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It has been almost three years since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan and women’s rights continue to be under attack. more
Children now work so that families can survive amid ongoing Gaza war, says ILO

Eight months to the day since the Israel-Hamas war erupted in Gaza, the UN labour agency, ILO, warned on Friday that families there now send their children to work just to survive, as une ...

Pakistan: Christian man chained, tortured in Lahore for allegedly delaying garbage collection

In a shocking viral video, a Christian man was caught on camera chained and brutally beaten up in Pakistan's Lahore city over delayed garbage collection, an episode once again highlig ...

UNHCR report shows complementary admissions for refugees reach record highs

A new report jointly issued by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) reveals a significant increase in the issuance of study, ...

World Uyghur Congress opposes Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Europe

The World Uyghur Congress has said it is opposed to the 'openness displayed' by Europe towards Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to European nations.

Misinformation and politicisation of migration is ‘clouding public discourse’, says IOM

Money sent home by migrants abroad has surpassed foreign direct investment in boosting the gross domestic product (GDP) of developing countries, UN migration agency IOM said in the latest ...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights asks Russia to end crackdown as journalist detentions reach all-time high

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged Russia to end its crackdown on journalists in a statement issued on Tuesday shortly after President Vladmir Putin began a fifth term in off ...

‘Extraordinary, deep anxiety’ in Gaza amid rising fear over Rafah attack

Ordinary Gazans remain in a “constant state of trauma” over an impending full-scale Israeli attack on the enclave’s southernmost city of Rafah amid a growing number of s ...

Protesters raise Palestine flag in Harvard campus

The ongoing pro-Palestine demonstrations across US universities are spreading like wildfire with anti-Israeli demonstrators recently flying a Palestinian flag at a spot in the Harvard Uni ...

Burkina Faso: UN rights office deeply alarmed over report of killing of 220 villagers

The UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Friday raised alarm over the situation in northern Burkina Faso, where several hundred civilians, including children, were reportedly killed amidst f ...