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Dhaka: Bangladesh's RAB officials have arrested 13 people for their alleged role in trafficking people to Malaysia and the Middle East, media reports said on Saturday. more
Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns

New York, July 18 (JEN): Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights ex ...

ICJ rules in favour of India in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

The Hague: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled in favour of India as it passed its verdict in the case related to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced to death ...

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief

New York, July 17 (JEN): Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a H ...

UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending ‘harrowing migration ordeal’

New York, July 17 (IBNS): With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences ...

‘Severe’ new US asylum restrictions will put vulnerable families at risk, UN refugee agency says

New York, July 17 (JEN): Deeply concerned about the new rule barring from asylum the majority of people crossing the southern land border of the United States, the UN refugee agency, UNHC ...

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told

New York, July 17 (JEN): The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in t ...

‘No hope’ global development goals can be achieved without women, says UN Assembly President

New York, July 16 (JEN): Without the full participation and leadership of women, “we have no hope” of realizing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the President of t ...

As monsoon rains pound Rohingya refugee camps, UN food relief agency steps up aid

New York, July 13 (JEN): Since 4 July, heavy monsoon rains and wind have pounded the refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, with deaths, displacement and major damage foll ...

Pakistan's Pashtun protest for human rights acts as a woe to Imran government

The Pashtun people of Pakistan have been in the news in recent times when they pulled off a strong protest resulting in a deadly clash between security forces and Pashtun Tahaffuz Movemen ...