baloch leaders Brahumdagh Bugti and Mehran Marri in a joint statement have accused the Pakistan government of committing genocide in the region and said that t ...

UN concerned over 'unfolding humanitarian emergency' at Australia's offshore processing centre

New York, Nov 3(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights office on Friday expressed its concern over “an unfolding humanitarian emergency” at Australia's offshore detention cent ...

'Injustice against journalists costly for society,' says UNESCO chief on International Day

New York, Nov 2(Just Earth News): Justice must be done for the murder of journalists, who perform important functions in taking forward fundamental freedoms and bolstering the strength of s ...

UN experts sound alarm on mounting rights concerns in Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Maria

New York, Oct 31(Just Earth News): More than a month after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, the island remains without an effective emergency response, a group of United Nations human ...