UN rights chief Volker Turk says Iran is in a full-fledged human rights crisis and calls for an independent and transparent investigative process into alleged violations of human rights.
Two suspects have been arrested after seven soldiers were killed in two separate attacks on patrols in the centre-west of the country.
The questionable “drug bust” involving Aryan Khan has reinforced fears that no one — particularly critics — is safe in an environment where majoritarianism reigns.
Demonstrators in Yangon came out for their first mass protests in defiance of an 8 pm curfew to show support for an estimated 200 students trapped, later released, by security forces in a small area of one neighbourhood.
Spain's Cadena Ser radio said one of those arrested was former club president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
Police detained 47 anti-Beijing activists on charges of conspiracy to commit subversion under the city's national security law, in the largest mass charge against the opposition camp since China's law came into effect last June.
Amnesty International criticised the arrest of several individuals over expressing their views and called for all in custody to be released.
The people of Indian-administered Kashmir share the horrors of torture and pain at the hand of troops following India's decision to strip the Muslim-majority region of its autonomous status.
Government sources say at least 4,000 people have been detained in India-administered Kashmir since its autonomy was stripped two weeks ago.
According to Palestinian figures, some 6,000 Palestinians continue to languish in Israeli detention facilities, including 51 women and 250 minors.
Triggered by Ottawa's comments expressing concern over the arrest of women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, the dispute shows no sign of ending, with the Kingdom announcing one action after another to escalate the row between the two US allies.
Around 300 people were arrested after demonstrations by the Gonabadi Sufi order, known as dervishes, turned into running clashes with the police in northern Tehran.
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