Human rights violations
Rights groups, opposition parties in the UK oppose bill claiming it provides amnesty to war crimes

The controversial Overseas Operations Bill will provide partial amnesty to soldiers if the case is filed after five years from the date of the crime or if the investigation is not completed within five years

Missing Pakistani activist Rights groups demand release of activist Mohammad Amin in Pakistan

The 26-year-old activist was forcibly picked up from his residence in Karachi on July 14 and remains missing. Rights groups have blamed security forces for harassing his family and demanded his immediate release

Sahrawi activists Lefkir illegal confinement Saharawi activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir, “I left the small prison just to enter the big one”

After six months in jail on a politically-motivated charge, Saharawi Human rights activist Mahfouda Bamba Lefkir has been released but enjoys only partial freedom

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian man on his sister’s wedding day

27-year-old Ahmed Erekat was left to die, bleeding on the ground at an Israeli military checkpoint while he was on his way to pick up his sister and mother from a salon

UN experts condemn Israeli annexation plan UN experts condemn Israeli annexation plan

UN experts, in a joint statement on June 16, said the controversial Israeli plan to annex the Jordan valley and the illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank is illegal and would be a grave violation of the human rights of Palestinians

vizag protest India Villagers and left party workers protesting toxic gas leak in southern India arrested

Police arrested 10 people, including five members of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), and booked them under various charges, including criminal trespass and rioting. All 10 have been released on bail

El Salvador’s President faces criticism for violating rights of imprisoned gang members

National and international human rights organizations have condemned the president’s actions as the crackdown on inmates comes amid fears over the spread of the novel coronavirus

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

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