Category: Human Rights

Bangladesh: Accused Rohingya Refugees Shot Dead by Police during Gunfight

Two Rohingyas, accused in a case filed over the murder of a Jubo League leader, were killed in a “gunfight” with police in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf Upazila. The Rohingyas

Kashmir carrying out a silent Eid Al Adha

By Shayan Shakir The major Islamic festival of Eid Al Adha is being carried out in Indian administered Kashmir in a muted manner. All large co

India: Navy Rescues People Stranded on Train in Floods

Hundreds in India evacuated from train stuck in monsoon floodwaters. The Mahalaxmi Express left Mumbai late Friday for Kolhapur but got only 60km before it became stranded aft

“Gay Footballer” Removes Twitter Account After Changing Decision to Come Out

An anonymous guy who claimed to be a championship footballer announced on the social media to come out as gay has deleted his twitter account after changing the decisi

USA: Immigration Raids Started in Different Cities

On Friday President Trump confirmed reports that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to conduct nationwide sweeps from Sunday to arrest thousands of undocumented im

New Zealand: First Round of Gun Return Begins

New Zealand has started the first of more than 250 gun buyback collections for banned military-style semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacres. P

Nicki Minaj Pulls out of Saudi Arabia Concert

Nicki Minaj is pulling out of a concert in Saudi Arabia. The singer has cancelled an appearance at Jeddah World Fest citing her support for women's rights, gay rights

USA: Children at the Border Dispossessed of Facilities

The US immigration system is failing to accommodate children and families seeking legal asylum. Experts say it is a manufactured crisis, designed to create a backlog, drive po

USA: Johnson & Johnson Faces Multibillion Opioids Lawsuit in Oklahoma

Johnson & Johnson, one of the world's largest drug manufacturers, has gone on trial in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the US state of Oklahoma. Johnson & Johnson th

Germany: Chancellor Merkel says Rightwing Extremism Must be Tackled ‘without taboo’

Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said that the state must rigorously fight right-wing extremism after the murder of a prominent politician. The arrest of a man