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ASEAN warned on human rights abuses

ASEAN warned on human rights abuses

As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull prepares to welcome nine south-east Asian leaders to Sydney this weekend, he is being urged not to gloss over serious human rights problems across the region.   Read More: http://www.afr.com/news/world/asean-warned-on-human-rights-abuses-20180315-h0xigp

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Egypt expressed its commitment to combating terrorism without compromising human rights

Egypt expressed its commitment to combating terrorism without compromising human rights

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs stressed his country’s commitment to its international obligations and boosting human rights. He added that Egypt is keen on countering terrorism without affecting human rights in two ways: combating extremist thought and countering militants.   Read More: https://www.albawaba.com/news/egypt-vows-fight-terrorism-without-harming-human-rights-1100810

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Number of Bangladeshi Hindus dwindling fast

Number of Bangladeshi Hindus dwindling fast

The Hindus of Bangladesh were dwindling with their strength decreasing from one-third in 1947 to one-fifteenth in 2016, said a human rights activist and professor. He also pointed out that in Bangladesh, there were missing cases of Hindu women and children.   Read More: https://www.northeasttoday.in/hindus-in-bangladesh-fast-dwindling-human-rights-activist/

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Many killed in Ghouta, Syria in a single day

Many killed in Ghouta, Syria in a single day

Atleast 77 human lives have been lost on Monday in Syria’s Ghouta enclave. The attacks still continued inspite of the arrival of a humanitarian convoy in the enclave. The Syrian military opposed the entry of the aids to the region.   Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/mar/05/aid-convoy-enters-besieged-syrian-enclave-eastern-ghouta

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Eastern Ghouta Region of Syria Bombarded Severely

Eastern Ghouta Region of Syria Bombarded Severely

Entire neighborhoods have been turned into dust after the heavy bombardment in the Eastern Ghouta Region of Syria. Thousands of buildings have been demolished and thousands of people have lost their lives. Hundreds of families had to be displaced while several others faced severe injuries due to the bombing. Read …

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UK Accused by United Nations of human rights violations

UK Accused by United Nations of human rights violations

The United Kingdom has accused the United Kingdom of violating human rights in Northern Ireland by restricting the access it has to abortions. In Northern Ireland, abortions are only permitted when the life or the mental health of the woman is at serious risk   Read More: https://www.irishcentral.com/news/un-uk-human-rights-violations-northern-ireland

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A New Wave of Deportations in Algeria

A New Wave of Deportations in Algeria

The Human Rights Watch said today sub-Saharan Africans which even include children and women have been expelled to Niger by the Algerian authorities since January 2018. To this Human Rights Watch added people who got arrested lost their right to challenge their own deportation and detention. In the earlier phases …

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Why did Vodafone exit from Qatar?

Why did Vodafone exit from Qatar?

Vodafone is one of the world’s leading telecommunications companies and its exit from Qatar has raised many question marks among observers. Although the Qatari system has injected billions into Qatari banks and the absolute promise of foreign companies to improve the situation in Qatar, companies have started to exit Doha …

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Houthis Condemn a Baha’i Man to Death

Houthis Condemn a Baha’i Man to Death

Human Rights Watch has protested the condemnation of a Baha’i man by the Houthis. The man was sentenced to death in January due to his faith. Human Rights Watch wants all charges against him and other Baha’i men to be dropped.   Read More: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/27/yemen-houthis-sentence-bahai-man-death

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