Displaying items by tag: human rights violations

Protesters block roads, burn tyres and clash with police in Ettadhamen and Intilaka neighbourhoods of Tunis.

Published in Tunisia

Mustafa Hashem al-Darwish was arrested in May 2015 and charged with protest-related offences, many of which occurred when he was 17.

Published in Saudi Arabia

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will never cooperate with a possible International Criminal Court investigation into the thousands of killings under his anti-drugs crackdown, his spokesman said Tuesday, calling an international inquiry insulting to the country’s justice system.

Published in Philippines

Fatou Bensouda says preliminary examination found there is a basis to believe ‘the crime against humanity of murder’ was committed in the government’s drug crackdown.

Published in Philippines

A Ghanaian court on Tuesday denied bail to 21 gay rights activists arrested nearly three weeks ago for what police described as an unlawful gathering, their lawyer said.

Published in Ghana
Thursday, 10 June 2021 15:02

Kenyan avocado farm faces more claims of abuse

Two women who say they were raped by security guards at Kenya's Kakuzi farm have spoken out about their ordeals.

Published in Kenya

Hundreds have held a rare protest in Bahrain over the death of a vaccinated prisoner from the coronavirus held by the island kingdom.

Published in Bahrain

Germany's foreign minister said on Monday the European Union should abolish the right of individual member states to veto foreign policy measures as the 27-nation bloc could not allow itself to be "held hostage".

Published in China

The first person charged under the national security law in Hong Kong will face a trial without jury, the city's High Court ruled on Thursday, in a landmark decision which marks a departure from the global financial hub's common law traditions.

Published in Hong Kong

Protesters have burned tyres and blocked roads in the Iraqi city of Karbala after a prominent civil activist was killed by unknown gunmen.

Published in Iraq
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