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Two Myanmar army deserters confirm role in Rohingya genocide
Two news organizations and a rights group reported on Tuesday that two Myanmar soldiers have confessed to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims and are being transported to The Hague in the Netherlands. In their video testimony, Pvt. Myo Win Tun and Pv (More)
Human rights organization accuses Canada of failing to bring war criminals to justice
Canada has failed to bring individuals accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity to justice, according to a report released Tuesday by human rights organization Amnesty International Canada.The new report is part of a series that document (More)
UN Human Rights Office says trial of Jamal Khashoggi's killers has been inadequate
Rupert Colville, a spokesperson for the Human Rights Commission of the UN, said in a press briefing Tuesday that the Saudi case on the "horrendous crime" of killing the journalist Jamal Khashoggi  in 2018 has lacked "proper transparency in the justic (More)
India-Pakistan 73 Years After Partition
“I tell you that I still consider myself to be an Indian. For the moment I have accepted the Governor-Generalship of Pakistan. But I am looking forward to a time when I would return to India and take my place as a citizen of my country.” - Muhammad A (More)
UN, G7 leaders call for investigation into poisoning of Alexei Navalny
G7 foreign ministers condemned the poisoning of Alexei Navalny Wednesday. The statement comes after UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet called Tuesday for an independent Russian investigation into the poisoning. The G7 foreign min (More)
Pakistan court sentences Christian man to death for blasphemy
The Lahore Sessions Court in Pakistan on Tuesday sentenced Christian factory worker Asif Pervaiz to death for blasphemy. Pervaiz has been in custody since 2013 when he was first charged with blasphemy for messages he sent to his former supervisor, Mu (More)
NYU report urges broad reforms to internet liability law
Researchers at the New York University (NYU) Stern Center for Business and Human Rights released a report on Tuesday calling for amendments to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to include stronger regulatory provisionsThe 1996 Communi (More)
US sanctions 4 individuals for undermining democracy in Venezuela
The US Department of the Treasury announced Friday that it added four new Venezuelan nationals to its list of specially designated nationals.The individuals are David Eugenio De Lima Salas, Reinaldo Enrique Muñoz Pedroza, Indira Maira Alfonzo Iza (More)
Federal judge rules DHS cannot hold migrant children in hotels before expelling them
Judge Dolly Gee of the US District Court for the Central District of California ruled Friday that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must end their practice of holding migrant children in hotels before they can be expelled from the US.On M (More)
UN rights experts express concerns over Hong Kong National Security Law
Seven UN human rights experts signed a letter to the Chinese government expressing concerns about whether China is complying with its international obligations for human rights standards. The letter, made public Friday, specifically questioned The La (More)