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Paris/Sputnik: The French Interior Ministry estimated that over 800,000 protesters took to the streets across France on Thursday to rally against the controversial pension reform, Le Figaro newspaper cited it as saying. more
Afghanistan people hold vigils for killed Japanese doctor

Kabu/IBNS: People in Afghanistan on Thursday held nationwide candlelight vigil prayer ceremony in remembrance of Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, the head of Japanese NGO Peace Japan Medical Services ...

US House passes bill over treatment of Uyghurs, China criticises move

Washington: Amid reports of mass detention centers run by the Chinese government in Xinjiang, the US  House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday which demanded a tougher response ...

UN ‘determined to lead by example’ on disability rights: Guterres

New York: The UN is determined to lead by example when it comes to the rights of people with disabilities, Secretary-General António Guterres said in a message to mark the Internat ...

'Continuing deterioration’ leaves Mali facing critical security level: UN expert

New York: Security in Mali has become critical, with unprecedented incidents of communal violence and increasingly more deadly terror attacks, reported a UN human rights expert on Monday, ...

270 million people are migrants, who send home a staggering $689 billion

New York: The number of international migrants in 2019 is now estimated at 270 million and the top destination remains the United States, at nearly 51 million, the UN migration agency sai ...

Repression, use of force risk worsening Bolivia crisis: UN human rights chief

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging authorities in Bolivia to ensure security forces comply with international standards on the use of force following the deaths ...

ICC gives greenlight for probe into violent crimes against Rohingya

New York: Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have forced between 600, ...

‘Harmonized’ plan launched to support millions of Venezuelan refugees and migrants

New York: A $1.35 billion appeal has been launched to meet the increasing humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean and to support the comm ...

Over 300 people killed in nationwide anti-government protests in Iraq: Rights Group

Cairo/Sputnik/UNI: More than 300 people died and nearly 15,000 were injured during ongoing anti-government protests across Iraq since October, Independent High Commission for Human Rights ...