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.
Iran's leadership needs to be held to account for its brutal response to protests in Iran, and in those countries where it exercises influence through proxies.
A 60-page report by the London-based rights group says the so-called “Surveillance Giants” have business models that are incompatible with the right to privacy, freedom of expression and the right to equality and non-discrimination.
Amnesty International says the death toll could increase as they investigated new reports of casualties. Jawar Mohammed, a former ally of PM Abiy Ahmed, told his supporters it was "not the time to kill each other", reminding them to stay alert.
The men were convicted in a mass terrorism trial, a case that activists have decried and that UN human rights experts had expressed concerns over.
The drug war is Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's signature initiative and is heavily supported by many in the country. However, the nightly slaying of suspects by police and masked gunmen has provoked international condemnation.
Mohamed Morsi embodied the Egyptian establishment's worst fears: a democratic path for the country. He could not be openly executed and was instead ushered to a slow death.
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