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Gains made in defending women's rights fragile:UN rights chief

The UN human rights chief has praised movements around the world by women to "reclaim public spaces", including in India, but warned the gains made over the years were fragile and should not be taken for granted. "It is heartening that women are mobilising in ... Business Standard, 2 weeks ago
Saudi detains two human rights activists: monitor Business Standard, 2 months ago

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Top US diplomat snubs launch of own rights report

Low-profile US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under attack for failing to appear in public to launch his own department's annual human rights report. President Donald Trump's chief diplomat, who has all but dropped from public view since taking office ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured to death by Saudi police

Riyadh : Two transgender Pakistanis, both natives of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), died on Tuesday after being subjected to torture allegedly by Saudi police in Riyadh for cross-dressing in public. According to the Express Tribune, thirty-five transgender people ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Saudi-led strikes on Yemen port, fears for civilians - UN

The Saudi-led coalition has intensified air strikes on the Yemen port of Hodeidah, potentially trapping civilians and endangering a humanitarian operation to import vital supplies, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.
 DNA1 month ago

A step forward: Saudi Arabia has its first ever Women's Day

In a first, Saudi Arabia celebrated its own Women’s Day over the weekend. A three-day gathering was held at the King Fahd Cultural centre in Riyadh, reported The Independent . Amongst those present at the event were female members of the Saudi Royal ...
 DNA1 month ago

Saudi writer jailed for seven years: watchdog

A Saudi writer has been sentenced to seven years in prison for offences including having contact with foreign journalists, a rights group said today, part of what activists call "an intensified crackdown". The Gulf Centre for Human Rights said Nadhir ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

End ban on women driving, UN expert tells Saudi

Saudi Arabia's government should end the kingdom's ban on women driving and reform the male guardianship system, a United Nations independent expert said today. Philip Alston spoke at the end of a 12-day visit during which he met cabinet ministers, people ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Canada court dismisses challenge to controversial arms deal

A Canadian court on Tuesday dismissed a challenge to the government's controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia, ruling that the former foreign affairs minister considered the relevant security and human rights factors. Former Foreign Affairs Minister ...
 Reuters1 month ago

Bahrain postpones trial of high-profile activist

A Bahrain court today postponed the trial of Shiite opposition leader Nabil Rajab, a judicial source said, as authorities take increasingly harsh measures against dissent in the Gulf kingdom. Rajab, who was present at today's hearing, is charged with ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Spy’s eye: Stop politics on terrorism

Return of the instigated mobs of stone -pelting youth in Srinagar is again whipping up public sentiment in the valley against counter-terror operations of the army. The prolonged spell of civic unrest created by this activity, particularly after the killing ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago
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