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Myanmar junta escalating media crackdown, alleges rights group
Myanmar's military junta should stop prosecuting journalists and end its assault on independent media, said Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday. ...
Over 1.5L Afghans seek refuge as fighting rages in Kandahar
Kabul, July 27 Over 22,000 Afghan families have fled from their homes to escape fighting in the former ... ...
International Criminal Court investigating war crimes by Taliban
New Delhi, July 25 Taliban forces that have taken control of districts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province have ... ...
Surge in Afghan violence triggers refugee crisis
As the violence continues to intensify in Afghanistan amid US drawdown, a major refugee crisis is emerging with neighbouring countries staring at an exodus of refugees fleeing the war-like situation. ...
Reporters Without Borders report is charge sheet against Pakistan government: PML-N
Amid constant suppression of freedom of expression in Pakistan, the country's main opposition party has claimed that the latest report by international non-profit Reporters Without Borders is a charge sheet against the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) ...
Chinese pro-democracy students facing harassment, threats in Australian universities: Report
A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has revealed that many Chinese pro-democracy students are facing harassment, surveillance and threats in Australian universities and said that there is a lack of oversight and accountability mechanisms to ensure thei ...
Myanmar forces detaining protesters' families
Kolkata, June 14 Myanmar security forces are arbitrarily arresting and detaining family and friends of activists, protesters and ... ...
Families of activists who flee China's Xinjiang pay a heavy price, says rights group
Members of the Uyghur diaspora, belonging to China's Xinjiang region, who speak publicly about the arbitrary detention of their family members or criticize human rights violations, face vague charges of terrorism by Chinese authorities, according to ...
Deportations of Uyghurs from other countries to China spark fears of Beijing's growing reach
Dozens of accounts have surfaced detailing the alleged detention and deportation of Uyghur Muslims at China's request in three major countries-- Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia-- raising concerns of Beijing's growing reach in f ...
Rights bodies appeal to Indonesia not to push back Rohingya
Kolkata, June 5 Human rights groups have appealed to Indonesia not to push back the 81 Rohingya refugees ... ...