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    Myanmar: From Bad to Worse, to Horrific

    The expert presented a grim assessment of 1.3 million displaced people; 28,000 destroyed homes; more than 13,000 children killed; a looming food crisis; and...

    Hijab Rules Must Go, Says UN Human Rights Office

    The death of a young woman in the custody of Iran’s ‘morality police’ has led to protests across the country. The government has come...

    UN Bans NGOs During High-Level Meetings of World Leaders— Triggering Strong Protests

    It is a lost opportunity for the UN and state diplomatic delegations to interact freely with civil society representatives who bring with them a...

    Multi-Faith Team Urges Repeal of Blasphemy Laws – in the Name of Religious Freedom

    A delegation of human rights and religious freedom advocates is visiting the United Nations this week to increase support among UN Member States for...

    Killings, Abductions Fuel Fear of Taliban Return in North-West Pakistan

    Swat was ruled unlawfully by Tehreek Taliban Pakistan from 2007 to 2010, when its militants were evicted through a military operation. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, one...

    United We Stand to Achieve Sustainable Development

    What works in one country may not work elsewhere, but true collaboration allows for learning from mistakes and sharing successes. This is where the...

    China Must Address Grave Human Rights Violations in Xinjiang, Say Rights Experts

    The statement of the 40 independent experts comes in the wake of the recent publication of a long-awaited report by the UN human rights...

    Afghanistan: A Treasure Worth More than a Trillion Dollars

    How come the Taliban managed, in just weeks, to push Afghanistan’s economy into “free fall” as defined by the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator, already in...
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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

    Authors of the report say that every two seconds, one person under the age of 70 dies of a...

    How to Make COP27 a Success

    From melting glaciers to a ‘monster’ monsoon, record-breaking floods have left a third of Pakistan currently under water and...

    Have MGNREGA Workers Become Bonded Labourers?

    Millions of workers remain unpaid for their work for several months. Despite over Rs. 21,000 crores of pending wages,...

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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

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    How to Make COP27 a Success

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