A Sessions Court judge in Delhi granted bail Tuesday to 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested for sedition for allegedly creating documents with secessionist groups and sharing them on social media with the intention to create “disaffection” against the government of India and disrupt public order under the garb of supporting the farmer [...]

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The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office said Tuesday that there has been an increase in the number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan after the Afghanistan Peace Negotiations began in September. The report states that even though the year 2020 witnessed the lowest number of civilian casualties since 2013, [...]

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The Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Throssell in a statement made on Friday expressed the threat to judicial independence in Haiti. The statement was made in response to the arbitrary arrest of a Supreme Court judge and 22 other people on February 7, 2021. Moreover, the ordinary procedure was not [...]

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) trial against Alfred Yekatom and Patrice-Edouard Ngaïssona, accused of war crimes such as murder, torture, and attacking the civilian population and religious buildings in the Central African Republic (CAR), region opened Tuesday with both suspects denying all allegations. The region witnessed an armed conflict between the Seleka and Anti-Balaka groups. [...]

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Human Rights Watch condemned Friday the excessive force used by the Tunisian police on protestors calling for social justice, which lead to the death of one person and injuries to several others. The protests erupted in response to a Facebook video that showed the police mishandling a shepherd. The Tunisian police have been accused of acting [...]

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Thursday dismissed a case brought by Qatar against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for racial discrimination. The UAE filed a preliminary objection for lack of jurisdiction in response to the case brought by Qatar. Qatar had claimed “indirect discrimination” and that the measures adopted by the UAE including [...]

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Social Networking site Twitter has restored various accounts, including the accounts of a news website, actor and various political leaders after, temporarily withholding them. These accounts had in the past week posted several messages supporting the farmers’ protests in India. As per the Twitter Rules and policies: Many countries, including the United States have laws [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has started investigating the employment practices of Elon Musk’s SpaceX after receiving a complaint by a non-US citizen for discrimination. The non-citizen claims that he was not hired by SpaceX due to his citizenship status, as he was repeatedly asked questions about his nationality during the interview conducted by [...]

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UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet raised concern over increasing human rights violations by state and military officials in Sri Lanka in a UN report published on Wednesday. Bachelet also suggested the imposition of sanctions on military officials in Sri Lanka accused of war crimes and several human rights violations. The report highlights the negative impact [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday rescinded the Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy introduced by former president Donald Trump’s administration. This policy prohibited illegal entry into the US and enforced strict punishments for violators, often resulting in family separations. While introducing this policy, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions had said, “To those who wish [...]

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