A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
Appeal from Premier Li Keqiang comes as EU-China ties deteriorate over Xinjiang and Hong Kong.
India’s government needs to urgently address healthcare shortages amid the world’s fastest-growing Covid-19 crisis, and ensure that vulnerable communities have equitable access to treatment.
A court in Thailand on Thursday denied bail for seven detained activists accused of insulting the king, two of whom have deteriorating health from more than a month of hunger strikes, their lawyer said, prompting concern from right groups.
Agency head Rosalind Croucher says she told Stoker ‘it is not for an assistant attorney general’ to give direction.
The EU, France and Germany have distanced themselves from reports of a deal that would see Serbia and Kosovo recognise each other’s sovereignty.
An international rights watchdog accused Israel on Tuesday of pursuing policies of apartheid and persecution against Palestinians - and against its own Arab minority - that amount to crimes against humanity.
The continued detention of Haneen Hossam, a TikTok influencer, on a new charge of “human trafficking” has raised concern among rights advocates, bringing Egypt’s human rights under scrutiny once again.
Case of student whose body was found in Cairo in 2016 finally reaches courtroom.
There is a resolution pending in the House of Representatives which calls for a more assertive set of policies toward the Iranian regime.
More Saudi women are joining the workforce, according to a Brookings Institution report that said their participation rate rose from 20% to 33% in two years.