Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Newsletter
Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

News

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/Execution

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