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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 following in their wake, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. more
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 ...

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes

New York, July 9 (JEN): The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts of ...

Sindhi community protests in Canada against forced conversion of minor Hindu girls in Pakistan

Toronto: Several people, which comprised mostly of Canadian Sindhis, who are Hindus, recently gathered at the Mississauga Celebration Square in Ontario in Canada near here and demanded Pa ...

Tunisia bans use of niqab in government offices

Tunis: Citing security reasons, Tunisia government has banned wearing niqab, used by Muslim women to cover their entire face apart from the eyes, in government offices, media reports said ...

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding

New York, July 6 (JEN): Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and in ...

Pay packet inequality growing worldwide, says new UN report

New York, July 5 (JEN): Top earners around the world have seen their share of national income rise in the last decade and a half, while everyone else has seen their pay packets shrink by ...

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears

New York, July 4 (JEN): Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert sa ...

Hong Kong protesters attempt to storm local legislature : reports

Beijing (Sputnik/UNI) Protesters in Hong Kong, who oppose amendments to the city's controversial extradition law, once again took to the streets on Monday, which marks the 22nd annive ...

Nearly 1,600 migrant children reported dead, missing between 2014 to 2018: IOM

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) Nearly 1,600 children of migrant parents have been reported missing or dead between 2014 to 2018, a report released on Friday by the International Organization for Mi ...