Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021


UN Birthday

London was the first temporary seat of the UN, hosting the first General Assembly meeting and then the first Security Council session in Jan 1946

Published on: 10 January, 2021

Environment/ Bangladesh

The hunger for sand is now impacting rivers and putting farmlands at risk in north-central Bangladesh, threatening the livelihood of local farmers.

Published on: 7 January, 2021

Displacement/ Malaysia

Meteorologists warned of more flooding in the Borneo Island in East Malaysia and Sabah state.

Published on: 7 January, 2021

Freedom of Speech/Hong Kong

Some reports suggest Hong Kong police have visited the offices of media outlets with a search warrant asking for the contact information of primary election ..

Published on: 7 January, 2021

Right to self-determination/ Kashmir

The territory is split between Pakistan and India but is claimed by both in its entirety …

Published on: 5 January, 2021

Niger Displacement

More than 100 people were killed SAT when gunmen attacked two villages in Tillaberi, a region bordering Mali.

Published on: 5 January, 2021

Dancing on a religious site …

Palestinian Authority police arrested Sama Abdulhadi, 30, on December 27, the day after she performed at Nebi Mussa.

Published on: 4 January, 2021

On Mental Health Grounds/ Assange/ extradition Denied.

Likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S. prison conditions.

Published on: 4 January, 2021


Iran hanged two men on Sunday for “terrorist acts” and another for murder and armed robbery, the judiciary’s official Mizan Online news agency said.

Published on: 3 January, 2021

Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur-Sudan

The mission had 15,000 troops when it started and, with gradual withdrawal since 2017, now has about 4,000 troops.

Published on: 31 December, 2020

Cleric Detention/Indonesia

In 2008, Shihab was imprisoned for inciting violence.

Published on: 31 December, 2020