Human Rights/Free Speech/Media
Kabul:  The Taliban’s Ministry of Propagation of Virtue and Prohibition of Vice has issued yet another bizarre diktat by which female TV presenters are directed to wear masks while going live. more
Sikhs live precariously in Pakistan

Pakistan, which preaches ‘tolerance’ to other nations and accuses much of the world outside the Islamic realm of engaging in Islamophobia, has just added to its own record of ...

Uyghur secretary of Marxism Institute at university in China's Xinjiang detained: Reports

Xinjiang: About 20 Uyghur teachers from a university in northwestern China’s Xinjiang region, including the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) secretary of the school’s Marxism Ins ...

Pakistan: Unidentified gunmen kill two Sikh community members in Peshawar

Peshawar: Unidentified gunmen have killed two people of the Sikh community in Pakistan's Peshawar city, media reports said.

Mariupol evacuations ‘a glimmer of hope’ in Ukraine war

New York: The United Nations continues to explore all options to reach civilians affected by Russia’s brutal assault on Ukraine, deputy humanitarian affairs chief Joyce Msuya said i ...

Nobel Peace laureate and ISIS survivor Nadia Murad meets Belgian PM, discusses struggles of Yazidi community in Iraq

Brussels (JEN): Nadia Murad, the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 winner, on Wednesday met Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo, and discussed the current situation in northern Iraq's Sinja ...

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh killed in West Bank during raid by Israeli troops

Ramallah: An Al Jazeera journalist was killed and another was injured due to bullet wounds suffered during a "search" operation carried out by Israeli forces in the West Bank on ...

China: Seven teachers from high school in Xinjiang confirmed imprisoned

Xinjiang: As many as seven educators from a high school in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have been imprisoned by Chinese authorities, media reports said.

7.7 million people displaced inside Ukraine, warns UN relief chief, as aid conference raises $6.5 billion

New York: Humanitarian needs continue to rise in war-torn Ukraine where an estimated 7.7 million people are now internally displaced, UN emergency relief chief Martin Griffiths said on Th ...

Banned from going to school, Afghanistan girls are facing mental health troubles: Experts

Kabul: Kabul Experts said girl students of Afghanistan, who are studying  above grade six, are facing mental health troubles.