"We ask international partners, especially the African Union and regional partners, to work with us to address the crisis in Tigray, including through action at the UN and other relevant bodies," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.
The week-long clashes have continued after security forces fired to disperse protesters, who were trying to storm the provincial government building using rocks and Molotov cocktails.
Alexey Navalny will serve his two years and six months in a penal colony outside Moscow for breaching parole terms while recovering in Germany from a nerve agent poisoning.
Designed to grant security guarantees to individuals, reconciliation agreements have routinely failed to prevent the arrest, harassment, and detention of reconciled Syrians across the country.
French government wants to shut down the largest NGO documenting racist and hate attacks against Muslims in France. Amnesty says the draft law that would allow the crackdown threatens the right to freedom of association.
Oman reportedly offered pardons to opposition figures in a bid to foster national unity – but one dissident has suggested otherwise.
There are innumerable accounts from local sources and media as well as rights organisations that contradict the US claim.
Human rights groups estimate Myanmar’s overcrowded prisons hold 92,000 people, including those awaiting trial.
Advocacy groups including Human Rights Watch (HRW) and Amnesty warn that cramped accommodation and inadequate sanitation endanger migrant workers across the Gulf, who may not have access to healthcare.
The non-binding resolution follows a spate of high-profile child sex-abuse cases that have provoked outrage and riots across Pakistan in recent years.
India's 'non-lethal' weapon to crush protests in Kashmir takes lives - and those it doesn't kill, it maims permanently.
Acknowledgement of the violence came in a television package that criticised international Farsi-language channels for their reporting on the crisis after Amnesty International said at least 208 people were killed in the crackdown.
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