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Hague: Celebrating  Doppa Day on May 5,  a demonstration was staged in front of the Chinese Embassy here in the Netherlands by Hague based non-profit group Global Human Rights Defence (GHRD) and World Uyghur Congress (WUC), media reports said. more
USA: Rights expert decries wave of anti-protest laws ‘spreading through the country’

New York: A UN independent human rights expert has slammed new laws in several American states aimed at suppressing racial justice protests and the Black Lives Matter movement, according ...

China crushes human rights again as Uyghur School Director faces jail term for 14 years

A Uyghur academic director and prolific translator who is the brother of an RFA reporter has been sentenced to a lengthy prison sentence following two years spent in an internment camp in ...

Pakistan: Hindus seek registration of case against PTI legislators for forcibly taking possession of temple

Islamabad:  The Hindu community on Monday filed an application in the court of District and Sessions, Judge Mansehra, where they sought registration of a case against two Pakistan Te ...

Over 40 percent increase in attacks on journalists in Pakistan

There has been an over 40 percent increase in attacks and violations against the media including journalists in 2020-21in Pakistan compared to the year-ago period, according to a document ...

European parliament blasts Pakistan’s blasphemy laws

Slamming Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, the European parliament has alleged that they “incite harassment, violence and murder against those being accused’, and expressed con ...

Military kills 17 militants in eastern Afghanistan: gov't

Kabul/Xinhua/UNI: Seventeen Taliban militants were killed and 12 militants wounded when government forces attacked their positions in Afghanistan's eastern Ghazni province, the countr ...

UK lawmakers declare China's treatment of Uyghurs as genocide

London: British lawmakers recently unanimously declared China's ongoing crackdown in Xinjiang a genocide, adding more pressure on Beijing.

Despite Covid-19, countries like China ruthlessly pursued death sentences and executions: Report

Beijing: The unprecedented challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic were not enough to deter 18 countries, including China, from carrying out executions in 2020, Amnesty International said tod ...

Chinese govt committing crimes against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, says Human Rights Watch

Beijing: The Chinese government is committing crimes against humanity against Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in the northwest region of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch said in a report rel ...