Human Rights

Tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, Myanmar have fled a military operation launched after attacks on police posts

The Arakan National Party (ANP) has refused to meet the UN's special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar probing reports of abuse against Rohingya Muslims under military crackdown.


People take photos of a 'comfort woman' statue set up in front of the Japanese consulate building in Busan, South Korea

Japan's chief cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga calls 'comfort women' statue installment "extremely regrettable" and says Tokyo is temporarily recalling its ambassador to South Korea, which Seoul expressed it "strong regret" over the move taken by Japanese officials.


Turkish authorities are investigating at least 10,000 social media users

Turkish authorities are investigating some 10,000 people on suspicion of using social media to support terrorism, the interior ministry said on Saturday, part of a wide crackdown that has alarmed rights groups and some Western allies.


Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday accepted the Nobel Peace Prize, saying it helped make possible the "impossible dream" of ending his country's half-century-long civil war.


Is adopting austerity measures will open the chaos of "Arab Spring" to the Persian Gulf and will tremble the palaces of Gulf kings and princes?


Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky,leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN)

Nigeria's fedral court on Friday ruled that Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), should be released unconditionally


Malaysian premier Najib Razak has urged foreign countries to stop 'genocide' of Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar army


The ruling means that hundreds of protesters arrested during massive anti-al-Sisi demonstrations will remain in prison under the law was passed in 2013


Rights groups say Myanmar's military has used the attack on police border posts last month as an excuse for a relentless crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.


Nigeria's military has killed at least 150 peaceful protesters in a "chilling campaign" to repress renewed demands to create a breakaway state of Biafra in the southeast, according to a report by Amnesty International published Thursday.


Jerusalem mayor has threatened to demolish 'hundreds' of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem (al-Quds) if illegal settlement of Amona in West Bank is evacuated


Turkish lawmakers have proposed a controversial bill to annul the provision that punishes all sexual acts against children under the age of 15 as sexual abuse


Attorney General Loretta Lynch appealed Friday to victims of suspected post-election hate crimes, urging them to report the incidents to federal authorities for possible prosecution.


U.N. investigator says Australia is responsible for children suffering in an off-shore detention center based in Pacific island of Nauru


ISIS terrorists were brainwashing thousands of children for the past two years in the occupied city of Mosul, their stronghold in Iraq, according to a report by Iraqi High Commission for Human Rights.


At least 100 people were killed and hundreds others wounded severely after Nigerian security forces opened fire on Shia Muslims mourners on Monday


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