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The Second Chamber of the Federal Criminal Court in Buenos Aires opened a case against the Myanmar military Saturday over atrocities committed against the Rohingyas. In 2017, the Myanmar military and its proxies launched a vicious campaign in the region. A report by the Anadolu Agency shows that nearly 24,000 Rohingya Muslims were killed, 34,000 [...]

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Amnesty International on Thursday published a report detailing the Bangladesh government’s crackdown on freedom of expression online by use of the country’s controversial Digital Security Act (DSA). The DSA was introduced in October 2018 and contains some wide-ranging provisions that enable the authorities to trample on the guarantee of freedom of speech and expression. Under [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Monday urged UN human rights experts to lead independent investigations into enforced disappearances by security officers in Bangladesh. HRW’s report, “‘Where No Sun Can Enter’: A Decade of Enforced Disappearances in Bangladesh,” urged top UN officials, donors, and trade partners, to step up measures to hold senior Bangladesh security forces [...]

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Most people in our societies identify as male or female, a man or a woman; but there have been people around the globe in different eras that have claimed other identities regarding their gender identity and have put this binary under challenge. Alternative genders across the globe demonstrate examples of cross-cultural gender diversity. In a [...]

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) called Tuesday for an investigation into the UN for improperly collecting data and sharing personal information from the Rohingya refugees with Bangladesh, which shared the information with Myanmar, their country of origin. The UN is accused of failing to conduct a full data impact assessment, which is a requirement set by [...]

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