Rights / Gender
Washington/Sputnik: The House of Representatives has passed Senate-approved legislation to hold China accountable for alleged human rights violations against the Uyghurs and other Muslim minority groups in the country. more
Pakistan: Christian woman Asia Bibi's brother-in-law killed 

Sheikhupura: Brother-in-law of Christian woman Asia Bibi, who was convicted of blasphemy by a Pakistani court, was killed in the country's Sheikhupura city on Monday, media reports sa ...

Pakistani forces see Coronavirus as more suitable opportunity to whisk away people in Balochistan: Activists

Paris: Speakers like prominent human rights activists from Balochistan and western analysts have accused Pakistan Army of being responsible for enforced disappearances, torture and killin ...

'Europe must protect dissident journalists fleeing Pakistan to seek refuge'

The death of a Pakistani journalist in Sweden has raised concerns that these scribes, who have fled Pakistan over safety issues, are now being targeted by their own country in European na ...

Costa Rica becomes first Central American nation to legalize same-sex marriage

San Jose: Costa Rica on Tuesday became the first country from Central America to legalize same-sex marriages, Tico News reported.

Victims of intercommunal violence in South Sudan deserve ‘justice, truth and reparations’: Bachelet

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday condemned a fresh wave of intercommunal violence in the world’s youngest nation, South Sudan, that has left hundreds dead across ...

Kashmir and 1947 Genocides: Who is handling hate-spewing Twitter handle of Imran Khan?

A careful examination of only two of a long list of atrocities committed by Pakistan during the events that unfolded on and after October 22, 1947 will help  establish who is the act ...

World Sindhi Congress opposes Pakistan govt's decision to build Diamer-Bhasha Dam

The World Sindhi Congress has criticisied Pakistan government's decision to build Diamer-Bhasha Dam on river Indus.

UN Working Group on Enforced Disappearances now seeks permission to visit Pakistan to probe cases

Islamabad: Amid growing reports of forceful disappearances in the country,  a UN Working Group on Enforced Disappearances has sent several requests to Pakistan government to visit th ...

Unite against hate and violence targeting LGBTI people: UN officials

New York: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for people everywhere to support the right to live free and equal, in line with his message for the International Day against Ho ...