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New York, Dec 28 (JEN): After creating an impact in London, the UK, a few months ago, #FreeBalochistan posters have swept through New York city of USA.

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UN rights expert ‘disappointed’ by Myanmar’s decision to refuse her visit

New York, Dec 20(Just Earth News): The United Nations expert on the human rights situation in Myanmar on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the Government’s decision to deny h ...

UN rights chief calls for independent probe into Israeli forces ‘shocking’ shooting of amputee

New York, Dec 19(Just Earth News): Shocked at the “incomprehensible” killing of a wheelchair-bound amputee protester by Israeli security forces, the top United Nations huma ...

UN rights wing ‘appalled’ at mass execution in Iraq

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): Expressing deep shock at a mass execution of 38 men at a prison in the Iraqi city of Nassiriya, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Righ ...

‘American Dream’ quickly becoming an ‘illusion,’ says UN human rights expert

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The number of Americans living in poverty and the already high income inequality could worsen further in the days to come, making the United States t ...

UN rights office urges El Salvador to reform 'draconian' abortion laws

New York, Dec 16(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights wing has called on the Latin American nation, El Salvador, to immediately halt the application of a law that unduly p ...

The curious cases of missing activists in Pakistan

A strange phenomenon is gripping Pakistan! One day liberal activists are see ...

Egyptian female singer jailed for music video with banana act

Cairo: A 25-year-old Egyptian singer who had appeared in a music video in which she was seen eating a banana in a classroom wearing a provocative dress has been sentenced for two years ...

Human Rights Day: UN officials pledge to advance human dignity, equality and rights

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News): Top United Nations officials on Monday urged everyone to raise their voices and stand up for the rights of others, while celebrating the launch of a ...

Security tensions may have deepened rights violations in DPRK, Security Council told

New York, Dec 12(Just Earth News):  People’s rights are reportedly violated in “almost every aspect” of their lives in the Democratic People’s Republic of ...