A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration should ensure that any discussions about changing the country’s human rights policies be conducted transparently, with meaningful consultation with and the involvement of civil society and particularly affected groups, Human Rights Watch said.
Dominican activist says many with high-risk pregnancies ‘are left with no choice but to face death’.
Increasing land grabs endangering forest communities and wildlife as governments expand mining and agriculture to combat economic impact of Covid.
Education in South Africa is dismally unequal, and Covid-19 has exacerbated the crisis. Investment in infrastructure is crucial.
Zimbabwean authorities say the more contagious coronavirus variant that was first spotted in South Africa now accounts for 61 per cent of Zimbabwe’s new cases.
Palestinians are not allowed to walk on streets decreed as “sterile” by Israel. This goes beyond Apartheid South Africa.
Saudi court sentences Ayesha al-Jizani to death for killing Abiron Begum in March 2019, says a Bangladeshi official.
Belarusian security forces searched the homes of journalists and human rights activists in several cities across the country on Tuesday, intensifying a crackdown on mass protests against veteran President Alexander Lukashenko.
The Press Release has ignored the positive impact of extending Laws applicable to the rest of India to Jammu and Kashmir, MEA said.
Maryam Nawaz has asked PM Imran Khan to speak to the relatives of the Baloch missing persons who are protesting in Islamabad against forced abduction.
China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, U.S. President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation’s handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang.