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New York, Nov 25(Just Earth News): Strongly condemning the attack on a state-level Ombudsperson and his family in Mexico, the United Nations expert on human rights defenders has called on the authorities to investigate the incident and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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Exiled Baloch leader Bugti denies he sought asylum in India

Geneva, Nov 25 (JEN): Exiled Baloch leader Brahumdagh Bugti has said that he has not made any formal request to India to grant him political asylum close on the rejection of his asylum ...

Switzerland denies asylum to Brahumdagh Bugti, draws flak on social media

Zurich, Nov 23 (JEN): Minutes after exiled Baloch leader Brahumdagh Bugti announced on Twitter that his asylum plea was not granted by Switzerland, a place where he has lived in for se ...

Conviction of Mladic, the 'epitome of evil,' a momentous victory for justice – UN rights chief

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): Welcoming Wednesday’s conviction of former Bosnian Serb army commander Ratko Mladic on multiple counts of genocide, crimes against humanity and ...

Still far too much secrecy surrounding use of death penalty, says senior UN human rights official

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): A senior United Nations human rights official has stressed the need for greater transparency by countries that still use the death penalty, noting th ...

Mehran Marri detention: Activists cry foul at Switzerland

London, Nov 18 (JEN): Activists are crying foul after reports of Switzerland detaining Baloch separatist leader Mehran Marri went viral.

Wrapping up visit, UN rights chief urges El Salvador to address femicide and abortion ban

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): At the end of his first visit to El Salvador, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday highlighted the Government's stated commitment to h ...

UN rights chief voices concern about Cambodia election after opposition ban

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): The United Nations human rights chief voiced grave concerns Friday about the conduct of credible, free and fair elections in Cambodia next year follo ...

Is Islamabad forcing other nations to suppress Baloch movement?

Quetta/Zurich/London, Nov 17 (JEN): Earlier this month, black cabs in London displayed 'Free Balochistan' posters at the initiative of the World Baloch Organisation, which advo ...

Myanmar army publishes report, says it did not abuse Rohingya people

Naypyidaw, Nov 14 (JEN): After months of speculations by the international community and human rights watch dogs, the Myanmar army has finally published a report following an internal ...