In 2019, almost 45 percent of sexual digital crime cases were dropped by the country’s prosecution, compared to 19 percent of robbery cases and 27.7 percent of homicides, a report by Human Rights Watch says.
By parroting the Indian state’s narrative on the disputed territory, the rights organisation puts itself at odds with international law and misses the pattern of deliberate demographic change - or ethnic cleansing - against Kashmiri Muslims.
We look at the human and financial cost of the war according to the data from UN bodies, international NGOs and Syrian civil society groups.
While Israeli attacks on Gaza stopped following the ceasefire, Palestinians are facing mass arrests in Sheikh Jarrah and other areas.
Documents are hard to come by for Syrian refugees around the world. Refugee children in Lebanon are set to struggle academically exactly for that reason.
A Syrian refugee attempted to cross into Greece from Turkey like so many before him, but has been given an extraordinary punishment for it.
Authorities in western Libya free 120 fighters loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar, the latest move towards reconciliation in a UN-backed peace process aimed at ending years of violence.
Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan says the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her Covid-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east African country to look forward with hope and confidence.
UN Special Rapporteur on Iran calls for easing of US sanctions on Iran.
The European Union agency deployed at the Greek border is failing to hold itself accountable for abuses, NGOs say.
Human Rights Watch says Eritrean troops shot dead "over 200 civilians" on November 28-29 alone, making Axum massacre in Tigray region one of the deadliest atrocities of the conflict so far.
Trial of ex-sports minister Ngaissona and militia chief Yekatom is taking place against a backdrop of unrest in Central African Republic where rebels are waging an offensive against President Faustin Archange Touadera’s government.
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