A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
More than one million members of the Uighur minority have been forced into internment camps in China. The U.K., U.S., Canada and European Union have acted, and so must Japan.
UK News: LONDON: London: Amnesty International has released a report slamming India for its “punitive” lockdown in response to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Critics say officials are stalling the relaunch of the watchdog to avoid accountability for rights violations. A top court has ordered the ruling party to fill empty positions after the previous ones expired in 2019.
Amnesty International says some measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic have aggravated existing patterns of abuses and inequalities in Europe and Central Asia.
An annual report by Amnesty International has found that human rights in Indonesia deteriorated last year, with the government failing to stop unlawful killings in Papua and West Papua.
Indefinite detentions are coming to an end this summer after the Swedish parliament voted for time-limited detentions.
As the trial of award-winning journalist and human rights activist Omar Radi is set to begin in Morocco on April 6, 2021, the undersigned organizations call on Moroccan authorities to grant him provisional release and guarantee fair trial proceedings for all parties.
China warned Australia that it will “respond in kind” if Canberra sanctions Beijing over the human rights abuses against ethnic minority of Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by Covid-19.
Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor has called on Denmark to rethink its decision to return Syrian refugees to Damascus.
Outraged protesters are intensifying calls for dismissals and other official actions one day after the bodies of a young woman and her suspected abductor were discovered in a case that highlights the ongoing — but banned — practice of “bride kidnapping.”