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Human Rights Watch seeks end to violations in J&K

The human rights group said that there have also been several allegations of new arrests, torture and ill- treatment by security forces

05 Aug 2020 3:02 PM

Broadcaster shutdown a warning to critics of Philippines government

The Philippines has long ranked as one of the world's most dangerous places to work as a journalist

06 May 2020 1:09 PM

Human Rights Watch: Egyptian security forces commit war crimes in Sinai

The report accused security forces of arbitrary arrests including children, disappearances, torture, extrajudicial killings.

28 May 2019 11:08 AM

Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

The tiny sultanate will implement the harsh new penal code -- which also prescribes amputation of hand and foot for theft -- next Wed.

29 Mar 2019 9:28 AM

‘Family will kill me’: Saudi woman held at Bangkok airport pleads for asylum

In a sign of growing desperation during the night, Qunun posted video of her barricading her hotel room door with furniture.

07 Jan 2019 10:36 AM

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Controversial Afghan cop, 'torturer-in-chief', killed in Taliban attack

Raziq, 39, who controlled province with an iron hand, was admired by many ordinary Afghans and hated by the Taliban in equal measure.

19 Oct 2018 3:03 PM

Top Bangladesh photographer Shahidul Alam sent to jail

Alam was accused of making 'false' and 'provocative' statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live as students protested in July and August.

13 Aug 2018 3:04 PM

12 girls' school burnt down overnight in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan

Schools in Chilas town were targeted late Thursday night by unidentified men who also damaged school property across Diamer district.

03 Aug 2018 4:07 PM

Saudi detains 'thousands' for months without trial: HRW

Official data from interior ministry showed that authorities had detained 2,305 people for more than six months -- some for over a decade.

06 May 2018 2:21 PM

Activists want Dubai to reveal whereabouts of princess who ran away due to restrictions

In March, 32-yr-old announced she was fleeing the emirate because of mistreatment and restrictions imposed by her family.

05 May 2018 6:13 PM

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14 killed as Islamic State militants attack Libyan election commission

The 2 bombers infiltrated building in central Tripoli, fired on people inside and detonated their explosives when their ammunition ran out.

03 May 2018 11:06 AM

Couples caned in front of crowd for showing affection in public in Indonesia

Sharia police wanted to convict them of adultery, which would’ve resulted in a greater number of lashes, but lacked enough witnesses.

20 Apr 2018 2:07 PM

Busy bees turn Afghan schoolgirl into an entrepreneur

Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the lives and status of women in society have improved significantly.

07 Apr 2018 6:25 PM

'Spot a gay' list in Malaysian newspaper sparks outrage

The Malay-language tabloid Sinar Harian claimed gay men love to go to the gym -- just to check out other men.

13 Feb 2018 2:59 PM

Rights groups call for monitoring of Rohingya return

The two governments signed a pact on Thursday settling terms for the repatriation process.

25 Nov 2017 2:22 AM

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Army gangraped Rohingya women, made them watch family's murder: Report

Of the 29 rape survivors interviewed, all but one were gangraped by two or more perpetrators.

16 Nov 2017 5:20 PM

Saudi Arabia should probe Pak transgender woman's death: HRW

The HRW said it confirmed the death by reviewing official documents and on assertions by a family member that she was tortured in custody.

13 Apr 2017 7:38 PM

Delhi: Police make sixth arrest over attack on Nigerians

Foreign Ministry of India assured Nigeria all steps were being taken to protect their citizens in India.

31 Mar 2017 2:03 PM

Iraq holds ISIS suspects in ill-kept facilities near Mosul: HRW

Security forces are searching for ISIS jihadists trying to sneak out of the city among civilians.

14 Mar 2017 3:11 PM

US: Arkansas speeds up death sentences to beat expiry date on drug bottle

Paradoxically, Arkansas has not executed anyone since 2005.

11 Mar 2017 7:40 AM

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