After imprisoned activist Abdullah al Hamid died in April, Saudi security forces carried out a number of raids on people who had sent condolences or expressed sympathy.
A number of rights groups have raised concerns surrounding the circumstances of al Shehi’s death, who was the latest victim of a protracted effort to quash dissent in the Kingdom.
The order is expected to seek the use of financial incentives to encourage police departments to adhere to best practices following nationwide protests against police brutality and racism.
The UN human rights office called on the Philippine government in a new report to end all violence targeting suspected drug offenders and to disband private and state-backed paramilitary groups.
The department said those entities were "complicit in human rights violations and abuses committed in China’s campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention, forced labor and high-technology surveillance against Uighurs" and others.
British society needs to be reshaped in a more egalitarian manner that doesn't set up minorities as lambs to the slaughter.
Speaking to TRT World, Hatice Cengiz said the UK government should not allow MBS to exploit premier sporting events to polish his damaged reputation.
Bahrain has released over a thousand prisoners, but political activists remain locked up.
Health officials eyeing possibility of using smartphones to ascertain with whom someone diagnosed with Covid-19 has been in contact.
New Delhi refuses to completely ease restrictions in India-administered Kashmir despite pleas from several rights group.
Governments from China to Singapore to Israel, ordered electronic monitoring of their citizens' movements to tackle Covid-19 and even some digital privacy defenders say it may be prudent to use some of the available data to help control the outbreak.
The US trails far behind other countries that prioritise humanity over politics.
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