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    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 Report Holds China Responsible for ‘Serious Human Rights Violations’ in Xinjiang; China Rebuts Strongly

    The OHCHR report released on Wednesday points to “allegations of patterns of torture, or ill-treatment, including forced medical treatment and adverse conditions of detention”...

    Myanmar Executes Four Pro-Democracy Activists

    As part of democratic reforms in 2014, the sentences of prisoners on death row were commuted to life imprisonment. But several dozen convicts received...

    Sri Lanka Economic Crisis Requires ‘Immediate Global Attention’, Warn Rights Experts

    Sri Lankans are struggling to meet their food and nutrition needs in the face shortages and higher prices for food and fuel. The country...

    Human Rights Defenders Write to Guterres; Say Next OHCHR Must be a Rights Champion

    The post of High Commissioner should be filled by someone of high moral standing and personal integrity, and who is independent and impartial and...

    This is 2022 and Iran is Set to ‘Finger Guillotine’

    A sawing contraption will cut off four fingers of the right hands of seven men convicted of burglary in Tehran. But the medieval form...

    War in Ukraine Morally Unacceptable, Politically Indefensible, Militarily Nonsensical

    The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has received credible allegations that Russian armed forces have used cluster munitions in populated...

    Sri Lanka: UN rights chief welcomes reform but concerns remain

    Sri Lanka has taken steps towards legal, institutional and security sector reforms, but more action is still needed, according to a report issued on...

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    Sri Lanka Set to Announce Successful Completion of Debt Restructuring Programme

    With the global economic landscape evolving rapidly, the island nation's ability to manage its debt and implement effective economic...
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    UN Concerned Over Misuse of UN Symbols by Bangladesh Government

    The spokesperson for the UN Secretary General alluded to reports of UN-marked vehicles possibly involved in recent events in...

    Union Budget 2024-25 Propels Agriculture with ₹1.52 Lakh Crore Allocation

    Land reforms are expected to streamline land administration and planning, facilitating easier access to agricultural services and improving urban...

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    Sri Lanka Set to Announce Successful Completion of Debt Restructuring Programme

    With the global economic landscape evolving rapidly, the island...

    UN Concerned Over Misuse of UN Symbols by Bangladesh Government

    The spokesperson for the UN Secretary General alluded to...