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Washignton: The US State Department has released a new webpage that illustrates the Chinese Communist Party's abuses perpetrated against Uyghurs and members of other minority groups in Xinjiang.  more
AISHF writes to UN chief, expresses concern over rising attacks on Shia Muslims in Pakistan

New Delhi:   The All India Shia Husaini Fund (AISHF) has written to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres where the body has expressed concern over the rising i ...

AISHF writes to UN chief, expresses concern over rising attacks on Shia Muslims in Pakistan

New Delhi:   The All India Shia Husaini Fund (AISHF) has written to United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres where the body has expressed concern over the rising i ...

Pakistan rape: Amnesty International criticises country's criminal justice system, lends support to protestors

London: Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has come down hard on the Pakistani judicial system while supporting protestors demanding better safety for women in the country ...

Pakistani human rights activist slams blasphemy verdict in Asif Pervaiz case, praises Modi govt for CAA

London:  London-based Pakistani human rights activist and spokeswoman for Justice for Minorities in Pakistan Anila Gulzar has targeted the country's judicial system and even cond ...

Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas protest outside Chinese Embassy in US, demands release of family detained in Xinjiang

Washington: Uyghur American activist Rushan Abbas recently protested on the second anniversary of her sister’s detention in northwestern China’s Xinjiang province in front of ...

Security Council demands an end to attacks on schools worldwide

New York: The Security Council on Thursday demanded a halt to attacks on schools, together with students and teachers in conflict zones around the world, in a presidential statement coinc ...

Pakistan: Woman gang-raped in Lahore, 12 suspects arrested amid nationwide outrage

Lahore: Police have arrested 12 suspected people over the alleged gang-rape of a woman on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway in Pakistan's Punjab region, media reports said.

Work to achieve a culture of peace amid COVID-19 upheaval: UN Secretary-General

New York: As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to upend economies and societies, while also threatening to erode trust in public institutions and democracy, it is critical that people every ...

Greece: Devasting fire compounds overcrowding and COVID-19 challenges in refugee camp

New York: UN agencies have offered support to Greek authorities on Wednesday after a major fire ripped through an overcrowded refugee camp overnight, destroying dwellings and forcing thou ...