Human rights violations
With a virtual candle light march, Chileans honor victims of the military dictatorship

On the Day of the Young Combatant, Chileans commemorated the victims of the US-backed military dictatorship with a virtual candle light mobilization on social media

UN report UN expert report points to human rights violation in anti-terrorism programs

A report submitted at the UNHRC has observed that practices employed by different governments during anti-terrorism programs have led to gross violations of human rights and are counter-productive in the long term

Rohingya genocide ICJ Myanmar government must protect Rohingyas from genocide: ICJ

The International Court of Justice has called the violence perpetrated against the Rohingya community in Myanmar a genocide, and has asked the state to take measures to protect the minorities from further violence

Filipino activists denounce persecution by Duterte’s regime

In the past three years, a reported 43 workers have been killed by the police and security forces in the Philippines

Chhattisgarh fake encounter Judicial report unveils state cover-up of civilian massacre in India

According to the judicial commission report, those dubbed as Maoist insurgents and killed by the security forces in the 2012 Sarkeguda encounter, were in fact innocent villagers

Afghani deaths US-backed Afghan paramilitaries unleashed “nights of terror”: Human Rights Watch

Afghan forces are being accused of having committed grave atrocities and led to the increase in airstrikes, according to a report published recently by the Human Rights Watch

South Africa refugees Refugees demonstrating outside UNHCR violently evicted, find refuge in Cape Town church

After a spate of xenophobic violence in September, refugees in Cape Town were conducting a sit-in demonstration outside the UNHCR office when they were attacked and forced to leave on October 30

IDF solider who killed unarmed Palestinian youth awarded community service ‘punishment’

The Palestinian minor was shot and killed by an IDF soldier after he approached the border fence during a protest in July 2018

UN rights body addresses Kashmir issue as Indian oppression continues

Speaking at the 42nd session of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, called on the Indian government to ensure that human rights are respected and protected

egypt-un-anti-torture-conferen UN postpones regional conference on torture in Egypt, after rights groups oppose it

Activists oppose UN’s choice of Egypt as the venue for the conference, citing the alarmingly high incidence of human rights violations in the country.

Kashmir Caged_Testimonies from Ground Zero Kashmir Caged

Here is the video report released by the solidarity team which visited Kashmir

Protesters shout slogans and march on a street after Friday prayers in Srinagar. (Photo: Dar Yasin) Thousands hit the streets in protest as Indian military siege continues in Kashmir

Indian paramilitary forces used tear gas and fired pellet guns at protesters, injuring at least 12 people

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